ETFs

    Aug 16, 2019

Late Cycle Investing

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The current economic expansion is now more than 10 years old, making it the longest period of continued growth on record by some measures...

    Jul 30, 2019

IndexIQ Top ETF Trends and Insights – Mid-Year Update

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As the first half of 2019 has proven to be at times surprising and unpredictable, we reflect on those themes...

    Jul 19, 2019

Sell in May, but Don’t Go Away

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

The U.S. market rebounded from its May “spring fever” to reach newer highs, topping off at 2954.18 on June 20, to outperform the rest of the world to end the month and the...

    Jul 3, 2019

Are Small Cap REITS Undervalued?

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While they’re straightforward on the surface, when you look beneath the hood, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) can quickly become...

    Jul 3, 2019

Getting True Passive International Exposure

by: ; Maria Rahni, CFA

Using inexpensive passive strategies for international equity exposure has gained plenty of traction as the popularity of ETFs has grown across the board. There are still plenty...

    Jun 26, 2019

When Merger & Acquisition (“M&A”) Activity Slows Down

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

Given that merger arbitrage deals are the core component of a merger arbitrage strategy, what happens when...

    Jun 14, 2019

Why Insured Municipal Bonds Make Sense Today

by: ; Maria Rahni, CFA

Municipal bond insurance is a guarantee from a monoline insurance company that the holder of a muni bond...

    Jun 11, 2019

Serve and Volley

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

May was witness to the escalating trade war and the use of tariffs beyond trade negotiations. May 13 was the second worst day in 2019, dropping -2.41%, following China...