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Main launches active thematic rotation ETF

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
Main launches active thematic rotation ETF

Main Management ETF Advisors has unveiled the Main Thematic Innovation ETF (TMAT US) on Cboe, an actively managed strategy that uses a fund-of funds structure to tactically rotate between thematic ETFs targeting disruptive technologies.


ProShares unveils leveraged cybersecurity and cloud computing ETFs on Nasdaq

Jan 22nd, 2021 | By
ProShares unveil leveraged cybersecurity and cloud computing ETFs on Nasdaq

ProShares has rolled out a pair of leveraged equity ETFs on Nasdaq providing amplified exposure to two sought-after investment themes: cybersecurity and cloud computing.


ProShares unveils multi-thematic ‘transformational changes’ ETF

Oct 16th, 2020 | By
ProShares unveil leveraged cybersecurity and cloud computing ETFs on Nasdaq

ProShares has introduced a multi-themed equity ETF targeting companies that are benefitting from an array of secular trends – trends that have mostly accelerated because of Covid-19.


ProShares’ short and leveraged oil ETFs to adopt new index

Sep 10th, 2020 | By
ProShares upgrades index behind controversial leveraged oil ETPs

ProShares has announced that its two leveraged oil ETFs will adopt a new underlying index in a bid to make the products more resilient to future disruption in crude oil markets.


Thematic long/short retail ETF receives Covid-19 boost

May 18th, 2020 | By
Thematic long/short retail ETF receives Covid-19 boost

An NYSE Arca-listed thematic ETF providing long exposure to e-commerce companies while shorting traditional bricks-and-mortar firms has soared in recent months as the Covid-19 pandemic forces Main Street shoppers online. The ProShares Long Online/Short Stores ETF (CLIX US) is up 44.4% year-to-date (as of market close on Friday 15 May 2020), compared to a -10.6% loss for the S&P 500 over the same period.


Restrictive ETF classification proposal prompts fightback

May 18th, 2020 | By
A group of dominant asset managers is attempting to commandeer the ETF label.

A proposal by a cabal of dominant ETF issuers that calls on exchanges to adopt a new naming convention for exchange-traded products has prompted a backlash from smaller, innovative rivals who claim the move is anti-competitive.


Leveraged and inverse ETPs: Going, going, gone?

Apr 29th, 2020 | By
ClearShares to launch actively managed intermediate bond ETF

By Emily Doak, Managing Director of ETF Research for Charles Schwab Investment Advisory.

The record volatility of 2020 has been accompanied by a higher than usual number of exchange-traded product closures, especially among leveraged and inverse products.


The rising importance of dividends when earnings slow

Dec 31st, 2019 | By
Kieran Kirwan, Director, Investment Strategy at ProShares.

By Kieran Kirwan, Director, Investment Strategy at ProShares.

Through November 15, 2019, 92% of the S&P 500 constituents have announced earnings, and investors have been paying close attention. Most companies that have reported thus far have exceeded estimates, which had in many instances been guided lower. On the surface, this is, of course, positive news. But when looking for year-over-year growth, a different story begins to emerge.


ProShares expands suite of dividend growth ETFs

Nov 8th, 2019 | By
ProShares unveil leveraged cybersecurity and cloud computing ETFs on Nasdaq

ProShares has expanded its suite of dividend growth ETFs with the launch of two new funds on Cboe BZX: the ProShares S&P Technology Dividend Aristocrats ETF (TDV US), which focuses on dividend growers within the US technology sector; and the ProShares Russell US Dividend Growers ETF (TMDV US), which explores the broad US stock market. Michael Sapir, co-founder and CEO of ProShare Advisors, commented, “Consistent dividend growth may be one of the best indicators of a company’s health. We are committed to offering this powerful strategy across a broad array of market caps, geographies and sectors.”


Charles Schwab and Vanguard see massive inflows into US TIPS ETFs

Aug 29th, 2019 | By
Fed’s policy shift puts a shine on metals

Two US-listed ETFs providing exposure to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) are enjoying significant demand as investors position their portfolios to withstand the effects of future interest rate cuts.