Hot Reads: ARK ETFs Stumble

Plus, the Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief package.

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ARK Sees Big Bets Falter (BNN Bloomberg)
The Ark Innovation ETF (ARKK) is seeing its longest stretch of weekly losses since the COVID-spurred meltdown last year.

 

Senate Passes $1.9T Covid Relief Bill (CNBC)
Senate Democrats passed their $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Saturday, sending it back to the House for expected approval in the coming days.

 

OPEC+ Surprise Sees Oil Soar (Yahoo)
Brent crude now trades above fiscal breakeven prices after Saudi Arabia convinced fellow OPEC+ members to keep output largely unchanged.

 

An ESG Reckoning Is Coming (Harvard Business Review)
For companies to be held accountable to their ESG efforts, three accountability mechanisms are suggested.

 

A Call To Action: Aligning Gender Lens Investing & ESG (CFA Institute)
Gender lens investing is a thematic ESG strategy inspired by women in leadership and related gender equality criteria.

 

Momentum Strategy & How To Temper It (Validea)
Navigating the pitfalls of a popular strategy.

 

Momentum Factor Investing & Risk Adjustment (Alpha Architect)
A discussion of a paper that finds, after adjusting for risk, momentum does not deliver significant excess returns.

 

Factor Premium Returns Differ Across Business Cycle (Disciplined Systematic Global Macro Views)
Investors should make factor choices based on macro environment.

 

Owning Individual Stocks Vs. Owning The Stock Market (Wealth Of Common Sense)
Although the stock market is in a minor dip, we are seeing drawdowns galore in some of the most popular names of the past year or so.

 

SEC Forms Task Force To Uncover ESG Violations (FA Magazine)
The task force will develop initiatives to proactively identify ESG-related misconduct.

 

Gold ETFs Lost 2% Of Holdings In February (Global Mining Review)
Globally, gold ETFs saw $4.6 billion in outflows last month.

 

Inflation Regime Change Already Upon Us (FA Magazine)
There is plenty of evidence we are already in a new inflationary paradigm.

 

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