Merger Arbitrage ETFs In Focus On Rising Deal Volume [IndexIQ IQ ARB Merger Arbitrage ETF, ProShares Merger ETF]

etfsMergers and acquisition activities across a number of sectors are picking up rapidly this year. Continued low interest rates are making borrowing cheaper and allowing companies to shore up their balance sheets. This suggests optimism over the global economy.
BATS:MRGR March 5, 2014 5:13pm

A Complete Look At The IndexIQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI, LQD, SHY, CSMA, WDTI, HDG)

Stephen Simpson: Even though the definition of “hedge fund” has changed over time, morphing from largely market-neutral strategies to a much wider variety of leveraged
NYSE:CSMA October 22, 2012 10:32pm

Is It Time For A Merger Arbitrage ETF? (MNA, CSMB, CSMA)

Eric Dutram: The economic and political drama in Europe has been responsible for negative market sentiments throughout the globe. Recently, the broader markets slumped badly on account of global risk aversion triggering massive sell-offs in the equity markets
NYSE:CSMA July 6, 2012 12:44pm

ProShares Files For Merger-Arbitrage And Private Equity ETFs (BDCS, CSMA)

Stoyan Bojinov: Volatility returned to Wall Street as the FOMC meeting earlier in the week sparked waves of worry across the market. Investors have been taking profits from virtually every asset class after the Fed gave no hints that it would look to implement another round of quantitative easing after the

NYSE:BDCS April 6, 2012 11:38am

Six Hedge Fund ETFs For Average Investors

This weekend's Barron's has an article Hedge-Fund Strategies for the Masses that discussed the following ETFs:
NYSE:CSLS July 19, 2011 11:56am

A New Hedge Fund ETF Debuts For Investors (HDG, QAI, WDTI, CSMA, CSMB, CSLS, MCRO, MNA, CSM)

ProShares announced the launch of the Hedge Replication ETF (NYSE:HDG), a new product that will seek to provide returns characteristic of the hedge fund asset class. The new ETF is designed to maintain a high correlation to the HFRI Weighted Composite Index, an equal-weighted composite of
NYSE:CSLS July 18, 2011 11:55am

When ETNs Are Better Than ETFs (MLPI, AMLP, MNA, CSMA)

As the universe of exchange-traded products has expanded considerably in recent years, investors have become more aware of the nuances between the various types of investment vehicles.
NYSE:AMLP March 16, 2011 10:21am

Using ETFs To Access Alternatives (VIXY, VIXM, WDTI, ALT, RALS, GRV, LSC, HDGE, XVIX, QAI, MNA, CSMA, MCRO)

The introduction and rapid expansion of the ETF industry has no doubt been a very positive development for investors big and small. The low fees characteristic of the
NYSE:ALT February 8, 2011 8:11pm

ETF Pipeline Grows: More Hedge Fund Products, VIX ETNs In The Works (QAI, MCRO, MNA, ALT, CSMA, CSLS, VXX, XXV, VXZ, VQT, C)

Less than a week into November, the month is shaping up to be one of the most active in recent memory for the ETF industry. Vanguard (international real estate ETF), UBS (another MLP ETN),
NYSE:ALT November 5, 2010 10:33am

Can Merger Arbitrage Be Indexed? (CSMA, MNA)

Credit Suisse Merger Arbitrage Liquid Index ETN (NYSE:CSMA) began trading October 4, 2010.  These ETNs are senior unsecured debt designed to provide investors with the returns of the Credit
NYSE:CSMA October 6, 2010 3:36pm

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