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Invest Like a Billionaire: Under the Hood of the IBLN ETF

by on November 3, 2014 | Updated November 4, 2014

ETFs have undeniably opened up the doors to asset classes that were previously accessible only by sophisticated and institutional investors. Through the use of a single ticker, retail investors can now tap into virtually any market around the globe; whether it’s trading commodities, volatility, and currencies, or investing in emerging markets, there’s no shortage of viable instruments thanks to the ongoing expansion of the exchange-traded universe [try our Free ETF Screener]. 

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The expansion of the ETF universe has brought forth countless strategies and previously hard-to-reach asset classes to anyone with an online brokerage account. While it’s true that most investors have embraced the traditional, index-based, or so-called “plain vanilla” funds, there is still growing demand for the more sophisticated and actively managed offerings out there [see our ETF Launch Center].

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Last week, investors saw a handful of funds make their debut, including First Trusts’ Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF and AdvisorShares’ YieldPro ETF . This week, ETF issuers continued to fill the product pipelines, with five new funds hitting the street. First Trust added two more funds, while Global X added to its “Guru” family and […]

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Though the Dow Jones Industrial Average pierced the 16000 mark earlier this week, investors turned their attention to the Fed once again as the latest FOMC minutes were released. In the minutes, policy makers “generally expected that the data would prove consistent with the committee’s outlook for ongoing improvement in labor market conditions and would […]

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The proliferation of exchange-traded products has opened up previously difficult-to-reach corners of the investing landscape, allowing for retail investors with online brokerage accounts to access virtually any asset class in an easy, cost-efficient manner. While passive, index-based ETFs have found their way into countless portfolios, many are turning to more innovative funds in search of […]

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AdvisorShares, one of the largest issuers of active ETFs, made another addition to its lineup this week with the debut of a fund that will seek to capture results of long/short hedge fund managers. The new QAM Equity Hedge ETF (QEH) will employ an active long/short strategy that will seek to outperform about half of […]

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June saw yet another period of strong growth in the ETF lineup, with multiple issuers rolling out new products over the past several weeks. While the pace has certainly slowed from the winter months, there is no shortage of new activity in the space, including a number of first-to-market products that are now hitting the […]

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Global X announced today the launch of a new ETF that will be based on top holding of hedge fund managers, essentially arming investors with a tool to replicate the strategies implemented by some of the world’s most sophisticated and most successful money managers. The new Top Guru Holdings Index ETF (GURU) will be linked […]

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101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn

by on May 23, 2012 | Updated June 12, 2014

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have burst on to the scene in the late 2000s and early 2010s, raking in hundreds of billions of dollars in assets and prompting a major shift towards indexing strategies in the process. ETFs have empowered financial advisors (FAs), registered investment advisors (RIAs), Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), money managers, and retail investors […]

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