Thursday Hot Reads: How To Go ‘Pro’ With ETFs

March 16, 2017

Compiled by Staff


4 Ways To Go ‘Pro’ With ETFs (BlackRock Blog)
One difference between retail and institutional investors is that the latter is taking a more expansive approach to ETFs. They’re embracing a wider universe of choices to meet a broader range of portfolio objectives. Here are four trends you might want to consider.


'QQQ' Is Once Again A Top Growth ETF (FMD Capital)

'QQQ' has had a history of outperformance for the better part of a decade.


Gundlach Says Bond Market Set To Rally As Fed Raises Rates (Bloomberg)

DoubleLine CEO expects series of "old school" rate hikes, says Fed is not behind the curve.


Goldman: Gold Miner ETFs Primed For More Volatility (MarketWatch)
Gold miner stocks, which were among the strongest performers of 2016, have seen a massive shift in sentiment of late. That volatility will persist as the underlying commodity struggles for direction, Goldman Sachs wrote on Wednesday.


Asian ETFs Struggle To Achieve Scale To Offset Low Fees (Nikkei)
ETFs need high volumes to compensate for the low management fees collected. But even the largest ETF groups, such as BlackRock's iShares business, which has a 30% market share in Asia, is cutting back its product range to reduce running costs.


Why The Fed Hike Was Just What Oil Needed (Barron’s)

If the Fed had raised rates higher or suggested a faster hike pace, the dollar would have gained and oil suffered. But that’s not what happened.


It’s The Best Time To Buy These REITs Since 2009 (Contrarian Outlook)

There hasn’t been a better time to buy real estate investment trusts since July 2009. That was the last time this “simple signal” flashed B-U-Y.


Is The ETF Industry Outpacing Hedge Funds? (Yahoo Finance)

New data from Hedge Fund Research indicates ETFs are growing faster than hedge funds.


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