3 Lessons Learned In 2013 From Etf Fund Flows

The Global X Guru Index ETF primarily invests in equities, which means that it does not exactly copy the holdings of hedge funds. Hedge funds may hold a very diverse selection of investments, ranging from debt securities, equity options, currencies and commodities; and so the performances of the ETF and the underlying hedge funds may vary significantly. But, that does not necessarily mean that the ETF will necessarily underperform the underlying hedge funds, and the ETF still benefits from the insights of the select group of hedge funds. The Global X Guru Index ETF charges a 0.75% management fee, which may not be the lowest ETF fee. The Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF ( SCHB ), which tracks the performance of U.S.
Source: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1935741-global-x-guru-index-etf-hedge-fund-returns-but-without-the-20-percent-performance-fee

Global X Guru Index ETF: Hedge Fund Returns, But Without The 20% Performance Fee

17,766,650 ounces of gold exited the vaults of GLD in 2013. In just one week in April, 1,503,272 ounces was pulled out. All the while GLD traded without interruption or a significant premium or discount. Gold bulls may not have liked the result, but neither did the ” your ETF might collapse ” conspiracy theorists.
Source: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1935871-3-lessons-learned-in-2013-from-etf-fund-flows

AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF (HYLD) Earns 5-Star Morningstar Rating(TM)

Analysts downgrades and the predictable concerns regarding the stocks valuation have sent the shares tumbling 7.4% since the start of 2014. The Global X Social Media Index ETF ( SOCL ) , one of the first two ETFs to allow Twitter into its lineup, is going about its business. [Social Media ETF Allocates 4.5% to Twitter] Twitter entered SOCL in mid-November with a weight of 4.5%, making the stock the ETFs eleventh-largest holding. The ensuing rise in Twitters market value means it is now SOCLs fifth-largest constituent with a weight of almost 5.7%, according to Global X data , but the ETF is hardly feeling a pinch as shares of Twitter tumble.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/social-media-etf-trumps-twitter-185632551.html

Social Media ETF Trumps Twitter

___ Airlines go on a record new jet shopping spree Airlines are on the largest jet-buying spree in the history of aviation, ordering more than 8,200 new planes with manufacturers Airbus SAS and The Boeing … Associated Press26 mins ago The Federal Trade Commission says it is cracking down on deceptive advertising by auto dealers. The agency said Thursday that it has reached agreements with nine auto dealers nationwide to settle deceptive … Associated Press Just as you suspected: Your boss is probably happier than you. Los Angeles Times The bottom line in the debate over the Fed’s QE moves is that investors are not scared of a market meltdown, activist hedge fund manager Dinakar Singh tells CNBC.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/corn-etf-wilts-stockpiles-close-202057896.html

Time for This Top Ranked Industrial ETF – ETF News And Commentary

But, they generally held their positions in commodities excluding gold. In the case of gold, the AUM reflects the combination of the price of commodities and metal held in storage. Both took a hit in 2013, as gold fell sharply and total ETP gold holdings declined to 56.67 million ounces at year-end from 84.62 million as of the end of 2012. ETF Securities estimated that of the roughly $71 billion gold AUM decline, 46% was caused by a 28% fall in the gold price and 54% by investor outflows. Gold ETP outflows peaked in second quarter, when AUM plunged by a record $49 billion, ETF Securities said. Forty-eight percent of all gold ETP outflows in 2013, and 63% of the years AUM decline, occurred in the second quarter. Gold ETP AUM rose in the third quarter but fell back again in the fourth as investors anticipated the tapering of the U.S.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kitconews/2014/01/07/etf-securities-commodity-etp-assets-decline-in-2013-mainly-due-to-gold/

ETF Securities: Commodity ETP http://www.etftradingsignals.com Assets Decline In 2013 Mainly Due To Gold

Peritus is a value based, active credit investment manager providing services to institutions and retail investors. Please visit http://www.peritusasset.com for additional information. Additional commentary may be found at http://www.peritus.com/blog , and by following @PeritusAsset on Twitter. Before investing you should carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses.
Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/advisorshares-peritus-high-yield-etf-hyld-earns-5-star-morningstar-ratingtm-2014-01-08

Corn ETF Wilts As Stockpiles Close in on 20-Year High

The fund is currently hovering near its 52-week high level. The product has a Zacks ETF Rank of 1 or ‘Strong Buy’ rating with a ‘Medium’ risk outlook. Bottom Line FXR can be a clear winner in 2014 buoyed by the strength in its underlying sector, stronger job growth across the economy, the fund’s favorable characteristics like equal-weighted scheme and the value notion. Though the Fed Taper in a phased manner is a hiccup in the 2014 calendar, we don’t expect that to cause much disruption, as tapering implies a solid economy which in turn means booming industrial activity, a situation which can only be good news for FXR.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/time-for-this-top-ranked-industrial-etf-etf-news-and-commentary-cm316991


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