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AN ETF LOVE MANIFESTO: Amazon, Fintech & Client AlignmentSeptember 18, 2018

AN ETF LOVE MANIFESTO: Amazon, Fintech & Client Alignment  The major driver of ETF growth thus far in 2018 has been the client alignment growth factor of low fees. Most of the flows have been to low cost ETFs like iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (“IEFA”). There have also been many headlines about Fidelity and the expansion … Continue reading “AN ETF LOVE MANIFESTO: Amazon, Fintech & Client Alignment”

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Harvard and the ETF EcosystemSeptember 11, 2018

Harvard and the ETF Ecosystem Readers of TETF.Index Weekly know that at Toroso we are obsessed with ETF statistics about the ETF Ecosystem, but sometimes it is more about the “Who than the What” that makes an ecosystem successful; especially when it is the people who are the core asset. It is somewhat ironic that the ETF … Continue reading “Harvard and the ETF Ecosystem”

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ETF Issuers 6-month Asset GrowthSeptember 05, 2018

ETF Issuers 6-month Asset Growth At Toroso, we have been keeping meticulous track of the ETF industry for just over six years. The ETF industry assets have been increasing at about a 20% rate for the past 10 years. In 2018, growth has been more volatile, particularly in the past six months. Some issuers have suffered from … Continue reading “ETF Issuers 6-month Asset Growth”

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The Facebook ETF FactorAugust 28, 2018

  The Facebook ETF Factor A few weeks ago, we discussed the Starbucks/Howard Schultz factor on ETFs.  In this week’s TETF.index update, we again embrace the transparency growth factor of ETFs and dive into to Facebook’s (FB) impact on the ETF industry.  According to our ETF Think Tank software, 5.1% of all FB shares are held by ETFs and … Continue reading “The Facebook ETF Factor”

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Thematic GrowthAugust 21, 2018

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of August 20, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of August 20, 2018. Inception Date: April 4, 2017. Index performance is for informational purposes only and does not represent the ETF. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance is NOT indicative of future … Continue reading “Thematic Growth”