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Chewy Jumps 6% on Lockup News

Shares of the online pet retailer, Chewy, climbed over 6% on Wednesday, as the company overcame lockup expiration worries. Shares rose more than 8% to an intraday high of $27.69 before pulling back slightly. “There was a lot of angst about this lockup expiration, and to date, obviously, we have not seen any announcements of major share [...]

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REX Shares Launches Leveraged Cannabis ETNs

The first leveraged exchange-traded product in the U.S. linked to the cannabis industry launched today on the New York Stock Exchange. REX Shares today added to its MicroSectors™ lineup with the launch of MJO, an Exchange-Traded Note (ETN) linked to MSMJ, the Indxx MicroSectors™ North American Cannabis Index, and will seek to provide 2x leveraged [...]

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SEC Officially Signs Off on New Wave of Semi-Transparent ETFs

Semi-transparent actively managed exchange traded funds, a fund structure pioneered Precidian Investments, took another step forward Tuesday when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a joint application for exemptive relief from Natixis Investment Managers and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). “The SEC has approved the NYSE’s joint application with Natixis Investment Managers for [...]

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Peloton Stock Suffers on Heels of Viral Ad, Analyst Reports

After releasing disappointing earnings in November, recent IPO Peloton may have more significant issues than the public relations debacle from the controversial ad that has now become a meme. Short-seller Citron Research said in a report Tuesday that it anticipates the stock will plummet roughly 85% to just $5 a share. Citron said in the report, titled [...]

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High Yield Bond Seekers Could Take a Different “ANGL” with this ETF

Investor interest in bond ETFs reached fever pitch during the summer as volatility in equities spurred a demand for safe haven assets. However, low rates have high yield bond seekers looking for ways to earn a higher-than-average return on debt, which they may find in the VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (BATS: [...]

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Largest-Ever IPO May Land In Your ETF

Saudi Aramco began trading. The giant oil company could soon find itself in U.S.-listed ETFs.

 

Leveraged Cannabis ETN Launches

REX Shares launched two MicroSectors cannabis ETNs, including the industry's first leveraged product.

 

ETF Issuer Revenue Hits New Record

U.S. ETF industry seeing record assets under management and revenue.

 

Best & Worst Performing Single Country ETFs

A few international stock markets have managed to outperform the U.S.

 

ETF League Table As Of Dec. 9, 2019

Here are all the U.S. ETF issuers and their daily asset flows.

 

REX Shares Leveraged Cannabis ETNs Launch on NYSE

The first leveraged exchange-traded product in the U.S. linked to the cannabis industry launched today on the New York Stock Exchange.

 

'AGG' ETF Still a Great Option for Core Bond Exposure

Since 2003, the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG A+) has been the go-to fund for investors who want that core bond exposure, and with close to 20 years under its belt (not to mention $67 billion in assets under management), AGG is still a great option.

 

Can U.S. Equities Have a December to Remember?

U.S. equities are ending the year with record highs in the major indexes like the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500, but December could end up being the proverbial cherry on top, which could make it a month to remember to end a strong 2019.

 

Consider This Emerging Markets ETF For 2020

Stocks in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, are lagging the broader emerging markets complex this year. The VanEck Vectors Indonesia Index ETF (IDX B+) is up just over 2% while the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is up 9.14%.

 

Look At This Big, Broad, Efficient Bond ETF

Fixed income ETFs on a torrid asset-gathering paces this year. In fact, as of Nov. 30, bond ETFs are outpacing their equity-based rivals in terms of new assets added this year.

 

American Century ETF Trust files with the SEC

 

December 10, 2019--American Century ETF Trust has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.

 

Ark ETF Trust files with the SEC

 

December 10, 2019--Ark ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.

 

Procure ETF Trust I files with the SEC-LGBTQ + ESG100 ETF

 

December 10, 2019--Procure ETF Trust I has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the LGBTQ + ESG100 ETF.

 

Krane Shares Trust files with the SEC-KFA Dynamic Fixed Income ETF

 

December 9, 2019--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KFA Dynamic Fixed Income ETF.

 

VanEck Vectors ETF Trust files with the SEC-VanEck Vectors Energy Income ETF

 

December 9, 2019--VanEck Vectors ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the VanEck Vectors Energy Income ETF.

 
 
 

Dec. 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

Succinct investment outlook for each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs based on a fundamental analysis of the funds’ underlying constituents.

 

Nov. 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

Succinct investment outlook for each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs based on a fundamental analysis of the funds’ underlying constituents.

 

Oct. 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

Succinct investment outlook for each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs based on a fundamental analysis of the funds’ underlying constituents.

