A new filing from Amplify Exchange Traded Funds indicates the firm will be changing the focus of its Amplify YieldShares Prime 5 Dividend ETF (PFV) from dividend ETFs to senior-loan closed-end funds. The new version will track an index of closed-end funds that invest in senior loans.closed dividend end etf fund index loan PFV rate senior
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A recent filing from VanEck outlines plans for an actively managed ETF that will invest in bitcoin-linked vehicles.
More recently, ETF.com’s parent company CBOE has entered into an agreement with Gemini Trust to create futures based on Gemini’s bitcoin data.Bitcoin computers etf exchange fund futures prospectus trading VanEck vehicles
The essence of the idea is simply that one can design long-only, tactical market timing strategies that perform robustly during market downturns, or which may even be positively correlated with volatility. In general, mutual funds are not ideal vehicles for expressing trading strategies, including tactical market timing strategies.fund LOMT market mutual fund performance spy strategy tactical trading VFINX
This year in ETFs has been pretty busy so far, and it looks like we may be seeing a new peak level of closures by the time things shake out at the end of the year. Interestingly, State Street has only launched one fund so far this year.August closures etf fund July launched launches PowerShares shut Street
Today BlackRock’s iShares is rolling out an ETF that will seek to provide exposure to stocks of companies that generate most of their revenues within the U.S. That gives you access to U.S. stocks, but not necessarily to U.S. dollars or revenue,” said Daniel Prince, head of product consulting for BlackRock's U.S. iShares wealth advisory business, in reference to the fund.AMCA blackrock components etf fund index iShares revenue Russell stocks
For computerized strategies that are supposed to be making people obsolete, quants are looking decidedly human in 2017. Today’s arms race into quantitative and algorithmically driven strategies will be no different than all other Wall Street arms races of the past: The getting is good at first, until it works.arms Berger driven fund investment profit quant race returns strategies
The JPMorgan U.S. Dividend ETF will track an index designed to cover the stocks with the highest dividend yields over a rolling 12-month period in each sector, and weights them within their respective sectors in such a way as to diversify risk.diversification etf factor fund index JPMorgan stocks track volatility weighted
Deciding not to expect repayment can reduce your anxiety.
Regardless of whether you fund a choice or charity situation, it is important to determine how much and how often you're willing to shell out money and whether you will set up repayment terms.charity choice decision financial fund member person repayment request terms
Back in December 2014, the start of the worst oil rout since the financial crisis claimed its first victim when 113 year old Phibro, then owned by Occidental Petroleum after its sale by Citigroup, would liquidate in the US after it failed to buy a buyer. Phibro, of course, was made famous or perhaps infamous (after his $100 million Citi bonus in 2008 prompted a Congressional inquiry) by its star employee, "oil god" Andy Hall.Astenbeck famous financial fund God Hall hedge Occidental oil PhiBro
There are a lot of questions swirling in the wake of ETF Managers Group and PureFunds’ break over a group of ETFs, most notably the popular ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK). About a year ago, AdvisorShares and TrimTabs went through a similar break over the now-named AdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF (TTFS), where AdvisorShares replaced TrimTabs as subadvisor for the fund with Wilshire Associates.AdvisorShares break etf fund label provider PureFunds sponsor TrimTabs white
It would be easy to read the story we broke Monday about the seemingly un-amicable breakup of PureFunds and ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) and simply say, “Well, that’s interesting,” make some popcorn, put your feet up and watchpoever,. I know about as much about the specifics here in this particular case as you do, if you’ve read the article.act etf fund interesting investment manager mutual pretty PureFunds shareholder
A new firm believes it has the solution to the nontransparent actively managed ETF conundrum.
Today marks the departure of 50 iShares ETFs from the NYSE Arca exchange and their relocation to new homes on the Bats and Nasdaq exchanges.actively managed etf exact exchange filing fund nontransparent portfolio stock Tractor
Insurer and investment firm Transamerica Corp. is entering the ETF space today for the first time, with the launch of four funds focused on—appropriately enough for an insurance company—risk management. Each can invest in derivatives and other ETFs to achieve their investment goals, the document said.allocation bond equity fixed fund income increases index Treasury volatility
How much does it actually cost to own an ETF? This metric includes all internal costs of the fund, such as items we sometimes see itemized in a prospectus, like the management fee, which is how much an issuer charges for its fund management services.asset calculation etf expense expense ratio fee fund management metric ownership