[China Props Up Solar ETFs] On the other hand, some traders are making downside bets on TAN. During the past 10-days at the International Securities Exchange (ISE), Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), and NASDAQ OMX PHLX (PHLX), the ETF has racked up a put/call volume ratio of 23.31 with more than 23 puts bought to open for every call, writes Alex Eppstein for Schaeffers Investment Research . Schaeffers that is the largest put/call discrepancy seen in TAN in a year. That does not necessarily all of that put-buying is off a bearish nature. Some traders that are long TAN or its high-flying yet volatile holdings, such as First Solar ( FSLR ) and Elon Musks SolarCity ( SCTY ), could be purchasing those puts as downside protection.
PIMCO Plans to Launch Three New ETFs; Will Close Four Others – Yahoo Finance
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An Active Guru ETF with a Dividend Focus – Yahoo Finance
Combined, SCHW and LNC make up approximately 1.6% of the underlying holdings of XLF. The next worst performing sector is the Industrial sector, showing a 0.7% loss. Among large Industrial stocks, Robert Half International ( NYSE: RHI ) and Jacobs Engineering Jacobs Engineering Group ( NYSE: JEC ) are the most notable, showing a loss of 1.9% and 1.9%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Industrial stocks is the Industrial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLI), which is down 0.6% in midday trading, and up 1.71% on a year-to-date basis. Robert Half International, meanwhile, is up 17.05% year-to-date, and Jacobs Engineering Group, is down 18.77% year-to-date.
Friday Sector Laggards: Financial, Industrial – Forbes
FTSM in Focus The actively managed product seeks to provide current income, with a focus on capital preservation. For this purpose, the fund invests in U.S. dollar denominated short term investment grade securities. As such, the fund has a weighted average maturity of 0.77 years and an average duration of 0.27 years, indicating negligible interest rate risk.
First Trust Launches New Short Duration Bond ETF – Yahoo Finance
The Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE ) was despite an almost 1% drop. XLEs leadership among the weeks most searched ETFs is not surprising. After all, no sector ETF has added more new assets this year than XLE, the largest energy ETF. Energy ETFs have added about $6.8 billion in new assets this year. [ Energy ETFs Raking in Cash ] Sticking with the energy theme, two master limited partnership (MLP) ETFs make appearances on this weeks most searched list. The Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF ( MLPX ) and the actively managed First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP ) gained 1.8% and 2.6%, respectively, this week.
Most Searched ETFs: Scintillating Sectors – Yahoo Finance
Compared to other large index-based dividend ETFs, DIVI has a global reach, including exposure to U.S., developed international and emerging market equities, and states that global diversification is part of its mandate. Additionally, compared to other broad dividend ETFs, DIVI also includes real estate investment trusts, mortgage REITs, master limited partnerships, closed-end funds and business development companies, which are all known for their attractive yields. Lastly, DIVI employs a type of guru-following strategy where the manager selects high conviction stocks of active mutual fund managers, and then screens for attractive dividend payers. [ A Gorgeous Guru ETF ] However, potential investors should be aware that the fund is new and only has about $2.4 million in assets under management. So, traders visit our website should use limit orders to help better execute positions.