Hot Reads: Globally, ETFs Have Seen 46 Straight Months of Inflows

Hot Reads: Globally, ETFs Have Seen 46 Straight Months of Inflows

Plus, HYG had a really big day last week.

Reviewed by: Heather Bell
Edited by: Heather Bell

46 Consecutive Months of Capital Inflows for ETFs Globally (Seeking Alpha) 
ETFs are seeing the fourth-best inflows ever for this time of year.  

Investors Flock to Risky Bonds (The Wall Street Journal) 
iShares’ HYG saw one of its biggest single-day inflows of the year at the end of last week. 

Can Xi Jinping Control AI Without Crushing It? (The Economist) 
Artificial intelligence will test the Chinese Communist Party’s ability to shape innovation to suit its purposes. 

Study Finds Investors Reluctant to Take Money Off the Sidelines (FA Magazine) 
Many U.S. investors are worried about the dangers of investing in markets, Allianz survey says. 

The Same, Only Different (Indexology) 
A look at how the momentum and high-beta factors perform relative to each other.  

Accounting Calculus, Debt Ceiling Edition (The Capital Spectator) 
A deep dive into how this potential crisis may unfold.  

Asia Asset Managers Lag on ESG Risks, Says World Wildlife Fund (Financial Times) 
Chinese fund houses showed the least progress and improvement, group says. 

Will We Ever See Affordable Housing Prices Again? (A Wealth of Common Sense)  
In the latest housing boom, household formation more than made up for any population declines or stagnation in big cities. 

Heather Bell is a former managing editor of 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.