My favorite ETF reads over the past week, along with my ETF tweet and chart of the week!
“There’s about to be a new bond ETF king.”
“This is another signal that fixed-income ETFs are cemented as a huge part of the fixed-income market.”
“The embedded hidden costs in some creation baskets mean it is an area regulators should be monitoring.”
“These strategies are designed specifically for active traders, who are focused on making very short-term trading decisions and for those investors who already are doing that.”
“Now that anything goes in ETF land, investors must be as discerning there as anywhere else when making financial decisions.”
“Crypto-focused ETFs are getting crowded.”
“As tedious as it is, proxy voting occasionally matters: ask the folks at Exxon, who have new board members thanks to a campaign last year by ETF issuer Engine No. 1.”
ETF Tweet of the Week: Longtime readers of this blog know that I occasionally like to get back to the basics. For many investors, perhaps it should be as simple as this…
One realization I’ve had is that my big mistakes all come from trying to play games I’m not suited to win.
Example: Picking stocks
I don’t have the knowledge and don’t spend the time/energy to have an edge, so I shouldn’t play that game.
Now I just buy Vanguard ETFs instead.
— Sahil Bloom (@SahilBloom) August 3, 2022
ETF Chart of the Week: Speaking of Vanguard, plenty of investors are following Sahil’s playbook. 11 Vanguard ETFs are in the top 20 ETFs by inflows over the past 3 years. Notably, there are only 3 non-Vanguard or iShares ETFs on the list…
Source: Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas