Tuesday Hot Reads: Harvard’s Biggest Public Holding Is A High Yield ETF

May 16, 2017

Compiled by ETF.com Staff

 

Harvard Endowment's Biggest Public Holding Is A High-Yield ETF (Bloomberg)
The allocation is a move into a cheap, passive investment as the school replaces some of its own traders with external money managers.

 

Institutional Investors Catching On To ETFs (Investment Magazine)
Faced with some of the most challenging conditions ever seen in global bond markets, fixed-income managers are looking for new ways to make money and manage risk.

 

Benchmarking Mistakes To Avoid (BlackRock Blog)
Some pointers on how to select and correctly use a benchmark.

 

When It Comes To Leveraged Loans, Active Beats Passive (Bloomberg Markets)
Actively managed ETFs in the leveraged loan space have outperformed the index-based versions since 2013.

 

Surprise! The Very First Marijuana Stock ETF Has Lost Investors Money (Motley Fool)
Despite the growth in the legal marijuana industry, Canada's marijuana ETF has declined since its launch. 

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Mark Mobius Says Pakistan Not Ready To Become Emerging Market (Bloomberg Markets)
Templeton reopens its frontier market fund to investors after four years of being closed to new investments. 

 

Strong-Performing EM Bond Funds Being Ignored (Barron’s)
The typical emerging market bond ETF has risen some 5% in 2017, and several have returned in excess of 7%.

 

65% Believe SEC Will Deny Bitcoin ETF A Second Time (The Merkle)
This week was the deadline to submit to the SEC any support of the Bitcoin ETF Petition for Review. 

 

Emerging Market ETFs: Bulls vs. Bears (Barron’s)

Investors are growing concerned that the recent buying spree has pushed valuations up too high.

 

Rundown Of Emerging Market Dividend ETFs (Financial Planning)
There are currently 11 unhedged dividend-focused EM ETFs. Some have methodologies that result in a narrow stock selection, while others are fairly new.

 

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