Senior ETF Analyst for @Bloomberg Intelligence. Tired Dad. Rutgers Alum. Gen X-er. Catch me on “ETF IQ” on @BloombergTV & “Trillions” on iTunes.
Aberdeen launching index fund tracking HFR 500 hedge funds. Sounds exciting and new but many ETFs have tried this and largely failed. HFR name may help tho, who knows..
Here's a breakdown of where the +7% MTD gain is coming from in the iShares Value Factor ETF (VLUE). It's pretty much all risk-on type sectors led by tech:
Nice dive into the JPM vs Goldman ETF battle, a very worthy undercard to BlackRock vs Vanguard. JPM took lead but Goldman is fighting back w their own cheap beta lineup and advisory push. Story via @carowilson1228 w/ some color/data from your's truly..
The Pixies (my 2nd all time fav band after RH) have a new album out. Heard a few tracks, not bad for some old farts but nowhere near old days, RS gives it 3/5 stars.. via @RollingStone
ETFs saw $31b(!) in outflows last week. To illustrate how crazy that is, here's ETF flows for the past 80 weeks..
Bogle says Vanguard growing at "kind of a frightening rate" taking in $1b/day. Full quote via Grant's..