Tuesday Hot Reads: Downsides Of Many New ETFs

June 27, 2017

Compiled by ETF.com Staff


The Downsides Of Many New ETFs (Financial Planning)
Before you put your clients in new ETFs, ask yourself why the strategy would work any better in an ETF wrapper than it did in a mutual fund wrapper.

Rewriting The China Narrative (BlackRock Blog)
MSCI's move to include A-shares in its indexes suggests it's time investors refresh their outlook on China.


Junk Bond ETFs Are The Future. That's A Good Thing (Bloomberg)
In a crisis, the funds would enable a healthy transfer of risk when liquidity dries up.


As Tech Stocks Surge, Bullishness Not Confined To US (ETF Trends) 
Tech stocks are surging this year, but the bullishness isn’t confined to U.S. tech equities and ETFs.


Goldman Says ETFs The Major Force Behind Year’s Gains (CNBC)
With passive management surging, ETFs own nearly 6% of the U.S. stock market, according to Goldman Sachs.


Money Manager Says Gold May Hit $1,500 (MarketWatch)
A number of factors could drive gold up to a price it hasn't seen since 2013.


How To Avoid The Worst Sector ETFs (Seeking Alpha)
There are three red flags when it comes to getting into an ETF.


Global Economic Picture Brightens (Capital Ideas)
Heading into the second half of the year, clarity is improving on many fronts, but questions remain.


Does High Yield Make Sense In Today’s Environment? (MainStay Investments)
High-yield bonds began 2017 yielding 6.5% with spreads at what were then at a 27-month low of 476 basis points. Now spreads have tightened more. 


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