IQ Merger Arbitrage Index ETF Overview

Features and News

Mergers & Acquisitions Surge; M&A Funds Flat

The headline-making M&A deals aren’t translating into blockbuster returns for ETFs in the segment.

ETF Alpha Think Tank

Yardeni On China's Stock Bubble Bursting & Rethinking US Stocks

Global macro expert says U.S. stocks look more attractive against world backdrop.

Features and News

Big Deals Not Boosting M&A Funds

Despite spate of big deals, ETFs based on mergers and acquisitions reamain flat.

Features and News

Structure Matters: Bruno On Liquid Alt ETFs

IndexIQ’s chief of investments discusses his firm’s hedge funds and merger-arbitrage ETFs.

Journal Of Indexes

ProShares Debuts Merger Arb ETF

ProShares rolled out a merger-arbitrage ETF in mid-December that tracks the S&P Merger Arbitrage Index; the benchmark seeks to capture the spread between the actual stock price of a company targeted for acquisition at the time of the deal’s announcement and the price the acquiring company has said it will pay.

Features and News

ProShares Lists Merger Arbitrage ETF

The latest addition to the BATS board will go head-to-head with an IndexIQ ETF.

Features and News

ProShares Plans M&A, Private Equity ETFs

ProShares registers specialized ETFs aimed at mergers and takeovers, and private equity, respectively.

ETF Report

 The Point Of Absolute-Return ETFs

Even the name stirs controversy. Whether called absolute return, hedge fund style or alternative assets, this group of ETFs boldly veers off the well-trodden path of beta-one passive investing.