Eric Balchunas

Eric Balchunas


Senior ETF Analyst for @Bloomberg Intelligence. Tired Dad. Rutgers Alum. Gen X-er. Catch me on “ETF IQ” on @BloombergTV & “Trillions” on iTunes.

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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..

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@alphaarchitect  @EconomPicyou  guys both make good pts. My thing is I don't get excluding a co like Exxon like it's evil if you drive car, fly in planes etc. So you helping the cos revenue, but then you want to avoid benefiting from it? Donate proceeds or just exercise power as consumer better IMO

@JSeyffs4  coming up @BloombergTVn  in 10m talking about the VanEck bitcoin non-ETF and why we have raised our Oct bitcoin ETF approval odds (a little):

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:

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@billsweet  @ToddCFRAL  @DaveNadige  @Rick_Ferrit  @BobVeres  me get this straight: the guy who wrote the critical piece on W/S (which he didn’t go to) for being too flashy is hosting a competing conf w a session on “how to be rock star”? NFW

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..

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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 

You know you’re deep in Philly when you see Rocco’s Cheesesteaks embedded in a Home Depot..

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Boom--> NYSE files to list leveraged Bitcoin ETFs, many flavors incl 2x and -2x, here's full list, h/t @fintechfrank 

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ETFs saw $31b(!) in outflows last week. To illustrate how crazy that is, here's ETF flows for the past 80 weeks..

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Bogle says Vanguard growing at "kind of a frightening rate" taking in $1b/day. Full quote via Grant's..

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BOJ now owns 66% of ETF assets in Japan and is planning more buying, even as analysts say slow your roll. Great chart, h/t Toru Fujioka

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