3 ETFs Facing Uphill Challenges

ETFsDavid Fabian:  ETF investors are always searching for unique strategies that offer promises of inflation protection or anti-volatility positioning. These funds are often drawn up using sophisticated back-testing analysis and touted as a strong “alternative” to compliment your existing portfolio of stocks and bonds.
NYSE:CPI March 14, 2016 2:49pm

Inflation: A Six-Month X-Ray View [Cpi Inflation Hedged]

inflationDoug Short: Here is a table showing the annualized change in Headline and Core CPI, not seasonally adjusted, for each of the past six months. I've also included each of the eight components of Headline CPI and a separate entry for Energy, which is a collection
NYSE:CPI June 17, 2014 1:03pm

5 Funds To Fight Inflation [iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (ETF), Cpi Inflation Hedged]

inflationDavid Fabian:  Judging by the price action and performance of conventional inflation hedges over the last 12 months, it appears the investing public’s worries over inflation are nearly non-existent. After all, the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented transparency
NYSE:CPI May 20, 2014 3:08pm

IndexIQ Announces Zero Capital Gain Distributions Estimate For All ETFs For 2013

indexiqIndexIQ, a leading developer of liquid alternative investment solutions, announced an estimate of zero capital gains distributions for all of its Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) for 2013. In addition, both QAI and MCRO have had zero capital gain distributions
NYSE:CPI December 17, 2013 1:14pm

What Americans Can Do To Help Prepare For Retirement

retirement-plans: A growing number of American retirement nest eggs are cracked, and the fault lines are getting bigger.
NYSE:CPI August 15, 2013 2:34pm

ETF To Play That Hedges Against U.S. Inflation

money and investing: When it comes to investing, everyone wants to be in the best performing asset classes. Unfortunately, few, if any, are that good at consistently choosing the top performing asset classes to add to their retirement fund year after year.
NYSE:CPI August 13, 2013 11:58am

An ETF To Stop Inflation From Burning A Hole In Your Portfolio

inflation: American investors are sitting on a lot of money. According to the Investment Company Institute, total U.S. money market mutual fund assets for the week ended July 31 came in at $2.612 trillion. Of that total, 65%, or $1.69336 trillion
NYSE:CPI August 12, 2013 1:28pm

How To Protect Your Assets While The Majority of Americans Aren’t

protect-hedge: You can’t always believe the markets. Since 2009, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones have been on a tear and are, thanks to the Federal Reserve, making new record highs. Since the markets are considered an indicator of the health of the U.S. economy,
NYSE:CPI July 15, 2013 12:14pm

ETF Defenses For The Fiscal Cliff And Beyond (QAI, CPI, QMN)

Daniela Pylypczak: Adam Patti is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of IndexIQ, a New York-based ETF issuer behind several of the most innovative ETF products to hit the market in recent years. He recently took time out of his busy schedule to discuss IndexIQ’s
NYSE:CPI December 12, 2012 2:17pm

Three Year Check On These ETFs (CPI, ALT, GRES)

Carolyn Pairitz: From the most basic portfolio building blocks to specialized funds that give investors access to niche markets, ETFs cover them all, and with the constant
NYSE:ALT November 11, 2012 9:42pm

Inside The A+ Hedge Fund ETF (QAI, CSLS, CPI)

Stoyan Bojinov: The proliferation of ETFs has opened up the investable universe to virtually anyone with a brokerage account; novice investors can trade alongside seasoned money managers in any number of asset classes that were previously simply
NYSE:CPI August 22, 2012 2:02pm

Real Return ETF Investing 101 (RRF, CPI, RLY)

Eric Dutram: Although inflationary pressures remain at subdued levels, some investors are worried about the recent monetary and fiscal actions taken by governments that might raise inflation in the near future. In order to combat this, a look at real return ETFs
NYSE:CPI July 12, 2012 1:48pm

Beyond TIP: Five Inflation-Protected ETFs Worth A Look (CPI, RRF, FLOT, WIP, GTIP)

Andy Hagans: We’ve all heard of TIP, right? If you’re a long term commodities investor that buys on the dips, you might use this highly liquid ETF as the short term place for your dry powder. In theory, it protects from inflation, since the ETF holds
NYSE:CPI June 22, 2012 12:09pm

ProShares Rolls Out First Inflation Breakeven ETFs (RINF, FINF, CSM, CPI, RRF, HDG, RALS, VIXM, VIXY)

Michael Johnston: ProShares is continuing to build out its suite of ETFs offering exposure to alternatives, announcing this week the launch of a pair of funds designed to offer exposure to “breakeven inflation.” That term refers to the spread difference in yield between Treasuries and TIPS (i.e., the yield
NYSE:CPI January 16, 2012 4:41pm

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