It’s Been a Great Year for Smart Beta ETFs-Smart beta or customized index-based exchange traded funds have been quickly gaining traction as an alternative to any shortcomings of traditional market capitalization-weighted index funds, attracting billions of dollars this
A New Fixed-Income Momentum ETF Strategy-State Street Global Advisors has partnered up with Dorsey, Wright & Associates, a Nasdaq company, to launch a fixed-income exchange traded fund that implements a relative strength indexing methodology to
Momentum ETF Strategies to Ride a Growing Wave-Investors who believe that last year's top performers can still maintain their lead ahead could look to momentum exchange traded fund strategies for 2016. Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ U.S.
A Popular, Expensive ETF Plays The Hot Hand-Large investors are flocking to a popular Dorsey, Wright & Associates sector-rotation exchange traded fund strategy, betting on hot areas of the market to push higher. The First Trust Dorsey
An Indomitable Rise for This ETF-Hundreds of new exchange traded products come to market every year. Some take the long road to asset-gathering proficiency while others gain investors’ affinity in a matter of months. Then
Buy One ETF, get a few More With ETFs of ETFs-The hedge fund fund industry has funds of hedge funds, a vehicle that gives investors exposure to several managers across multiple strategies. The exchange traded funds industry has followed suit
The Growing Smart-Beta ETF Space-In the rapidly expanding exchange traded fund industry, alternative or smart-beta ETFs have experienced a rapid ascent as investors capitalize on actively managed styles in a passive index-based fund wrapper.
Another Decent Year for New ETFs-Last year, over 150 exchange traded products launched in the U.S. with about 20 being able to get to often highlighted $100 million in assets under management mark. This year’s
Most Searched ETFs: Scintillating Sectors-Since the start of our endeavor to examine weekly ETF search data and trends, which commenced earlier this year, there have been weeks where sector funds have dominated. This is
A Healthy Biotech ETF-To put it delicately, 2014 has been an interesting and volatile year for biotechnology stocks and the exchange traded funds that hold those shares. Biotech stocks usually trade at a
A Look at the New International Focus 5 ETF-The First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF (NasdaqGM: IFV) debuted Wednesday, marking the introduction of an international answer to the already popular First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5
International Focus 5 ETF Due Out Wednesday-The First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF will debut Wednesday on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker “IFV.” IFV is the international equivalent of the popular First
How to Utilize Smart-Beta ETFs in Your Portfolio-The new batch of strategic- or smart-beta index-based exchange traded funds help diversify investment portfolios beyond traditional cap-weighted holdings, but long-term investors should be prepared to experience cyclical trends. "It
Momentous Momentum Rebound Carries This ETF-Remember the momentum sell-off that tripped previously high-flying sectors? You know the one that occurred late in the first quarter and lasted into the early part of the second quarter?
Get Five on it With This ETF of ETFs-The fund of funds approach that is often associated with the hedge fund universe has a presence in the exchange traded products industry with the newest addition being the First