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Profiling 5 Total Portfolio ETFs

by on September 24, 2012 | Updated May 6, 2014

As the ETF industry continues to pump out some of the most intriguing and innovative products on the market, investors are now able to choose from a lineup of over 1,400 exchange-traded products to fit their every investment whim. Recently, a trend of “hyper-targeted” and sector specific ETFs have swept across Wall Street, attracting high demand from those who wish to establish tactical tilts in their portfolios. But for most average investors, a strategy that produces a well-balanced mix of multiple asset classes is likely to be more ideal [create customized ETF analysis with the ETF Analyzer]. [click to continue…]

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AdvisorShares added another actively-managed ETF to its lineup this week, rolling out a fund in partnership with an experienced money manager who also happens to be a popular financial blogger. The new AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR) will offer exposure to multiple asset classes, including domestic and international stocks and bonds, in an attempt to outperform popular benchmarks such as the S&P 500 and the Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond Index.

The new active ETF will be managed by Your Source Financial. Roger Nusbaum, author of the popular investing blog Random Roger, will serve as the Portfolio Manager for RRGR [for updates on all new ETFs, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. [click to continue…]

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AdvisorShares added to its rapidly-growing lineup of active ETFs today with the debut of the Accuvest Global Opportunities ETF (ACCU), which utilizes country-specific ETFs with the goal of generating excess returns relative to benchmarks such as the MSCI All Country World Index. Accuvest, the portfolio manager of the new ETF, utilizes a proprietary country ranking […]

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AdvisorShares continued a busy week on the product development front, following up the launch of three Madrona funds earlier in the week with the debut of the Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF (MATH). The newest actively-managed ETF will be sub-advised by American Wealth Management, and will be structured as an ETF-of-ETFs that invests in other exchange-traded […]

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As the ETF world has grown over the past few years, investors have had the opportunity to access a number of different asset classes that were once off-limits to the average investor. Products targeting a number of currencies, commodities, and emerging markets that were at one time inaccessible to all but the biggest and most powerful investors […]

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AdvisorShares, one of the largest issuers of actively-managed ETFs, has forged another partnership with a well known asset manager and has plans to team up on an ETF. A recent SEC filing detailed the Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF (MATH), which would be sub-advised by American Wealth Management. The proposed fund, according to the filing, would […]

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AdvisorShares, fresh off its announcement declaring a partnership with TrimTabs last week, has not wasted any time putting a product in the pipeline under this new agreement. In a recent SEC filing the two sought to gain regulatory approval for a new actively managed ETF, the TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF. The proposed fund would seek […]

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AdvisorShares, the Maryland-based sponsor of actively-managed ETFs, announced today that it has reduced the expense cap on its most popular product. The expense cap for the AdvisorShares Cambria Global Tactical ETF (GTAA) will drop from 1.35% to 0.99%, effective February 1. “AdvisorShares and Cambria made a commitment to lower ETF fees as assets grew and […]

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AdvisorShares, the Bethesda, Maryland-based firm behind many of the most successful active ETFs on the market, announced this week a partnership with TrimTabs Asset Management to develop an actively-managed ETF. TrimTabs is an independent institutional research firm built around the premise that stock prices are a function of liquidity rather than value. The company was […]

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With 2011 just around the corner, the curtain is closing on yet another year of tremendous expansion in the ETF industry. With inflows for the year at close to $100 billion, total ETF assets will recently eclipsed the $1 trillion mark for the first time. From a product development standpoint, 2010 was a record year; […]

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As the ETF world has continued to expand throughout 2010, one slice of the market that has seen a great deal of growth has been the active management space. Although ETFs started off tracking well-known indexes such as the S&P 500 or the Russell 2000, many have begun to move towards more active management in […]

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The ETF industry has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, thanks in large part to a shift by investors towards cost-efficient passive indexing strategies and away from pricey active management. But many in the industry have opined that actively-managed ETFs–in a sense hybrid products that exhibit characteristics of both active mutual funds and […]

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