Ai Quant Etfs

USA Qraft crafts AI-assisted quant ETFs  Korean tech company Qraft is helping list two actively managed “AI-assisted” quant funds with the help of white labeller Exchange Traded Concepts. QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF (QRFT) QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap Momentum ETF (AMOM) QRFT should perhaps have been called a multi-factor ETF. It will pick US large caps based on five …

Crowdfunding ETF

USA Amplify lists crowdfunding ETF Amplify ETFs is listing a fintech ETF that focusses on fintech lending, especially crowdfunding. The Amplify CrowdBureau Peer-to-Peer Lending & Crowdfunding ETF will target companies that provide fintech loans, particularly crowdfunded loans, as well as companies in other points of the value chain.   The index’s sub sectors and weights they receive, according to the prospectus, …

Biblical Cows

USA Pacer listing free cash flow ETFs until the cows come home Pacer, one of the more successful emerging ETF providers in recent years, is milking investors love of free cash flow ETFs, adding more udders to its offering. Pacer US Cash Cows Growth ETF (BUL) Pacer Emerging Markets Cash Cows 100 ETF (ECOW) BUL will look for growth companies …

The Acquirer’s Multiple comes to ETFs

USA Breaking: Thomas Carlisle puts your money where his mouth is Thomas Carlisle, the brain behind the best-selling book the Acquirer’s Multiple, is putting your money where his mouth is, listing an ETF that follows the value investing principles laid out in his books. The Acquirers Fund (ZIG), which will begin trading on the NYSE next month, will follow the …

Ultra Short Duration

USA Principal lists actively managed ultra short duration ETF Principal Global Investors is listing a new actively managed short duration bond ETF, in what is becoming a popular listing area in the ETF industry. The Principal Ultra-Short Active Income ETF (USI) will invest in investment-grade bonds and other debt securities. The fund can invest in debts from any government or …

Marijuana for fools

Another marijuana ETF  AdvisorShares is listing an actively managed marijuana ETF that aims to give exposure to the recreational drug. The AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF (YOLO). The fund will invest in companies that make more than 50% of their revenue is marijuana and hemp. It will also invest in plain old companies that AdvisorShares believes may make money out of …

Real Yield

USA Global X lists Russell 2000 covered call ETF Mirae-owned Global X is listing a new alternatives ETF that brings the familiar covered call strategy to the Russell 2000. The Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF (RYLD) will track a theoretical portfolio that holds the Russell 2000 while selling one-month at-the-money covered call options. Each option written will:  have an …

Australian Multi Factor

AustraliaVanguard Australia Multi factorVanguard Australia is punching another notch into its actively managed belt, listing Australia’s first multi-factor global ETF. The Vanguard Global Multi-factor Active ETF (Managed Fund) (VGMF) will hold a basket of global shares and attempt to outperform its market weighted counterparts. It will do so by targeting three factors: value, quality and momentum. Value will be measured …

Floating on a cloud

USA Global X lists cloud computing ETF Global X is listing another cloud computing ETF, in what is the fourth ETF to broadly track this space and the second to track specifically this space (you can trust First Trust to have been first, whose SKYY has hit the sky with $1.2B under management).   The Global X Cloud Computing ETF (CLOU) …

Overpricer

USA KraneShares overprices iShares with bizarre listing You may have heard of a business strategy called under pricing: where you roll out a competitor product at a cheaper price. But now, thanks to China ETF specialist KraneShares, were have a new strategy in the ETF market: overpricing. KraneShares is listing a new emerging markets tracker that excludes China. The KraneShares …