 

Sept. 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

Succinct investment outlook for each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs based on a fundamental analysis of the funds' underlying constituents.

 

August 2019 Sector SPDR Analyzer

 

The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for August 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs…

 
 
 

Global ETF market positive in November

 

The ETF market remained in a positive scenario across the globe in November, and investors’ attention focused massively on equity exposures, according to the ETF Market Flows Analysis report from Amundi ETF.

 

MicroSectors launches first leveraged cannabis-linked ETP in the US

 

REX Shares (REX) has added to its MicroSectors lineup with the launch of MJO, the first leveraged exchange-traded product in the US linked to the cannabis industry. 

 

Amun secures approval for base prospectus for crypto ETPs

 

Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) Finansinspektionen has approved the Base Prospectus filed by Amun AG for fully collateralised, passive investment products with crypto currencies as the underlying asset.

 

Green agenda becomes top investor priority for 2020, says GraniteShares

 

Renewable energy has become the top investment sector for UK investors with almost a third (30 per cent) regarding it as the sector they would actively put their money into for long term gain, according to a survey by ETF provider GraniteShares.

 

Cerulli research reveals close to half of US ETF issuers are working on semi-transparent ETFs

 

Semi-transparent

New research from Cerulli Associates’ finds that 80 per cent of US ETF issuers estimate that non-transparent ETFs will gather between USD1 billion and USD100 billion by 2025, as it will probably take time to raise assets for the new class.

 
 
 

What Innovative Industrial Properties’ (IIPR) New Dividends Could Mean for this Stock

 

Today Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIPR) declared a Q4 2019 dividend of $1.00 per share of common stock, equating to an approximate 28% increase above the company’s Q3 2019 dividend of $0.78 per share, and about a 186% increase above

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Don’t Expect Lower Oil Prices Anytime Soon

 

OPEC increases output cuts The Saudis want a higher price Iran continues to be a problem Twice each year, the oil ministers of the international cartel gather in Vienna, Austria, to decide on production policy for the next six months.

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Silver Price Forecast: Investors Should Be Bearish

 

Silver hasn’t given traders much to cheer about lately.  Following the peak in September it’s been a story of aborted pops and failed follow-through. But is the chart starting to say a different story now?  Let’s look at some common

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What Caused Today’s Rally in Cannabis Stocks?

 

Pot stocks rallied today after Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC) announced its new CEO will be David Klein, current CFO Constellation Brands Inc. “David is an experienced strategist with a deep understanding of how to build enduring consumer brands while leveraging

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Natural Gas Prices Plunge, Where’s it Headed Next?

 

An ugly move to the downside Lots of winter left Island reversal is a target   January is the peak season month for the demand side of the fundamental equation in the natural gas market. The winter months are the

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Active ETFs set to stampede onto Aussie exchanges, Fidelity and Janus Henderson in lead

 

Active ETFs are set to stampede onto Australian exchanges, with a fleet of new funds slated to list in the coming months, ETF Stream has learnt. ASIC’s decision – handed down today – to allow opaque actively managed funds to trade on exchange like regular ETFs has busted the dam wall. It has paved the way for global asset managers ...

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Qontigo launches self-indexing solutions platform

 

Another indexing disruptor has joined the market, this time by Qontigo, the financial intelligence branch of Deutsche Boerse and STOXX, which has launched a self-indexing platform. Named STOXX iSTUDIO, the platform enables its users to create custom-built indices using STOXX’s open-architecture index infrastructure. The platform is directed at asset managers, asset owners and other financial services clients who can develop ...

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Expert Investors: Andrew Limberis of Omba Advisory & Investments

 

Expert investors is a new series brought to you by ETF Stream where on a fortnightly basis we interview the key individuals from across the fund selection and research space about the ETF industry. Fund selection plays a crucial role in portfolio construction. Once the asset allocation decision has been made, these individuals need to decide how they want to be ...

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Invesco shuts two ETFs

 

Invesco has closed two exporter ETFs in response to continued low levels of demand for the products, ETF Stream can reveal. Launched in June 2015, the Invesco STOXX Japan Exporters UCITS ETF (JPEX) and the Invesco STOXX Eurozone Exporters UCITS ETF (EZXU) have just $2.5m and $15.7m assets under management (AUM) at the time of closure, respectively. Invesco said in ...

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ASIC lifts ban on active ETFs

 

Australia’s corporate cop ASIC has lifted its ban on opaque active ETFs. Following extensive industry talks, the regulator has decided it will allow active ETFs that hide their portfolios to list on Australia’s two exchanges. ASIC said that hopeful active ETF providers must comply with new guidelines, and that some active managers needed to improve their ETF trading. But so ...

