Hot Reads: SEC Responds to Grayscale Suit

Plus, what does the spike in dividend decrease announcements mean for 2023?
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SEC Strikes Back in Grayscale Suit (CoinDesk)
The SEC filed a brief last week defending itself against claims its denial of Grayscale's application to convert its bitcoin trust into a spot bitcoin ETF was "arbitrary, capricious and discriminatory."


Does a Spike in Dividend-Decrease Announcements Portend 2023 Volatility? (FactSet)
The net number of dividend increases has declined as equities endured a tough, but not an awful, year.


'Sigh of Relief for Investors': Wall Street Reacts to Inflation Data (Yahoo Finance)
Inflation eased in November. But the Fed's job is far from over.


Muni Bond ETFs Lure $28B as Mutual Funds Bleed Cash (Bloomberg)
Citigroup says market volatility is the catalyst for greater adoption.


Are Bonds Back? (Financial Advisor)
Investors may be able to lock in 5% bond returns for five years or more in 2023, a Schwab bond strategist says.


November CPI Report Gives Fed Breathing Room (Morningstar)
Goods prices slide into deflation, but services show continued upward pressure.


Don't Get Too Caught Up in 'Safe' Retirement Withdrawal Rates (ThinkAdvisor)
Planning expert David Blanchett says 3.8% is likely too low, but it depends on the individual's circumstances.


SPACS Giving Up on Finding Deals (Institutional Investor)
This week, 18 blank-check companies are holding liquidation votes, while 25 are asking for extensions into 2023.


Frontier and Emerging Markets Inflection Points (CFA Institute)
Should we be adjusting our allocations to emerging or frontier markets?


Dividend Yield Is 2022’s Upside Outlier for Equity Factor Returns (The Capital Spectator)
Reviewing results through a factor-risk lens shows dividend yield leading the field with the only positive performance for 2022, based on a set of ETF proxies. is the single source for ETF intelligence. We provide real-time ETF news and analysis to educate investors and drive financial knowledge in the space. Our personalized and accurate information, alongside industry-leading financial tools, are depended upon to develop winning investment and financial decisions. At, we strive to serve both the individual investor as well as the professional financial advisor to educate and grow the ETF community.