Tuesday Hot Reads: An Unorthodox ETF Approach

Hedge fund ETFs lose their edge.

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Here's what we're reading this morning:

Hedge Fund ETFs Disappoint (Barrons)

There are nearly two dozen ETFs designed to give investors hedge-fundlike returns, but the performance for most of these funds still isn't there. 

 

An International Value-Stock ETF With An Unorthodox Approach (Morningstar.com)
This international fund bets on valuation mean reversions by severing the link between a stock's price and its portfolio weight.

 

Japan, Russia & New Zealand Markets All Look Bullish For 2017 (ETF Daily News)
The key success factor for investors is to take positions at the start of a new trend.

 

Large-Cap Value & MLP: 2 ETFs To Watch On Outsized Volume (Zacks.com)
Two specialized ETFs are worth noting, as both saw trading volume that was far outside of normal.

 

Outrage Over The Economy Doesn’t Explain Surging Global Populism (Bloomberg)
The rise of populism around the world is only partially rooted in a sense of abandonment in a global economy.

 

Consumer Sector Could Shine In 2017 (ETF Trends)
Despite relatively tepid holiday performance, some market watchers see a possible surge coming for the consumer discretionary sector.

 

Video: ETFS' Gupta Says Trump Changed Market Psychology (CNBC)
Aneeka Gupta of ETF Securities says Trump's promised reforms have caused the market to get ahead of itself.

 

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