Make Way for Active ETFs – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Make Way for Active ETFs
Wall Street Journal
A long-heralded blossoming of actively managed exchange-traded funds is one step closer, now that the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this month removed a hurdle that discouraged money managers from releasing such products. The end of
 
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Short-duration bond ETFs offer protection against rising interest rates – ETF Strategy


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Short-duration bond ETFs offer protection against rising interest rates
ETF Strategy
In the US, NYSE-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) such as the Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH), the SPDR Barclays Short Term Corporate Bond ETF (SCPB) and iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF (CSJ) could be appropriate, as they
 

 

Trade Like An Insider With The KNOW ETF – ETF Database


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Trade Like An Insider With The KNOW ETF
ETF Database
Since this is a pure equity based strategy, we feel that it is more conducive to an ETF wrapper. We wanted our strategy to have similar trading characteristics to other equity index based strategies which give you the flexibility of trading intra-day
 
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Need for Speed Means ETF Trading Outpaces Bonds: Credit Markets – Bloomberg

 

Need for Speed Means ETF Trading Outpaces Bonds: Credit Markets
Bloomberg
Volumes in the three-biggest junk ETFs increased to a daily average of $587.83 million this year, equal to 11.5 percent of daily trading in the bonds, data compiled by Bloomberg show. That’s up 90 percent from 2011, when the amount changing hands was

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Merger Space Gains New ETF, New Strategy – TheStreet.com

 

Merger Space Gains New ETF, New Strategy
TheStreet.com
Generically speaking, this is a merger arbitrage fund, a strategy that has been available for many years in retail products. The Merger Fund (MERFX) and the Arbitrage Fund (ARBFX) once dominated the space. Then, three years ago, the first ETF hit the

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ProShares to debut merger arbitrage ETF on BATS Exchange – ETF Strategy


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ProShares to debut merger arbitrage ETF on BATS Exchange
ETF Strategy
The ProShares Merger ETF (MRGR), an innovative new fund from US-based alternative exchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist ProShares, is scheduled to list on the BATS Exchange on 13 December. ProShares to debut merger arbitrage ETF on BATS Exchange. The
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Use ETFs to Minimize Year-End Tax Liabilities – ETF Trends


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Use ETFs to Minimize Year-End Tax Liabilities
ETF Trends
Considering that the year is quickly ticking away, investors can shift positions in exchange traded funds to minimize their tax liability for the current year. For instance, some investors have utilized a popular tax planning strategy with ETFs where
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ETFs enter plans as part of higher risk strategies – Financial Times

 

ETFs enter plans as part of higher risk strategies
Financial Times
The latter is based on a reluctance to uproot from active or index-based mutual funds when the ETFs‘ tax efficiency and intraday trading benefits are less beneficial to retirement savers. Yet the products are making some advances in the retirement

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Get Rid Of Your Emerging Market ETF Volatility Problem Once And For All – ETF Database


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Get Rid Of Your Emerging Market ETF Volatility Problem Once And For All
ETF Database
RBS’s family of “TrendPilot” exchange-traded notes offers investors exposure to a dynamic trading strategy applied across a variety of asset classes. Each fund tracks a rules-based index that strategically shifts allocations based on a simple
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Why ETFs are Here to Stay on Wall Street – ETF Trends


ETF Trends

Why ETFs are Here to Stay on Wall Street
ETF Trends
“The primary advantage that ETFs have is their low-cost structure. By adopting investment strategies that track passive indexes rather than requiring active management, ETFs don’t have to pay as much for frequent trading expenses, and they generally
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