Wednesday Hot Reads: World's First Marijuana ETF Launched

April 05, 2017

Compiled by Staff

World's First Marijuana ETF Launched (MarketWatch)
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, which is trading on the TSX. 


Should You Invest In An ETF That's Closing? (MarketWatch)
An ETF announces that it will be closing. Is that a buy signal? This may sound like an obvious “no,” given the security has announced its own limited shelf life, but some traders see opportunity.


From Suppositions To Fiduciary Responsibility In ETF Selection (Seeking Alpha)
There are some common errors advisors and investors make as they evaluate ETFs. Here’s what to know about them.


ETFs Are The New Bond Kings (Bloomberg Markets)
Large investors are finding innovative ways to use bond ETFs.


ETF Market To Focus More On Distribution, Not Creation (Traders Magazine)
The current trend in ETFs is about distribution—moving more existing products to investors rather than creating new ones.


What Will It Take For A Bitcoin ETF To Get Approved? (Forbes)
Blogger suggests that trading location and regulation are key obstacles to a bitcoin ETF.


No Energy Enthusiasm For This ETF (Benzinga)
XLE is struggling in 2017, and its prospects aren't great for the immediate future.


Dodd-Frank Hasn't Slowed Bank Lending (CNBC)
While there may be good reasons to overhaul parts of the sweeping law, concern about a slowdown in bank lending isn't one of them.


Corporate Tax Reform: How Policy Proposals Are Driving The Stock Market (SPDR Blog)
A key tenet of Trump’s platform was corporate tax reform intended to make American companies more competitive abroad while concentrating capital and labor domestically.


Fixed Income: Do Global Bond Yields Matter Anymore? (WisdomTree)
The U.S. election is now five months behind us, and the U.S. Treasury 10-Year yield has moved. We consider whether the relative yield advantage still exists.


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