What Are Risks and Why They Matter in ETF Investing

Exchange traded funds are continuing to experience record inflows this year as more investors clamor to the space. The chance at high returns in a vehicle that is more tax-efficient is an investment opportunity that many are jumping to, but it’s important to look beyond just the recent returns when considering ETFs.
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Valkyrie's Bitcoin ETF Launches On Nasdaq

The Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF (NASDAQ:BTF) launched today, giving U.S. investors another Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) to choose from. What Happened: Nasdaq market data confirmed the launch, which the firm announced earlier today. The fund is backed by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's (CME) Bitcoin futures. Tim McCourt,...

Natural Gas ETFs Could Heat up in Winter

The surge in natural gas prices and related exchange traded funds could still have legs as a supply shortage sets the stage for a potential winter rally. The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) increased 108% year-to-date. Meanwhile, Nymex natural gas futures are now hovering around $5.12 per million British thermal units.

The rise of Defined Outcome ETFs

My company’s role creating the fintech that is enabling the next generation of index-linked investing means we speak daily to the world’s major providers of ETFs about what they are working on to address investor requirements. And, whilst we work with a wide range of clients to help them to create a broad range of approaches, it is very clear that everyone is talking about one set of products and strategies: Defined Outcome ETFs.

Can Biotech ETFs Gain From Positive Booster Update?

MRNA - Free Report) and Johnson & Johnson (. JNJ - Free Report) have reasons to cheer the latest update concerning the application of COVID-19 booster shots. In an effort to combat the coronavirus outbreak and accelerate the distribution process of extra doses in the United States, the FDA has approved the vaccine booster shots produced by Johnson & Johnson and Moderna.

Vanguard Energy ETF Experiences Big Outflow

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Vanguard Energy ETF (Symbol: VDE) where we have detected an approximate $58.9 million dollar outflow -- that's a 1.0% decrease week over week (from 70,776,629 to 70,051,629). Among the largest underlying components of VDE, in trading today ConocoPhillips (Symbol: COP) is up about 1.5%, EOG Resources, Inc. (Symbol: EOG) is up about 1.2%, and Schlumberger Ltd (Symbol: SLB) is lower by about 1.5%. For a complete list of holdings, visit the VDE Holdings page » The chart below shows the one year price performance of VDE, versus its 200 day moving average:

Get Behind the Wheel with These 3 Electric Vehicle ETFs

Fresh off Tesla's (TSLA) latest earnings update, some investors might be mulling electric vehicle (EV) exchange traded funds. That's an understandable reaction because Elon Musk's company looms large in a variety of EV ETFs and it's the dominant company in this industry. Still, Tesla and rivals are contending with multiple issues this year.

Bitcoin ETF Launched: 3 Things You Must Know

After years of waiting, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finally approved the first Bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) to list on the US stock exchange. The listing also turned out to be hit as investors demand poured in quickly. But, What Is a Bitcoin ETF? And, What Are the...

Best ETF Trading Platforms Australia – Top 4 ETF Trading Platforms Compared

One of the most difficult aspects of investing is risk management, without it, you’re only setting yourself up for failure. Part of a solid risk management strategy is having a diverse portfolio, it greatly reduces your risk by minimizing your exposure to a single asset, shielding you from losses if an asset has a bad year or goes into insolvency. The drawback to having a diverse portfolio is the amount of time, effort, and research it takes to build a solid portfolio. However, there is a way you can attain a well-balanced portfolio with far less effort, this is where investing in an ETF could be useful. When you invest in an ETF you gain indirect exposure to a variety of related assets – perfect for anyone looking to diversify while still investing in a singular market.

First Bitcoin ETF in Immediate Danger of Hitting Cap on Contracts Held

The first bitcoin (BTC) futures-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF), ProShares’ BITO, is reportedly already in danger of breaching a limit on the number of futures contracts it is allowed to hold under current Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) rules. BITO already owns nearly 1,900 bitcoin futures contracts expiring in October, according to...

Bitcoin Falls as Second Bitcoin ETF Goes Live in the US

The price of bitcoin (BTC) fell Friday morning US time just as the second bitcoin futures-backed ETF, the Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF with ticker BTF, went live on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Since going live at 09:30 ET (13:30 UTC), BTF was down by 3.15% from a price per share...

Why Elon Musk Is Rooting For Bitcoin At $69k Following Record-Breaking ETF Debut

The ever hilarious meme-loving Tesla Technoking, Elon Musk, took to Twitter yesterday to peg his predicted BTC all-time high to a higher figure with a raunchy undertone. Elon is rooting for $69,000, not $70,000 or $100,000 and everyone can see why. With only 6.5% left to beat this newly-set odious resistance, Elon is looking to eulogize Bitcoin for its resilient strides and sprinkle a bit of x-rated humor.