Gig Economy

USA SoFi lists gig economy ETF Full time work, and the benefits it comes with, is a thing of the past a new ETF believes. San Fransisco fintech SoFi is listing a new actively managed ETF tracking the “gig economy”, which will be advised by Toroso Investments. The SoFi Gig Economy ETF (GIGE) will invest in a concentrated portfolio of …

Hedge Fund Clone

USA French newcomer list hedge fund clone ETF iM Global Partners, a subsidiary of the French private equity firm Eurazeo, is making its ETF debut, listing a managed futures ETF that clones the asset allocations of America’s top commodity trading advisor hedge funds. The iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF (DBMF) will use a proprietary quantitative model to get a …

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 …

Rise of the Robots

USA Another robotics and automation ETF The Bruce Bond-backed Innovator ETFs is listing a “frontier” tech ETF that targets new technologies. The Innovator Loup Frontier Tech ETF (LOUP) will invest in companies “that have the potential to have an outsized influence on the future,” the prospectus says. In particular, LOUP will look for companies involved in any of the following …

Jim Rogers lists an ETF

USA Jim Rogers lists a country strategy ETF of ETFs, helped by AI Defying his own warnings of a pending bear market, finance legend Jim Rogers is listing a country strategy ETF of ETFs that uses AI to time the market. The Global Macro ETF (BIKR) will invest in plain vanilla single-country ETFs that track the major indexes of rich …

Blockchain in Name Only

Canada Horizons lists blockchain tracker Mirae-owned Horizons ETF is adding to North America’s list of blockchain ETFs, listing a fund that buys companies that use blockchain as well as those that provide cryptocurrency mining hardware. The Horizons Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index ETF (BKCH) will track the Solactive Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index. The index uses a tiered methodology that …

Global ETF Monitor – 20170704

Asia Indonesia’s tiny ETF market is set to get two new products thanks to the Australian issuer Pinnacle Investments. The Pinnacle Core High Dividend ETF (XPDV) will focus on Indonesian stocks with high dividends while the Pinnacle Indonesia Large-Cap ETF (XPLC) goes after the largest capitalised businesses on the Indonesian Stock Exchange. Pinnacle is partnered with Jakarta-based Bank Central Asia, …