Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Touring The Muni Bond ETF Universe

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Innovation has become a common occurrence in the ETF industry in recent years, transforming the product lineup from a collection of blunt instruments into an arsenal of more than 1,400 investing tools. … Continue reading

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ETF Spotlight: High-Yield Bonds

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Mirroring the slump in the equities market, high-yield or “junk” bond exchange traded funds have been dipping into what some call oversold territory on the latest round of risk-off sentiment.The iShares … Continue reading

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HFMWeek Daily Snapshot – 11 April – HFMWeek

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HFMWeek Daily Snapshot – 11 AprilHFMWeekHedge fund Elliott Advisers dropped a UK lawsuit against Vietnam's biggest shipbuilder, lawyers for the state-owned Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group said, Bloomberg reports. The company, known as Vinashin,… Continue reading

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East European-focused hedge fund boutique launches Ukraine fund – Hedge Funds Review Magazine

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Hedge Funds Review MagazineEast European-focused hedge fund boutique launches Ukraine fundHedge Funds Review MagazineBoutique hedge fund manager SG Alpha sees opportunities in cheap Ukrainian stocks and thinks the market will grow. It has launched an e… Continue reading

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Currency ETFs Look to Fed for Clues

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Exchange traded funds pegged to the U.S. dollar and other currencies are taking their cues from central banks. In particular, dollar ETFs are sensitive to the prospect of further easing from the Federal … Continue reading

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Aksia builds out EMEA team with new senior hire – HFMWeek

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Aksia builds out EMEA team with new senior hireHFMWeekCliffwater Associates, the US investment consultant giant with around $21bn in hedge fund assets under advisory, is setting its sights on opening a London office, HFMWeek exclusively revealed last w… Continue reading

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Wednesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: Global X Aluminum ETF (ALUM)

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Equity markets turned south on Tuesday as pre-earnings jitters coupled with resurfacing Euro zone debt woes paved the way for selling pressures. Stocks in the overseas currency bloc plunged as Spanish … Continue reading

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Weds April 11 – Reuters UK

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Weds April 11Reuters UKBSKYB The pay TV group has received the backing of Crispin Odey, one of its top shareholders and one of Europe's most influential hedge fund managers, in the wake of last week's high-profile … Continue reading

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Weds April 11 – Reuters UK

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Weds April 11Reuters UKBSKYB The pay TV group has received the backing of Crispin Odey, one of its top shareholders and one of Europe's most influential hedge fund managers, in the wake of last week's high-profile … Continue reading

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Daily ETF Roundup: VXX Jumps With Sell-Off, XHB Plunges Lower

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Stocks sank into negative territory right from the opening bell on Tuesday as pre-earnings jitters and lingering Euro zone debt woes helped bring back the bears on Wall Street. Selling pressures accelerated … Continue reading

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