ETF News & Research

City Wire USA: Confused by commodities? How to allocate to a market in flux

Investors are rethinking their commodity allocations after the asset class recorded both the best, and worst performance in the first quarter of 2017. Money has been pulled from the sector owing to slower growth in China, an unstable oil price and president Trump’s failure to deliver on pre-election inflationary rhetoric. ‘At Toroso we tend to …

How To Follow The Growth Of The ETF Industry

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The ETF Industry Ecosystem & Its Main Players

Michael Venuto, CIO, Toroso Investments, discusses the growth of the ETF industry at a Facebook live event in the NYSE.

NYSE: How To Undestand The Growth Of The ETF Industry: Key Indicators

Michael Venuto, CIO, Toroso Investments, discusses the growth of the ETF industry at a Facebook live event in the NYSE.

Market Watch: A major value fund mirrors a major growth one more than you may expect

In the current economic environment, should investors looking to beat the overall market employ a value-based strategy, favoring companies that are trading at a discount, or a growth one, looking at the names that have already been doing well? What if there’s less difference between the two than you might expect? As the broader market …

Bloomberg: Balchunas on ETF Bets for Financial M&A Activity

Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Eric Balchunas discusses two ETFs that may benefit if the asset management industry’s consolidation accelerates over the next few years (tickers: XLF, TETF, RYF). This is a daily ETF podcast from Bloomberg’s Catherine Cowdery. Read more  on Bloomberg

Institutional Investor: Passive, But Out of Control

When Mark Okada, co-founder and CIO at Highland Capital Management, saw news that index fund giant Vanguard Group’s inflows were larger than all other asset managers’ combined for the first quarter of 2016, he said he was worried. In December of last year alone, according to Morningstar, passively managed funds took in a record $50.8 …

Delving deeper into Bubbles: “Tracking the ETF Industry Growth”

With the NASDAQ at an all-time high, some analysts are warning of a tech bubble. With housing prices in some parts of the U.S. approaching pre-2008 levels1, some are concerned about a housing bubble. Likewise, with global ETF assets surpassing $3.8 trillion in April 2, some investors are speculating that accelerated growth is creating an ETF bubble. …

NYSE: Exchange Traded Fun

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Shining The Transparency Light On ETFs

Taking advantage of one of the greatest benefits of ETFs—transparency—can lead to some surprising discoveries.

ETF Prism Report: Embracing Transparency

One of the greatest benefits of ETFs is transparency. However the fact that all investors can see the underlying holdings

ETF Prism Report: Embracing Transparency

In this ETF Prism Report we are talking about transparency, a essential topic in the industry.

You use ETFs, why not invest in them?

THE ETF ECOSYSTEM An ecosystem is more than a rainforest or a coral reef; an ecosystem comes to life anytime components interact with one another and with their environment. The ETF industry is a complex ecosystem of financial innovators and service providers who profit from the success of ETFs. As with any ecosystem, it’s illuminating …

The ETF Industry in the last 5 years

ETF Prism Report: Special 5 Years Anniversary Edition

ETF Prism Report: 5th Anniversary Special Edition

5 years in the ETF industry: Where are we going? 5 key growth indicators.