Wednesday Hot Reads: First Marijuana ETF Set To Launch

March 29, 2017

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First Marijuana ETF Set To Launch (MarketWatch)
Canadian fund will track medical marijuana companies.


BlackRock Cuts Fees & Jobs; Stockpicking Goes High-Tech (Reuters)
The world's biggest money manager has faced active stock fund withdrawals.


Triple Leveraged Crude Oil ETFs: Speculation Cubed? (Barron's)
"These esoteric products remind me of the song War. What are they good for? Absolutely nothing," opined one analyst.


These ETFs Show Why Market Momentum Matters (Bloomberg)
Bloomberg's Eric Balchunas looks at the ETFs showing the strongest momentum this quarter. 


As Expectations Meet Reality, The 'Trump Portfolio' Slumps (CNBC)
Trading Nation's basket of ETFs, chosen because they were likely to benefit from President Trump's policies, have been on a bit of a roller coaster lately.


With Low Yields Abroad, Investors Hunt For International Dividend Funds (MarketWatch)
International dividend ETFs have seen heavy inflows year-to-date.


After Brexit Begins, A Slowdown Ahead? (BlackRock Blog)
BlackRock's chief multi-asset strategist explains why the firm sees a slowdown ahead for the U.K.'s markets.


Retail Rush To US Stocks Not Everyone's Idea Of Euphoric News (Bloomberg)
For a read on the bull market, look at who’s buying. Right now, it’s a dwindling list. With hedge funds, corporate executives and even companies backing away from equities, the post-election rally is increasingly reliant on the little guy. Not everyone thinks he’s enough.


Americans Haven't Been This Optimistic About Stocks For Nearly 2 Decades (Bloomberg)
Americans haven’t been this upbeat about the U.S. stock market since 2000, according to the Conference Board’s latest consumer confidence report released Tuesday. More than 47% of respondents said they expect equities to move higher in the next 12 months, the largest share since January 2000. 


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