Concerned that Tesla Inc. may prove to be a drag on the S&P 500 when it enters the index after such a gigantic rally? You’re not alone. There’s a group of Wall Street data nerds who have been making a similar case against traditional stock benchmarks for years.
With Tesla Inc. about to be added to the S&P 500, people have wondered where index-tracking mutual funds will find the $80 billion of stock they’ll need to own in Elon Musk’s car-maker. Now they know: at least some of it will come from Elon Musk’s car-maker.
Exchange-traded fund investors are adding to bets that the long-awaited uptick in U.S. inflation is on its way.
Investors in exchange-traded funds are clinging to their bets on big tech even as the high-flying sector has lagged behind the broader market over the past week.
Just hours before the U.S. election got underway, investors pulled the most cash ever from the world’s largest exchange-traded fund tracking corporate bonds.
The hunt for new hedges is in full gear.
Almost 60% of active foreign-stock funds did better than their index-tracking counterparts in the first six months of 2020.
The bond ETF universe could almost double in less than four years as traditional fixed-income heavyweights embrace the funds, according to BlackRock Inc.
The Federal Reserve became one of the top holders in some of the world’s largest credit ETFs less than two months after stepping into the market.
An overwhelming majority of investors would be open to use so-called model portfolios to guide their allocation decisions -- if only financial advisors did a better job of explaining them.
As inflows soar and market dislocations vanish, America’s exchange-traded fund market is back to the boom times.
Non-transparent ETFs are appealing for managers looking to shield their strategies from front-running or replication from rivals
An effort by investment giants including State Street, Vanguard, Fidelity and Invesco to redefine the $4 trillion U.S. exchange-traded fund universe has the industry’s smaller players bristling.
In a sign of how topsy-turvy financial assets are right now, risky high-yield bond ETFs have become relative havens and investors are fleeing government debt funds as fast as they can.
Cash prices in some of the most actively traded bond funds are now at steep discounts to the value of their underlying assets. The havoc is reigniting arguments around fixed-income ETFs, which trade much more liquidly than the assets they hold.