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    The 10 Most Shorted ETFs: Which Sectors Saw Short Interest Increase?

    Benzinga - 11/22/2022

    Investors often short stocks to hedge positions against long positions or as a way to bet against a particular company. Exchange traded funds offer investors a way to get exposure to the overall market, certain sectors or countries by providing an investment of a basket of stocks.

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    Markets Are Heading Towards A Bigger Downturn, Options Trading Suggests

    Benzinga - 09/14/2022

    On CNBC's "Options Action," Michael Khouw of Optimize Advisors said that "it's not uncommon for investors to run" in such an environment to the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust . There was a buyer of 13,300 of the October 7 weekly 395/380 put spreads at an average price of $4.25 per contract, he added. Check out other stocks making moves in the premarket.

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  • To Hedge or Not to Hedge: DBEU Versus EFA

    ETF Database - 11/08/2022

    Investors of foreign securities are also investing in a foreign currency as well. And with global markets being volatile and currencies likely to fluctuate substantially, it would be wise to engage in a hedge for currency —provided the investor doesn’t have a strong view of the U.S. dollar.

  • Do Currency-Hedged ETFs Have Long-Term Merit?

    BY Daniel Sotiroff, Morningstar - 10/25/2022

  • High-Yield Prospects: October 19 Edition

    ETF Database - 10/19/2022

    Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive income opportunities. The high-yield candidates included in this list meet two sets of criteria. First, each of these funds is deemed to be a high-yield prospect because it boasts an annual dividend yield upwards of 5%. Second, each of these ETFs also boasts over $100 million in total assets under management to help steer investors away from less established funds. As always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques. Third, each of these ETFs also meets a minimum 20-day average trading volume of 0.5 million. As always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques. To get access to all ETF Database premium content, sign up for a free 14-day trial to ETF Database Pro.

  • Dave Nadig on Yahoo to Discuss "Anti-Woke" ETFs

    ETF Database - 10/12/2022

    VettaFi financial futurist Dave Nadig appeared on Yahoo Finance to discuss so-called “anti-woke” funds. Many of these funds have focused on being anti-ESG by adding exposure to the oil industry and sectors that tend to have more negative environmental impacts. Funds like the newly launched God Bless America ETF (YALL ) have managed to get attention, but Nadig sees that fund as using a different tactic. Nadig said YALL, “isn’t pretending to go anti-ESG so much as ‘anti-left.’”

  • TD Ameritrade: Rosenbluth on Investing Internationally

    ETF Database - 09/12/2022

    Investing internationally is an important part of portfolio diversification and a way to capture exposure to some of the largest and strongest performing multinational companies like Toyota or Nestle. Todd Rosenbluth, head of research at VettaFi, was recently on TD Ameritrade to discuss investing internationally and the range of options within ETFs with host Nicole Petallides.

  • Chart of the Week: International Equities Overweighted?

    ETF Database - 09/08/2022

    As of the end of August, from a market-cap perspective, 61% of global equities were invested in the U.S., with China, Europe, Japan, and other international markets comprising the remainder. Assuming most advisors have a 60% equity/40% fixed income asset allocation split, then the average portfolio should have approximately 25% dedicated to international equities. 

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