ETFs

    Feb 22, 2019

Why Go Short?

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Bond returns are primarily a function of two things: interest rates and duration. Interest rates are intended to reflect the cost of money, adjusted for credit risk and...

    Feb 15, 2019

A Tale of Two Markets

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

The best of the market followed the worst of the market with the S&P 500’s worst December since 1933 preceding its best January since 1987...

    Feb 12, 2019

Currency Hedging and Brexit

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Brexit is the story that won’t go away. Every few weeks, it seems, it’s back in the headlines, most recently with the vote in England’s...

    Feb 8, 2019

Are Real Assets Being Overlooked?

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Real assets – commodities, precious and industrial metals, timber and coal, for example – have been off the radar for many investors as markets...

    Jan 24, 2019

Liquid Alts: Myth vs. Reality

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It’s been nearly a decade since the launch of the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy ETF (QAI), the first (and still the biggest) liquid alternative Exchange Traded...

    Jan 23, 2019

Santa’s Sleigh Had a Flat Last Year

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

December began with positive expectations, benefiting from a string of trading days from the final week in November. With eight of the last...

    Jan 4, 2019

Factor-based investing goes international

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Factor-based investing can add value to a portfolio, when the factors are carefully selected and properly weighted. That’s been demonstrated...

    Dec 28, 2018

IndexIQ top trends and insights for 2019

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A new ETF Rule from the SEC, continued inflows into alternative strategies, and a robust M&A market will all be among the key trends to emerge in the New Year...