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ETF.com’s Dave Nadig Goes In-Depth on Defined Outcome ETFs

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig goes in-depth on Defined Outcome ETFs, one of 2019’s biggest ETF success stories.

 

m+ funds’ Steve Houston on Defined Outcome Investing

Steve Houston, Principal at m+ funds, explains their lineup of defined outcome unit investment trusts and the future of structured products.

 

Principal’s Matt Raynor Explains Their ETF Approach

Matt Raynor, Head of Strategic Accounts at Principal, explains their approach to the ETF market and highlights several Principal ETFs.

 

Shaping Returns: Defined Outcome Investing

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig goes in-depth on Defined Outcome ETFs, one of 2019’s biggest ETF success stories.  m+ funds’ Steve Houston explains their lineup of defined outcome unit investment trusts and the future of structured products.  Matt Raynor highlights Principal’s approach to the ETF market, including multifactor and actively managed offerings.

 

ETF.com’s Drew Voros Highlights 2019 ETF Flows

ETF.com’s Drew Voros highlights 2019 ETF flows and fields a variety of questions including on cannabis ETFs.

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Episode #131: David Rosenberg, “If Next Year is Not a Recession, It’s Going to Feel Like It”

 

Episode #131: “If Next Year is Not a Recession, It’s Going to Feel Like It”           Guest: David Rosenberg. David is Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.’s Chief Economist and Strategist with a focus on providing a top-down perspective to the Firm’s investment process and Asset Mix Committee. Prior to joining Gluskin […]

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Episode #130: Eric Falkenstein, “I Think in the Long Run (Cryptocurrencies) Are Going to Work”

 

Episode #130: “I Think in the Long Run (Cryptocurrencies) Are Going to Work”             Guest: Eric Falkenstein. Eric was a TA for Hyman Minsky, which motivated him to be a macroeconomist. After grad school, he worked at KeyCorp bank in Cleveland, first as an economist, then he set up their […]

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Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches

 

Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches Guest: Episode #129 has no guest. It’s a “just Meb” show. Date Recorded: 11/12/18 Sponsor: EquityZen     Run-Time: 1:06:34 To listen to Episode #129 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #129 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode […]

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Episode #128: Claude Lamoureux, When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better

 

Episode #128: When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better         Guest: Claude Lamoureux. Claude is an actuary by training, and from 1990 to 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan. Prior to […]

Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A

 

Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A Guest: Episode #127 has no guest but is co-hosted by Jeff Remsburg. Date Recorded:10/22/18 Run-Time: 1:02:21 To listen to Episode #127 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #127 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode […]

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Episode #126: Karen Finerman, ‘Out-of-Favorness’ Is Appealing. The Difficult Part is Timing

 

Episode #126: ‘Out-of-Favorness’ Is Appealing. The Difficult Part is Timing             Guest: Karen Finerman. Karen began her career as a trader at First City Capital, a risk arbitrage fund. She later joined Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette where she became Lead Research Analyst for the Risk Arbitrage department. In 1992, she […]

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Matt Stoller – Fighting Monopolies (EP.63)

Matthew Stoller from the Open Markets Institute joins Phil to talk about his book Goliath and explain the history of the war against monopoly power in America. The history and cyclicality of monopolies as a political issue The damage done by monopolies America’s concentration crisis across all sectors Antitrust and monopoly concerns in the

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Ben Hunt – Epsilon Theory: Part Two (EP.62)

Ben Hunt explains the meaning behind some of the most important of Epsilon Theory phrases and concepts. Always Go to the Funeral The Nudging Oligarchy Why am I reading this NOW? Narrative missionaries Too Clever by Half Clear Eyes & Full Hearts

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Andrew Stewart – Exchange Capital (EP.61)

Andy Stewart from Exchange Capital Management sits down with Exponential’s Phil Bak and Charles Ragauss to talk about the investing landscape. Highlights include: Complimenting ETFs with direct stock investing Concentration of cap weight indexes Tech stock valuations Active versus passive as a false debate The evolution and impact of commission free trading How to

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Sal Gilbertie – Trading Agriculture (EP.60)

Phil is joined by Sal Gilbertie, Founder and CEO of Teucrium Trading to discuss commodities. The conversation highlights include: Our connection to commodities and how everything we touch comes from commodities Launching Teucrium Trading and their ETFs How to forecast commodity prices Technology in the agriculture industry Geo-politics and the trade wars – impact

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Scott Nations – Options and Crashes (EP.59)

Scott Nations joins the podcast to talk about how options trading has evolved over his career and to give an overview of his book, The History of the United States in Five Crashes. Topics discussed: Options trading pits – how they have evolved What it takes to be a good options trader Creating a

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