3 Active ETFs Sending Buy Signals Right Now
On the lookout for some new ETFs? Active ETFs had a great year in 2023 and are off to a hot start in 2024. The question, then, is how to choose from a growing list of strategies. One powerful heuristic for assessing ETFs — tech analysis — can help.
3 Portfolio Allocations Where Active Investing Helps
With one month in the books for 2024, and markets still waiting for a sign from the Fed, many investors may be looking to shake up their portfolios. What worked in 2023, after all, may not necessarily work in 2024.
Active ETFs Gaining Popularity vs. Mutual Funds
Investors are turning toward active ETFs and away from mutual funds thanks to the ETF wrapper, per data from Trackinsight’s Global ETF Survey. The survey, which came out this week, showed growing investor favor toward active strategies.
WisdomTree Distribution Leader Talks Advisors, Tokenization, ETFs
WisdomTree’s Head of Distribution, Americas, Joe Grogan, sat down with VettaFi to discuss the firm’s message to advisors, its digital assets and tokenization capabilities, model portfolios, and more at the recent ETF Exchange conference.
Exchange: T. Rowe Price’s Veiel to Join “Beyond the Magnificent Seven” Panel
The panel discussion, moderated by Freedom Investment Management CIO Ben Lavine, will include Eric Veiel, Head of Global Investments, CIO at T. Rowe Price, and Alex Zweber, Managing Director – Investment Strategy at Parametric.
The IMF’s AI Report: Overly Pessimistic?
A recent report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that AI will affect almost two out of every five jobs done by humans around the world. AI of course will impact work that is already somewhat or totally automated.
AI Investing in Renewable Energy Bears Fruit
So much of the market’s focus on the AI narrative has emphasized AI’s place in information technology firms. Chatbots like ChatGPT foretell a world of AI agents helping humans boost productivity, push creativity forward, and improve efficiency.
Kick Off 2024 With Attractive Small Cap Discount
The stock market may have started 2024 down, but that doesn’t mean investors have to. Indeed, while the broader market whimpers amid soft China data and still-lingering fear of a slowdown, some areas see major opportunities.
Calamos’ Kaufman, Bitwise’s Hougan Talks Alts
If the last year or two have taught investors anything, it’s that alts can play a big role in portfolios. As recently as 2022, bonds struggled amid significantly low interest rates, with their role as a contrast to stocks weakened.
The Commodities Outlook Entering 2024
Commodities entered 2023 behind a strong performance in 2022. For investors revisiting their portfolios ahead of 2024, it may be worth assessing the commodities outlook. From energy to precious metals, commodities can add meaningful diversification to a portfolio.
Eye Active ETFs to Ride Potential Rate Cuts
Don’t look now, but markets are once again getting excited about the prospect of potential rate cuts. Following months defined by rising rates, investors are looking forward to inflation cooling sufficiently for the Fed to finally cut.
How Active Investing Can Ride End to Fed Hikes
With news that inflation cooled significantly in October, rate hikes from the Fed may now be over. Consumer prices were flat in October, rising just 3.2% from 2022. That rise came in even slower than the year-over-year rise measured in September.
How Active ETFs Can Respond to Rising Rates
With the Fed pausing rate hikes this month as announced this week, investors now look nervously toward October. While earlier this year markets were even considering the possibility of rate “cuts” this year, now further hikes may be in the cards.
The Case for Mid and Small-Cap Stocks Right Now
Just about 10 “mega-cap” firms have driven more than 80% of the S&P 500’s growth in 2023. For some, that’s proven to be a source of robust returns, but that statistic also means heightened concentration risk for everyone.
Go Active for International Equity ETFs – Here’s Why
Active ETF investing has had a big year so far, but it can still play a big role in closing out 2023. International equity ETFs can really benefit from active investing. With a strong case for international equities brewing, now may be the time to look closer.
The Benefits of Combining Active ETFs With AI
Active ETFs have had a big year so far in 2023 by several metrics. From institutional investor interest to advisors planning to up allocations, active strategies have grown in popularity. With their ability to invest nimbly and lean on managerial expertise, that appeal makes some sense.
VettaFi Viewpoints: Nadig Talks Capital Markets, Regulation With FactSet’s Kashner
A conversation with Dave Nadig, Financial Futurist at VettaFi and Elisabeth Kashner, CFA, Director of ETF Research & Analytics at FactSet on ETF capital markets, regulation, and adoption.
VettaFi Viewpoints: Nadig Talks AI Regulation With Berkeley’s Professor Russell OBE
AI could have a profound impact on the economy and on everyday life for billions of people. In the latest edition of VettaFi Viewpoints, financial futurist Dave Nadig sat down with U.C. Berkeley Professor Stuart Russell OBE in a public discussion on the topic of AI regulation.
VettaFi Viewpoints: Dave Nadig & Zeno Mercer on AI’s Disruptive Potential
VettaFi’s Financial Futurist Dave Nadig sat down with ROBO Global’s senior research analyst Zeno Mercer for a wide-ranging discussion about AI. Together, the two explored industries that could benefit from AI, those facing existential threats, and how the smartest AI analysts see it.