Analyst Paul Weisbruch’s daily fund flows update includes some outflows from the world’s most popular ETF, continued interest in small caps, and a rotation out of a major low volatility fund and into a riskier variant.
From Tyler Durden: One month ago, we cautioned readers that according to recent fund flow data, Bank of America was convinced that the “next shoe to drop” would be so-called “low-vol” stocks, ETFs and related strategies.
BlackRock’s Head of Smart Beta Sara Shores examines the performance of the iShares minimum volatility ETFs and reasons why investors should consider them for the long term.
NYSEARCA:ACWV, NYSEARCA:EFAV, NYSEARCA:EEMV, NYSEARCA:USMV
NYSEARCA:SLVY, NYSEARCA:LVOL, NYSEARCA:EFAV, NYSEARCA:EEMV, NYSEARCA:SPLV
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iShares will begin trading its new “iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index Fund” (NYSE:EFAV) Thursday, October 20, 2011. The iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index Fund (the “Fund”) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and