‘ Dorsey Wright & Associates (DWA) ’

Invesco PowerShares launches low vol global equity momentum ETF

Jul 27th, 2016 | By
Elkhorn unveils first momentum-based commodity rotation ETF

Invesco PowerShares has launched the PowerShares DWA Momentum & Low Volatility Rotation Portfolio (Nasdaq: DWLV), which switches its exposure between different segments of US equities, international equities, or cash depending on momentum signals in the market, while also adding exposure to the low volatility factor. The fund’s index is based on Dorsey, Wright & Associate’s expertise in relative strength analysis, a momentum technique that relies on unbiased, unemotional, objective data, rather than biased forecasting and subjective research.


SSGA launches DWA fixed income strategy ETF

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By
Pacer ETFs modifies Trendpilot strategy with new ‘Extreme Valuation Trigger’

Global exchange-traded fund provider State Street Global Advisors has teamed up with Dorsey, Wright & Associates (DWA) to launch a fixed income strategy ETF. The SPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF (DWFI) is a fund of funds and is based on DWA’s signal-driven, momentum-focused technical index. The ETF, listed on NASDAQ, tracks the performance of the Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation Index. The index is designed to provide targeted exposure to the SPDR fixed income ETFs that offer the greatest potential to outperform within the selection universe. The selection universe includes US-listed SPDR fixed income ETFs.


First Trust launches Dorsey Wright sector rotation ETF

Mar 18th, 2016 | By
Pacer ETFs modifies Trendpilot strategy with new ‘Extreme Valuation Trigger’

Exchange traded fund firm First Trust has launched a new ETF offering investors access to a sector rotation strategy. The First Trust Dorsey Wright Dynamic Focus 5 ETF is listed on Nasdaq (Nasdaq: FVC) and has a total expense ratio of 0.89%. It tracks the performance of the Dorsey Wright Dynamic Focus Five Index. The index is owned and developed by Dorsey, Wright & Associates (DWA), an investment advisory firm whose innovative solutions draw upon the firm’s expertise in relative strength analysis. The index is designed to provide targeted exposure to five First Trust sector and industry based ETFs as identified by DWA’s proprietary methodology.


PowerShares partners with DWA on momentum-based multi-asset income ETF

Mar 15th, 2016 | By
Elkhorn unveils first momentum-based commodity rotation ETF

Invesco PowerShares, a leading provider of exchange-traded funds, has launched the PowerShares DWA Tactical Multi-Asset Income Portfolio (Nasdaq: DWIN). The Nasdaq-listed ETF harnesses proprietary methodology from Dorsey, Wright & Associates (DWA) which uses technical analysis to allocate to the strongest price-performers amongst a range of equity, bond and alternative income strategies. The ETF adopts a “fund of funds” structure, meaning that it invests its assets in other ETFs rather than in securities of individual companies. ETFs are selected based on a combination of relative strength indicators and current yield. (Picture, Tom Dorsey, founder of DWA).


Novia’s Copia rolls out pair of smart beta ETF portfolios

Mar 10th, 2016 | By
Novia's Copia rolls out pair of smart beta portfolios

Copia Capital Management, the discretionary fund manager of Novia group, has launched a pair of smart beta portfolios aimed at the UK adviser market. Teaming up with US exchange traded fund provider First Trust and technical analysis strategists Dorsey, Wright & Associates, the two portfolios are the Copia First Trust Smart Beta portfolio and the Copia Dorsey Wright Smart Beta portfolio.


Aequitas NEO to list first ETF on exchange in March

Feb 8th, 2016 | By
Newcomer Aequitas NEO confirms PowerShares as first ETF issuer to list on its exchange

Aequitas NEO, a Canada-based start-up stock exchange, has announced the first exchange-traded fund to list on its platform will be from the PowerShares division of Invesco Canada. The PowerShares Dorsey Wright Associates (PDWA) Global Momentum Index ETF is due to begin trading in early March subject to the approval of regulatory authorities. In a bid to attract corporate clients Aequitas NEO offers competitive listing fees that currently undercut those offered by the Toronto Stock Exchange. The firm also touts a variety of benefits including a robust system ensuring reliable liquidity and free real-time market data to enhance visibility.


Invesco Powershares launches new ETF utilising Dorsey Wright sector index

Oct 20th, 2015 | By
New Invesco Powershares ETF utilises renowned Dorsey-Wright Sector index

Invesco PowerShares, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds, has teamed up with Dorsey, Wright & Associates (DWA), a Virginia-based investment advisory firm, to bring to market the PowerShares DWA Tactical Sector Rotation Portfolio (DWTR). The ETF tracks the Dorsey Wright Sector 4 Total Return Index, using technical analysis to facilitate exposure to the strongest market sectors of the Nasdaq, based on relative strength indicators.


First Trust, DWA roll out international “Focus Five” ETF

Jul 26th, 2014 | By
First Trust, DWA roll out international “Focus Five” ETF

First Trust has teamed up once again with relative strength experts Dorsey Wright & Associates (DWA), this time to launch an international equity ETF. Listed on Nasdaq, the First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF (IFV) is based on a systematic momentum strategy index designed to provide exposure to the five First Trust international equity ETFs identified to offer the greatest potential to outperform. Tom Dorsey, President & CEO of DWA, said: “I am excited that we have collaborated with First Trust to bring a second ETF that captures the Dorsey Wright Focus Five methodology and now provides investors with a tactical international equity strategy.”


First Trust and Dorsey Wright unveil “Focus Five” relative strength ETF

Mar 13th, 2014 | By
First Trust, DWA roll out international “Focus Five” ETF

First Trust has teamed up with technical analysis specialists Dorsey, Wright & Associates (DWA) to launch the First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (FV). The Nasdaq-listed fund provides exposure to the five First Trust sector and industry-based ETFs identified by DWA to offer the greatest potential to outperform. Tom Dorsey, President & CEO of DWA, said: “I personally use the strategy in my portfolio as an important piece of the core. We are excited to continue our partnership with First Trust and to bring this strategy to investors in a single ETF”.