Hot Reads: Infrastructure Investors Turn to ESG

Plus, iShares reclaimed the No. 1 spot for ETF flows from Vanguard in 2022.

Reviewed by: Heather Bell
Edited by: Heather Bell

Investors Flocking to Sustainable Infrastructure (Institutional Investor)
In just the first three quarters of last year, infrastructure investors poured $25.5 billion into funds focused on environmental and social issues.


iShares Regains Pole Position From Vanguard (Financial Times)
Last year’s global net ETF flows at $221 billion for iShares was lower than in 2021, but Vanguard’s $214 billion marked a far steeper decline.


‘ARKK’ on Its Way to One of Its Best Months Ever (Bloomberg)
The flagship ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) is up 22% in January amid a broad tech rebound.


What Drives Innovation? (Jackson Hole Economics)
Industrial policy is now being rediscovered as a tool for addressing climate change and navigating a fraught new geopolitical environment.


5 Numbers That Will Tell Us How the US Economy Does This Year (A Wealth of Common Sense)
Mortgages, inflation, unemployment, interest rates and the dollar are all things to keep an eye on.


Beware: Even Cash & Bonds Can Land You in a Fix (The Evidence-Based Investor)
Reinvestment risk is a real concern, but there are a number of ways to address it.


The EV Supply Chain & the Inflation Reduction Act (BlackRock Market Insights)
Major auto industry players are committing billions for mining, battery production, EV charging infrastructure and car assembly.

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.