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Risk Assets to Start to Outperform; ‘Bullish’ on EM: Orion Advisor

November 12, 2019
Bloomberg TV — Bloomberg

Shana Sissel, director of investment due diligence at Orion Advisor Solutions, talks about U.S. stocks, Federal Reserve policy and Treasuries. She also discusses emerging and European markets. She speaks with Shery Ahn and Haidi Stroud-Watts on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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ETFs That Echo Hedge Funds Are Set to Double Assets, Report Says

November 4, 2019
Claire Ballentine — Bloomberg

A relatively new category of exchange-traded fund is poised to hit it big, according to Greenwich Associates.

Institutional investment in so-called liquid alternative ETFs — including products that seek to mirror hedge funds — will more than double to $114 billion during the next 12 months, analysts led by Andrew McCollum wrote in a report Monday. The study was commissioned by IndexIQ, part of New York Life Investment Management, which runs two of the largest ETFs with hedge fund-like strategies, data compiled by Bloomberg show.

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Liquid alternative ETFs are set to double their assets, report says

November 4, 2019
Bloomberg News — Investment News

A relatively new category of exchange-traded fund is poised to hit it big, according to Greenwich Associates.

Institutional investment in so-called liquid alternative ETFs — including products that seek to mirror hedge funds — will more than double, to $114 billion, over the next 12 months, analysts led by Andrew McCollum wrote in a report Monday.

The study was commissioned by IndexIQ, part of New York Life Investment Management, which runs two of the largest ETFs with hedge fund-like strategies, data compiled by Bloomberg show.

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Would you tell your best friend how much money you make?

If just the thought makes you squirm, you’re not alone. Only about one in 10 Americans would feel comfortable talking about how much they make at a dinner party, according to a 2018 poll by Lexington Law of over 3,000 U.S. adults. Only one in five say they would ask a friend their salary.

But recently, CNBC Make It asked best friends to do just that. We had five sets of friends share their financial details with each other, including their salaries, how much debt they have, if they’ve ever gone on a date just to get a free meal and more.

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Why big banks keep raking in deposits

October 23, 2019
Andy Peters — American Banker

Bank of America and other large banks continue to rake in deposits even though interest rates are falling and customers are earning less on their money.

The deposit growth likely stems from a combination of consumers looking for safe havens amid growing concerns about the economy and the largest banks using their heft to take market share from smaller competitors, according to analysts and shareholders.

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Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia’s Full Show

October 11, 2019
Shana Sissel — Bloomberg TV

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U.S. Stocks Climb After Jobs Report

October 4, 2019
Gunjan Banerji and Avantika Chilkoti — Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks rallied to end a volatile week, as the September jobs report and continued bets on interest rate cuts helped ease fears about an economic slowdown.

Job growth in the U.S. remains a bright spot, even as signs of weakness mount in the manufacturing and services sectors. Earlier this week investors worried about a potential downturn pushed the S&P 500 down more than 1% in back-to-back sessions for the first time this year.

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Non-Transparent ETFs: The Potential Impacts on the Market

October 4, 2019
Brenton Garen — ETF Trends

The non-transparent ETF structure continues to gain traction among active ETF managers who value the confidential nature of these investments.

Unlike typical ETFs, non-transparent ETF managers don’t have to disclose their fund’s investments every day. This preservation tactic helps to keep asset managers competitive by allowing them to differentiate their investment strategies and product offerings.

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October 1, 2019
TD Ameritrade — TDA Network

CLS Investments’ Chief Investment Officer, Marc Pfeffer, joined @OJRenick on the TDA Network to share his top ETF picks heading into the fourth quarter and the sectors he’s currently avoiding.

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U.S. stocks slid lower Friday, closing out a second week of losses, as investors weighed a report that the Trump administration is considering potential curbs on U.S. portfolio investments into China.

Investors also kept an eye on U.S. mixed economic data and the geopolitical implications of whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump who is facing an impeachment inquiry in Congress.

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