Friday Hot Reads: ETF Day Trading & You

August 31, 2018

Compiled by Staff


ETFs, Day Trading & You (Financial Advisor)

Are these products one-dimensional tools that seduce people into hyperactive trading?


Taking On BlackRock, State Street With Cut-Rate Gold, Commodity ETFs (Forbes)

Can GraniteShares get to $1 billion in assets in an increasingly crowded playing field?


Faber: 11 Wisdom Nuggets From Famous Investors (ThinkAdvisor)

Sneak peek at essays from investors like Arnott, Ritholtz and Swedroe.


Small Caps & Trade Wars (MainStay)

Small caps and ETFs that own them could be well-positioned.


Culture Stops Women In Finance (Wealth Management)

All the well-meaning policies the industry rolls out to promote women will be ineffective until the cultural perceptions of the industry change.


Argentina Hikes Rate To 60% As Currency Collapses (CNBC)

Investors increasingly concerned Latin America's third-largest economy could soon default.


ProShares Announces Reverse Share Splits On 2 ETFs (Seeking Alpha)

This won’t change total value of a shareholder’s investment.


Investors Feast On Amazon-Heavy ETF As Retailer Nears $1T (Bloomberg)

XLY’ has $546 million inflow so far this week.


6 Findings On Investment Consultants Via Academic Research (Evidence-Based Investor)

Evidence shows consultants don’t add value by recommending funds.


Get Your Money’s Worth With Floating Rate Notes (WisdomTree)

Investors can now potentially earn more on their cash.


5 Back-To-School Themes For Markets (BlackRock)

Themes for investors to consider as end of summer approaches.


Asset Managers Go Bespoke In Fight For Active Mandates (Institutional Investor)

Due to fee and competition pressure, asset managers using custom solutions to win over allocators.


Why Buybacks Do (& Don’t) Matter (Alpha Architect)

How investors can stay unperturbed by recent rhetoric around buybacks.


BlackRock Voted To Replace Musk With Independent Board Chair (Reuters)

Passive investing giants taking an active approach to Tesla.


BlackRock's Decade: How Crash Forged $6.3T Giant (Bloomberg)

Ten years later, BlackRock's shrewd moves are a master class in capitalizing on others' risk.


Are Energy Companies Investment Fossils? (Think Advisor)

New report finds "reserves" method of measuring company worth no longer viable.

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