Investors Buy 'XLF,' Sell 'SHY'

A strong jobs report pushes investors to buy 'XLF,' the sector ETF focused on financials, while selling 'SHY,' a short-term Treasury ETF in the week ending Thursday, Nov. 5.
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Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
XLFFinancial Select SPDR1,002.2619,080.945.54%
IWMiShares Russell 2000692.5827,825.222.55%
VOOVanguard S&P 500564.2139,394.881.45%
QQQPowerShares QQQ455.5943,257.141.06%
FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet448.414,580.4010.85%
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond442.6815,775.222.89%
IEMGiShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets365.599,025.474.22%
VNQVanguard REIT327.5527,239.921.22%
HEDJWisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity298.4920,833.621.45%
IVViShares Core S&P 500292.7370,961.260.41%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 500-2,879.60181,250.17-1.56%
SHYiShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond-1,364.0611,561.82-10.55%
GLDSPDR Gold-814.7723,832.38-3.31%
BILSPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill-607.622,169.80-21.88%
LQDiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond-508.2524,070.20-2.07%
XLUUtilities Select SPDR-422.036,495.64-6.10%
IEFiShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond-329.908,847.91-3.59%
XLEEnergy Select SPDR-260.6412,409.20-2.06%
XLVHealth Care Select SPDR-221.3214,058.40-1.55%
SHViShares Short Treasury Bond-209.463,296.48-5.97%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity3,823.611,193,495.170.06%
International Equity1,621.46496,858.750.07%
U.S. Fixed Income-1,887.22329,769.46-0.11%
International Fixed Income-69.9926,789.60-0.05%
Asset Allocation17.525,494.700.06%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
% of Average
SEAGuggenheim Shipping110,969557,200502.12%
JSCSPDR Russell/Nomura Small Cap Japan2,94410,852368.63%
QVALValueShares US Quantitative Value29,181131,988452.30%
PXMGPowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Growth7,67915,821206.04%
CHIQGlobal X China Consumer79,815173,392217.24%
IHYMarket Vectors International High Yield Bond43,894121,187276.09%
GALSPDR SSgA Global Allocation37,01683,814226.43%
EWRIGuggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight3,7937,080186.65%
FGMFirst Trust Germany AlphaDEX17,58123,758135.13%
FTSLFirst Trust Senior Loan75,371134,169178.01%

Top 10 Weekly Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
KFYPKraneShares CSI New China12.24%1,8563.16
GAZiPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN11.03%173,6737.43
TURiShares MSCI Turkey10.39%3,018,368366.97
FCGFirst Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas8.28%17,463,274236.75
PXEPowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production8.09%53,740105.03
FXNFirst Trust Energy AlphaDEX7.91%1,937,464252.49
BRAZGlobal X Brazil Mid Cap7.85%2,4143.28
EWZiShares MSCI Brazil Capped7.37%98,758,2281,948.24
BRAQGlobal X Brazil Consumer7.24%18,6573.18
BBCBioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials7.22%41,54425.25

Bottom 10 Weekly Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
PALLETFS Physical Palladium-9.37%113,687205.10
GRNiPath Global Carbon ETN-8.40%42,9353.34
SGDMSprott Gold Miners-8.28%239,608115.65
LDiPath Bloomberg Lead Subindex Total Return ETN-7.39%1,4920.72
SILJPureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers)-7.34%36,9864.02
JJPiPath Bloomberg Precious Metals Subindex Total Return ETN-6.93%3,1336.69
GDXMarket Vectors Gold Miners-6.88%248,249,4944,246.53
JJNiPath Bloomberg Nickel Subindex Total Return ETN-6.83%29,9706.12
GREKGlobal X FTSE Greece 20-6.53%2,393,014298.87
RINGiShares MSCI Global Gold Miners-6.41%376,09346.34

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext44.46%4.76%60.35
DXJHWisdomTree Japan Hedged Health Care29.47%2.19%11.68
ASHSDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF25.93%3.00%44.24
FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet24.49%2.61%4,580.40
BBPBioShares Biotechnology Products21.21%3.25%23.75
PNQIPowerShares NASDAQ Internet21.17%2.99%252.00
RSXMarket Vectors Russia18.52%3.77%2,004.50
GRNiPath Global Carbon ETN18.17%0.00%3.34
MOMQuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum18.03%1.46%2.78
ERUSiShares MSCI Russia Capped16.85%4.95%238.30

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
GAZiPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN-62.69%8.68%7.43
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-61.49%-3.68%2.93
XMESPDR S&P Metals and Mining-43.66%-0.12%239.94
PLTMFirst Trust ISE Global Platinum-42.43%-4.52%5.70
KOLMarket Vectors Coal-42.40%4.32%54.93
VIIXVelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN-41.66%-2.16%7.47
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-41.59%-2.15%100.90
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-41.48%-2.07%887.15
EWZSiShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap-41.01%6.32%28.43
BRFMarket Vectors Brazil Small-Cap-40.68%5.92%76.24

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