ETF Spotlight: October 2012

Published on by on October 1, 2012

Each month, we highlight an ETF flying under the radar of most investors that offers exposure to a unique asset class or investment strategy. This month, we take a closer look at a new offering from AdvisorShares which seeks generate consistently positive risk-adjusted returns through active management. The Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF (MATH) offers investors peace of mind when markets quickly turn sour.

Volatility has gone down significantly over the last few months and countries still in debt trouble are starting to take extreme measures to ensure stability and recovery. Even with this gradually improving outlook, many investment professionals are predicting that the measures taken to pull the world out of recession will eventually come back into play as bumps in the road. Investors who want to be on the scene when markets are climbing, but also remain flexible to jump ship when headlines turn sour ought to take a closer look at MATH. This actively-managed ETF employs an arsenal of data smoothing tactics to avoid the bumps in the road to economic recovery, presenting itself as a viable tool for “hands off” investors.

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