Wed. Hot Reads: Huge Drawdowns In Certain ETFs

October 10, 2018

Compiled by Staff


Investors Yank Record Cash Out Of Stock, Real Estate, Muni ETFs (Bloomberg)

But 10-year Treasury yield remains near highest since 2011.


Financial Advisors’ Prices Falling? (Barron’s)
Financial advice had bucked the price pressures facing the investing industry.


Long-Term Trends Remain Favorable For Robotics ETFs (MarketWatch)

'BOTZ' in particular has had a stellar two years.


Bullish Washout? (Irrelevant Investor)
Those who pay attention look for extreme sentiment readings in the fear and greed index.


Worried About A ‘Narrow’ Stock Market? (BlackRock)
Why today’s relatively concentrated equity market leadership isn’t as worrisome as many perceive.


Fixed Income Factors: Overlooked Corner Of Market? (Alpha Architect)

Active bond managers beat the market, but they take on more credit risk.


Avoid Bond Funds For Now (Seeking Alpha) 
Broad bond market has been down over the past year due to rate hikes; that will likely continue.


The Case For Bonds (Wealth Of Common Sense) 
Bond performance right now is dismal, but no one knows when a rally might happen.


Factors In Micro Caps (Factor Research) 

Turns out micro caps aren't such an attractive proposition.


Deep Value ETF Report (Capital Spectator)

Most of the 20 ETFs with the biggest five-year losses were commodities.


Floating Rate Loans Leading In Rising Rate Environment (MainStay)

Breaking down what the segment offers, and how investors can benefit from its solid performance. 


Housing Slows (Indexology)

Sales of new and existing single-family homes have fallen from their November 2017 high.

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