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Replication: a simple solution to the hedge fund fee conundrum

Mar 29th, 2021 | By
Replication: a simple solution to the hedge fund fee conundrum

The great hedge fund fee debate is arguably asset management’s Gordian Knot – on the surface an intractable problem, but one that may have a relatively simple solution for allocators and institutions. 


Active semi-transparent ETFs: Ready to launch?

Mar 24th, 2021 | By
Matthew Schiffman, principal for Distribution Insight, Broadridge Financial Solutions.

By Matthew Schiffman, Principal, Distribution Insight at Broadridge.

Creating an effective go-to-market strategy requires data and insight.


Bitcoin and the Planet

Mar 23rd, 2021 | By
Europe’s largest bitcoin ETP goes carbon neutral

By Will Peck, Head of Strategy & Emerging Technologies at WisdomTree.

How should investors who are concerned about ESG issues think about bitcoin.


Targeting leisure and entertainment in the re-opening economy

Mar 17th, 2021 | By
Invesco leisure and entertainment etf

By Rene Reyna, Head of Thematic ETFs and Specialty Products, Invesco US.

The leisure and entertainment sector could offer investors a unique way to play the economic re-opening.


Gold may shine with 2021’s inflation risks

Mar 11th, 2021 | By
Gold may shine with 2021’s inflation risks

Maxwell Gold, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors, examines the current inflation landscape and gold’s historical performance as a potential efficient diversifier during bouts of different forms of inflation.


Two ways to position your portfolio for a rise in inflation

Mar 11th, 2021 | By
FinEx launches US TIPS ETF on Moscow Exchange

By Lyxor Asset Management.

It’s one year since the pandemic shut down large parts of the global economy. Now, hopes that mass vaccination will accelerate economic normalization have raised the prospect of inflation.


How to value thematic strategies

Mar 8th, 2021 | By
Matthew J Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research

By Matthew Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at SSGA.

During the pandemic, we’ve seen an evolution of behavioral changes fuel transcendent trends across our economy that may create new future growth opportunities.


Consider high yield emerging markets bonds amid reflation

Feb 15th, 2021 | By
William Sokol, Director of Product Management at VanEck

By William Sokol, Senior ETF Product Manager at VanEck.

Higher rates and inflation are a major challenge for fixed income asset classes, but we believe emerging markets high yield corporate bonds may better withstand these pressures.


Answering the call for fixed income ETF innovation

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
Lidia Treiber, Director, Research, WisdomTree.

By Lidia Treiber, Director, Research, WisdomTree.

The last few years have delivered different fortunes for fixed income ETFs.


Bank ETFs: Wall Street putting its money where its money is

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By
Hillman debuts active US large-cap value ETF

By the ETF research team at Direxion.

2021 has already been a fickle year for the big banks. And yet, followers of the financials know what usually happens next: the banks show weakness.