September was a month for the markets that ended up being the best in a very long time. The Dow Jones was up 7.7% for the month, the best September performance for the Dow since the 1930s
In mid-June, BlackRock iShares, the world’s largest provider of exchange-traded funds took a major step and filed to launch both equity and bond actively-managed ETFs. The move
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“Investors worried that the stock market is stuck in a trading range might want to consider alternative and absolute return funds designed to profit in both up and down markets, but the most
“Fund providers and registered investment advisers say that if used judiciously, extreme ETFs can help investors curb losses. In the first week of May, the Greek debt crisis triggered the most-volatile swings in U.S. stocks in more than a year. The S&P 500 dived more than 7 percent in five trading days.
Most analytical outfits, such as Morningstar or Lipper, wait to collect three years of monthly data before declaring a fund or exchange-traded product “seasoned.” Until that point, they won’t publish
“Although actively managed exchange-traded funds are just in their infancy, many financial advisers and even some ETF providers
The iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust, or the Trust, is a Delaware statutory trust that issues Shares representing fractional undivided beneficial interests in its net assets. The Trust seeks to maximize its absolute