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S&P DJI launches ‘Dividend Growers’ indices

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By
S&P DJI launches ‘Dividend Growers’ index series

S&P Dow Jones Indices has unveiled the S&P Dividend Growers Index Series, a new family of indices tracking companies that have consistently increased their dividend payments every year for a specified number of years.


ProShares partners with Dorsey Wright to launch Nasdaq 100 momentum ETF

May 24th, 2021 | By
ProShares launches Nasdaq 100 momentum ETF

ProShares has introduced an ETF in collaboration with Dorsey Wright that provides exposure to a selection of Nasdaq 100 stocks with strong share price momentum identified as having the best prospects to outperform.


Main launches active thematic rotation ETF

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
The Future Fund debuts active secular growth 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 launches Nasdaq 100 momentum ETF

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 launches Nasdaq 100 momentum ETF

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
Syntax launches risk-stratified total US equity 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.