Most Professional Investors Headed The Wrong Way First: A…

MarketsMuse editor note: below insight courtesy of Rareview Macro LLC’s global macro strategy newsletter “Sight Beyond Sight” is a great read for investment professionals who want to start off 2015 on the right leg.   [caption id="attachment_2349" align="alignleft" width="150"] Neil Azous, Rareview Macro[/caption] Wrong Way First ("WWF") Trading An astute…Read More

5 January, 2015

SEC Probes ETF Pricing Structures; HY Bond ETFs and…

MarketsMuse update courtesy of extract from 19 December edition of FT.com, with reporting by Tracy Alloway Extreme movements in the prices of bonds, commodities and other assets have prompted regulators at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to take a closer look at the inner workings of exchange traded…Read More

22 December, 2014

Bloomberg Couples With State Street: ETF Fixed Income Basket…

MarketsMuse update courtesy of  press release issued by Bloomberg LP NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--Bloomberg today introduced the Bloomberg Fixed Income ETF Basket Tool in order to further automate the workflow and construction of fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs). The new offering provides the first comprehensive solution for clients of State…Read More

19 December, 2014

The Man Who Is Transforming Equities Market Structure: Dark…

For those who might have missed it, Jeffrey Sprecher (pictured above), the CEO of Intercontinental Exchange, which owns the NYSE, is determined to put the genie back in the bottle by turning back the market structure changes that have taken place over the past 10 years, including the surge of…Read More

19 December, 2014

Best ETFs for 2015 

After yesterday’s post regarding 2014’s Best and Worst ETFs, NASDAQ has release a list of the 5 best ETFs to buy for 2015. Below are excerpts from the article.  With the clock about to roll past 2014 and into the New Year, it’s time for investors to be looking ahead…Read More

18 December, 2014

Crude Oil: An Objective View From Rareview: Let’s Not…

Below excerpt is courtesy of today’s Rareview Macro a.m. edition of global macro strategy commentary “Sight Beyond Sight”… Crude Oil The professional community is honing in on to two crude oil observations overnight - one "temporary" and one "transitory". Ali Al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia's oil minister, said the global economic slowdown…Read More

18 December, 2014

Goldman Sees Gold in ETF Market-

Extract below courtesy of Forbes.com In what comes as the latest move by Goldman Sachs to grab a larger share of the rapidly-growing exchange-traded fund industry, the investment banking giant is looking to launch as many as 11 new ETFs in the near future. Goldman filed a request with the SEC…Read More

17 December, 2014

New Year Brings Review of 2014’s Best and Worst…

Bloomberg's Eric Balchunas reviewed the best and worst of ETFs in 2014. Below are excerpts from Balchunas's article. The pace of new ETF launches has also picked up, and the 196 new offerings in 2014 is a 29 percent jump over 2013. There are now ETFs for about everything you can think…Read More

17 December, 2014