Hot Reads: Flows Into ETFs Tripled to $62B Last Month

Hot Reads: Flows Into ETFs Tripled to $62B Last Month

Plus, bitcoin’s revitalized pricing has driven filings for ETFs offering leveraged exposure.

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Flows Into ETFs Triple in March as Investors Seek Safety (Financial Times) 
Havens such as government debt dominate $62.1bn of net inflows. 

Bitcoin’s Resurgence Spurs Fresh Push to Launch Leveraged ETFs (Bloomberg) 
The race for the first leveraged bitcoin ETF is heating up as applications land amid surging crypto prices. 

SPIVA & the Challenges of Active Outperformance (Indexology) 
S&P DJI’s Craig Lazzara offers reasons why active managers frequently don’t beat benchmarks. 

Fed Leans Toward Another Hike, Defying Staff’s Recession Outlook (Bloomberg) 
Another rate hike looks to be in the cards, even with a recession expected this year. 

Why BlackRock Is Upping its Bet on Bonds Pegged to Inflation (MarketWatch) 
‘U.S. core inflation is not on track to fall to the Fed’s 2% target, like markets expect,’ cautions BlackRock. 

As Inflation Slows, It’s Time to Reconsider Those I Bonds (Financial Advisor Magazine) 
They’re going to start paying out much lower yields from May onwards. 

What Should You Do When Pundits Predict a Crash? (The Evidence-Based Investor) 
In most cases, probably nothing at all. 

Heather Bell is a former managing editor of etf.com. She has also held editorial positions at Dow Jones Indexes and Lehman Brothers. Bell is a graduate of Dartmouth college and resides in the Denver area with her two dogs.