ETF Watch: VanEck Files for Long/Flat Fund

Fund’s index will shift between allocations to the S&P 500 and T-bills.
Reviewed by: Staff
Edited by: Staff

A new filing from VanEck provides details on an ETF that will use market signals to adjust its allocations between the S&P 500 and Treasury bills. The VanEck Vectors Long/Flat US Equity ETF tracks an index based on a model from Ned Davis Research and Capital Management Group.

The index will use mean reversion and trend-following indicators in relation to the S&P 500’s industry groupings to generate trade signals that determine whether the index will invest 0%, 40%, 80% or 100% of its assets in ETFs tracking the S&P 500, with the remainder of the portfolio assets invested in Treasury bills included in the Solactive 13-week U.S. T-bill Index, according to the prospectus.

The ETF will list on the NYSE Arca exchange, but the filing did not include a ticker or expense ratio.

Contact Heather Bell at [email protected]. is the single source for ETF intelligence. We provide real-time ETF news and analysis to educate investors and drive financial knowledge in the space. Our personalized and accurate information, alongside industry-leading financial tools, are depended upon to develop winning investment and financial decisions. At, we strive to serve both the individual investor as well as the professional financial advisor to educate and grow the ETF community.