Browsing: ETFs/Passive


AlphaClone Raises $2.25 Million

AlphaClone Inc., an investment advisor and research provider that tracks the portfolios of hedge funds, has raised $2.25 million in Series A financing, led by fintech-focused venture firm Operative Capital. ...

Active Fund Outflows Total $160 Billion

According to Morningstar data, active funds saw outflows of $20.4 billion in July while inflows of $6.2 billion were recorded on the passive side, as reported in an article on ...
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TrimTabs Focuses on Sub-Advisory Business

An ETF league table published on, listed two independent research firms among the top ETF issuers: TrimTabs and GaveKal.  We’ve given Gavekal airspace, but haven’t said much about TrimTabs. ...

New Legislation Would Allow ETF Research From Brokers

The House Financial Services Committee approved new bi-partisan legislation which would allow broker-dealers to publish ETF research reports. Current regulation has various provisions which effectively bar broker-dealers from issuing ETF ...

Publicly Traded Asset Managers See Equity Outflows

An article in Pension & Investments reports that publicly traded money management firms continued to see investors push away from active equity strategies in the first three months of 2015. ...

ETF Assets Set to Surpass Hedge Fund Assets

In a significant milestone, ETF and ETP assets are likely to surpass hedge fund assets during the second quarter according to ETFGI, an ETF research firm. Deborah Fuhr, ETFGI founder, ...

Value Line Licenses Indices for ETFs

Value Line, Inc. announced an agreement with Direxion Investments to license three of its indices for use in exchange traded funds (ETFs).  Direxion launched three ETFs incorporating Value Line data ...