Money-management firms launched new exchange-traded funds at a rapid pace last month, shaking off fears that the $7 trillion industry is already overrun with low-cost investment vehicles.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission delayed making a decision again on whether to approve the first US exchange-traded fund that invests directly in Bitcoin, disappointing advocates just days after a court ruling viewed by many as clearing a path for the long-awaited product.
The best argument in favor of approving new Bitcoin exchange-traded funds is that they already exist, tracking futures. Sadly for the crypto crowd, that’s also the best argument for why nobody needs a new one.
BlackRock Inc. expects the model-portfolio realm of money management to grow to a $10-trillion business over the next five years.
BlackRock Inc. has a nearly perfect track record when it comes to filing for and launching exchange-traded funds, which is spurring hopes that its try for a Bitcoin ETF might also get regulatory approval after years of rejections.
Cathie Wood’s ARK Investment Management says it’s first in line to get potential approval for a spot-Bitcoin ETF, despite industry reasoning positing that BlackRock Inc. might be ahead in the race should any product receive regulatory assent.
The crypto verse has seen what seems like a lifetime of ups and downs already this year, yet activity in products linked to the industry has been nearly nonexistent, with analysts saying that investors have abandoned the sector without plans to come back anytime soon.
A long-shot bid to launch double-leveraged, single-stock exchange-traded funds tracking the notoriously volatile Tesla Inc. has been filed with US regulators after past attempts have failed.
The pace of failures has more than doubled in the $7 trillion exchange-traded fund industry so far this year, as volatile markets and fierce competition put pressure on issuers.
The race for the first leveraged Bitcoin exchange-traded fund is heating up as applications land amid a surge in cryptocurrency prices.
The fixed-income market’s unblemished record of striking fear into the hearts of equity traders is in danger.
A chart breakdown in the S&P 500. Signs of complacency in a closely watched options gauge.
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A year on from its blistering debut, America’s first Bitcoin futures ETF has been an almost unqualified success, unless of course you’re invested in it.
Amid Bitcoin’s decline this week, eagle-eyed chart-watchers noticed an ominous-sounding technical breach could be at hand: the coin is approaching a bearish pattern known as a death cross.