ETFs Make Value Investing Easier [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 17, 2017, 4 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article features Paula Wieck, portfolio manager at Nebraska-based CLS Investments.

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My middle name is danger [0.10]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 12:50 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

Where do the biggest gains come from? Come check it out.

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How ETFs Mitigate Market Risk [-0.03]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 6:45 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Swan Global Investments has been managing ETF portfolios that combine equity exposure with an options overlay for 20 years. The Durango, Colorado-based firm’s approach is resonating with the advisor and retail crowd Swan serves.

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Your Brain on $ [0.13]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 1:05 a.m. by A Wealth of Common Sense @ [source]

Your Money & Your Brain by Jason Zweig is my favorite book on human behavior so I’m constantly sourcing, re-reading and using material from the research.

The main focal point is how the brain affects financial decisions but it’s obvious the material goes beyond money matters.

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QuantCon Singapore 2017, our quantitative trading conference, is right around the corner on September 28th-30th. To give you a preview of this year's conference, we are releasing presentations from QuantCon Singapore 2016.

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The Biggest Common Investment Errors [0.04]

Posted on Aug. 10, 2017, 8:42 p.m. by A Wealth of Common Sense @ [source]

It’s hard to believe but it’s now been 10 years since the first rumblings began prior to the Great Financial Crisis. This is hard to do when you see your friends making money on an individual stock or fund as the fear of missing out (FOMO) can be difficult to avoid.

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Who coulda seen this coming? [0.07]

Posted on Aug. 10, 2017, 5 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

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.

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Why Now’s The Time For Int’l ETFs [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 10, 2017, 2 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article is by Dustin Blodgett, a portfolio specialist and member of the Investment Committee at Accuvest Global Advisors in Walnut Creek, California.

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Recently I have been discussing possible areas of collaboration with an RIA contact on LinkedIn, who also happens to be very familiar with the hedge fund world.

An equity long/short hedge fund product is one possible solution, but many equity investors are reluctant to consider shorting stocks under any circumstances, even for hedging purposes.

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Book Bits | 5 August 2017 [0.20]

Posted on Aug. 5, 2017, 12:39 p.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

Are you looking for some ideas to help you improve your portfolio? Let the brightest, most insightful minds in investing help.

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Risk Management and Dynamic Beta Podast [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 3:52 p.m. by CSSA @ [source]

I had the honor of speaking with Mebane Faber of Cambria Investment Management recently where I discussed the topic of risk management and also applying a dynamic beta approach on his widely popular podcast “The Mebane Faber Show”.

Here is the link to the podcast.

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ETF Watch: Transamerica Debuts, 13 Closures [-0.02]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 3:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Insurer and investment management firm Transamerica rolled out its first ETFs—four “managed risk” funds marketed under the DeltaShares brand name.

ProShares announces the impending closures of 13 of its ETFs.

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Who Actually Owns Your ETF? [0.17]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 9:45 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

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.

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Taking What The AAPL Gives You [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 3:59 p.m. by Jay On The Markets @ [source]

This is a lesson in subjective analysis. Not a lesson so much maybe as an example.

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Let’s Talk Drawdowns (And Affiliates) [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 7:40 p.m. by QuantStrat TradeR @ [source]

This post will be directed towards those newer in investing, with an explanation of drawdowns–in my opinion, a simple and highly important risk statistic. Plenty of people around the world invest in it, and for a risk to reward payoff that is very bad, in my opinion.

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A brand new book came out yesterday that I’m bursting to tell you about.

This book, created and curated by the estimable Meb Faber, takes the best thing that each of us has written and turns it into a chapter.

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When Dividends Shine [-0.01]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 2:36 p.m. by Jay On The Markets @ [source]

It really doesn’t require rocket science to do alright in the markets. Now Lord knows it’s pretty easy to get wrapped up in “crunching numbers” (“Hi, my name is Jay”), but sometimes simple strategies can do reasonably well.

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We had to edit last week’s interview with Vanguard’s Tim Buckley (I went on too long). There could be no better training ground than spending my entire 26-year career at Vanguard and the last 16 years on the senior leadership team.

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The Low Level of Global Real Interest Rates [0.06]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 9 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

I am very happy to be participating in this conference celebrating Arminio. My tenure at the International Monetary Fund overlapped with the first two and a half years of Arminio’s time as president of the Central Bank of Brazil, and in our capacities at the time, we had frequent opportunities to interact and converse.

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Uncertainty Can Create Confidence [0.10]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 8 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article is by Corey Hoffstein, co-founder and chief investment strategist of Boston-based Newfound Research.

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