Hot Reads: SPY Turns 30 This Week

Hot Reads: SPY Turns 30 This Week

Plus, why now might be the time to take another look at factor investing.

Reviewed by: Heather Bell
Edited by: Heather Bell

The First ETF Is 30 This Week (CNBC)
A look at how SPY, the first U.S.-listed ETF, kicked off a low-cost investing revolution.


‘Factor Investng Is Finally Back’ (Institutional Investor)
Since most premiums are cheap today, Research Affliates’ Rob Arnott suggests investors take a multifactor approach.


‘Breakout’ ETF Provider Pacer’s Assets Race Past $20B (Financial Times)
Flagship COWZ AUM surged to $10.3 billion at the end of 2022 from $1.3 billion at the start of the year.


The Second Green Revolution Will Be Digitized (Jackson Hole Economics)
Six decades after the Green Revolution began, the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence may usher in another agricultural transformation.


Mitigating Risks With Factor Strategies (Alpha Architect)
Financial advisors and investors have a large body of evidence demonstrating that adding the unique risks of factor strategies has historically improved portfolio efficiency and reduced the size of drawdowns.


Foreign Strategies Continue to Rally as US Shares Retreat (The Capital Spectator)
January suggests the tide may be turning in favor of global investing strategies.


International Trade Concentration a Problem Not Discussed (Disciplined Systematic Global Macro Views)
About 40% of global traded is concentrated with only a few suppliers, which could contribute to supply shocks.


Bitcoin Rally Drives the Cryptocurrency Above $23K (CNBC)
Bitcoin has kicked off 2023 on a positive note, with investors hoping for a reversal in the monetary tightening that spooked market players last year.

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.