ETF News & Research

PLANNING A SUMMER TRIP TO EUROPE?

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of June 11, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of June 11, 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 …

How do you define Smart Beta?

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of June 4, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of June 4, 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 …

Remembering fallen ETFs

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of May 29, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of May 29, 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 …

Goldman exit shows shortage of ETF traders who make market tick

A shortage of specialized traders who oversee ETF transactions on stock exchanges is threatening the boom in exchange-traded funds. Issuers complain that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to hire lead market makers, or LMMs, who work to minimize the difference between the prices that buyers are willing to pay and sellers will accept. What’s the problem? …

With ETFs About to Be Easier to Build, Aspiring Money Managers Go Solo

It’s never been easier to start an exchange-traded fund — or so it seems.  Just ask the two wannabe asset managers who are planning new funds by themselves, away from the third-party ETF expert they previously relied upon to usher them through the arcane process. And they aren’t alone. With regulators set to remove red tape around …

Let’s Talk Astrology And Markets

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of May 22, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of May 22, 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 …

Who Spent $932 Million on Mother’s Day?

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of May 14, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of May 14, 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 …

Liquidity in the ETF ecosystem

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of May 7, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of May 7, 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 …

Eww, Mexico wins the ETF war

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of April 30, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of April 30, 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 …

Talking ETF Turnover

Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of April 21, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of April 21, 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 results, …

Exercise Isn’t The Only Way To Stay Active

Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of April 14, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA Returns as of April 14, 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 …

The correlation between an industry and an index

Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of April 9, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA   04/9/2018         1 Wk 1 Mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Yr QTD YTD Since Inception  Toroso ETF Industry Index (1.95%) (3.70%) 3.83% 13.92%  34.65 (1.95%) 5.98% 32.76% S&P Financial Select Sector Index (1.38%) (5.87%) (4.04%) …

ETF Easter Eggs

Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of March 31, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA   03/31/2018         1 Wk 1 Mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Yr QTD YTD Since Inception  Toroso ETF Industry Index 0.34% 0.26% 8.09% 18.38%  36.15 8.09% 8.09% 36.15% S&P Financial Select Sector Index (0.36%) (4.31%) (0.95%) …

ETF Issuer March Madness

Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of March 24, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA   03/24/2018         1 Wk 1 Mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Yr QTD YTD Since Inception  Toroso ETF Industry Index (4.38%) (1.59%) 6.03% 18.59% 6.11% 6.11% 33.66% S&P Financial Select Sector Index (7.21%) (7.51%) (4.04%) 6.38% …

Gold for ETF Leprechauns

  Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of March 16, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA  03/16/2018         1 Wk 1 Mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Yr QTD YTD Since Inception  Toroso ETF Industry Index (2.09%) 3.17% 11.44% 27.35% 10.97% 10.97% 39.78% S&P Financial Select Sector Index (2.38%) 0.09% 4.25% 17.68% 18.90% 3.93% …