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My favorite ETF reads over the past week, along with my ETF tweet and chart of the week!

 

DFA Crashes ETF Party. Who’s Next? by John Hyland

“All the other mutual fund firms that continue to wait idly by are running the risk of throwing a party nobody wants to come to anymore.”

 

Revisiting BUZZ: Inside Dave Portnoy’s ETF 3 Months Later by David Dierking

“Clearly, BUZZ is a growth play, which isn’t surprising, but I wouldn’t call it a meme stock ETF.”

 

Exxon Activist Investor Shakes Up $6.5 Trillion ETF Market by Claire Ballentine

“A climate fund might limit your carbon emissions in your portfolio, but not actually change the amount of carbon emitted into the environment.”

 

Is Your ETF Using a New Rule Book? by Todd Rosenbluth

“When the asset manager starts over with a new rulebook for managing your ETF, it pays to understand why the track record is no longer a guide to potential future performance success.”

 

Investors really want a bitcoin ETF, Van Eck CEO says after SEC delays approval again by Lizzy Gurdus

“It’d be so much easier and simpler if there was a bitcoin ETF.”

 

ETF Tweet of the Week:  Simple advice…

 

ETF Chart of the Week:  Active bond ETFs are steadily growing their market share.  The below chart shows how these ETFs are gaining ground versus passive bond ETFs, while active bond mutual funds are losing ground to their passive counterparts.  A combination of lower costs, tax efficiency, and solid performance are attracting investors to the active bond ETF wrapper.

Source:  State Street’s Matt Bartolini

 

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