Long/Short ETF Overview

With 14 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Long/Short ETFs have total assets under management of $1.81B. The average expense ratio is 1.37%. Long/Short ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Alternatives
  • Equity

The largest Long/Short ETF is the First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF FTLS with $608.14M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Long/Short ETF was BTAL at 14.28%. The most recent ETF launched in the Long/Short space was the Timothy Plan Market Neutral ETF TPMN on 01/24/23.

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Odds & Ends: ETF Launches Sputter

However, a significant number of funds are undergoing material changes.


IndexIQ's Bruno Sees a Market in Transition

The issuer's CIO sees opportunities in alternatives and beyond-the-headline names in equities.

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Odds & Ends: The 2023 ETF Market Heats Up

After a very slow start, this week was a rush of activity, including 21 launches.

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Tuttle Plans Leveraged Managed Futures ETF

The proposed fund looks to deliver 200% of the daily performance of one of 2022’s top-performing ETFs.

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Odds & Ends: Holiday Week Sees 8 Launches

Plus, Barclays announced the redemption of six of its iPath ETNs.

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Odds & Ends: JPMorgan Switching 3 Active ETFs to Passive

Only a handful of ETFs launched during the week.

Features and News

Goldman Sees Slowdown Coming, Recession Not Certain

‘Passive doesn’t work,’ and alternative investments may do better, execs say.

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Odds & Ends: Wild Market Week Sees 9 ETF Launches

The week was quiet for the ETF industry given the market’s performance.

Features and News

Alternatives ETFs Offer Bright Spots in Tough Market

Despite success, the category has largely been overlooked.