May 19, 2020

Unintended consequences?

by: ; IndexIQ

We’re old enough to remember when $1 trillion was a lot of money. These days, that number is tossed around pretty lightly...

    May 13, 2020

Contango concerns? Key factors to consider when evaluating commodity ETFs

by: ; Dan Petersen, CAIA®

As the recent record-high levels of contango have demonstrated...

    May 12, 2020

What a re-opening might look like

by: ; IndexIQ

Being in the midst of a crisis is like standing at the bottom of deep canyon...

    Apr 22, 2020

Behavioral economics, investor choices and the role of liquid alternatives

by: ; IndexIQ

The latest predictions now call for the wave of COVID-19 infections to peak...

    Apr 20, 2020

The Fed jumps into the high yield bond market

by: ; IndexIQ

On April 9th, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a dramatic expansion of its lending program...

    Apr 14, 2020

It’s different this time

by: ; IndexIQ

It’s the first time in modern memory that an economic contraction has been initiated by a pandemic...

    Apr 7, 2020

Every crisis is different in some ways, alike in others

by: ; IndexIQ

There’s a triggering event, a sharp decline, and usually a few halting attempts at recovery before a sustained upturn again takes hold...

    Mar 17, 2020

February 2020: 29 turbulent days

by: ; IndexIQ

The leap year is a fascinating quirk of the calendar...