Michael Barrer / ETF Education, Fixed Income on 11 Sep 2015

Five Key Points to Fixed Income ETF Liquidity

When I see headlines along the lines of “Fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are not liquid and pose a risk to the system!” I can’t help but think, Stop the madness! Fixed income ETFs can actually add liquidity to the overall ecosystem and could potentially protect investors better than traditional investment structures. 

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Anita Rausch / ETF Education, ETF Trading, Market News on 10 Sep 2015

Transparency Interrupted: An ETF Reflection on August 24

The markets experienced something new and remarkable on Monday, August 24, 2015. The marketplace didn’t know how to react, but within the hour it learned, recovered and returned to orderly markets. ETFs are not to blame, nor are they immune to volatile events in the broader marketplace. 

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WisdomTreeETFs / Currency Hedged Equity, ETF Education on 10 Apr 2015

It’s a Misconception that Currency Hedging Is Necessarily Expensive

One of the most common myths about hedging foreign currencies is that it’s expensive. Misnomers persist about the cost associated with the financial contracts that are used to hedge foreign exchange exposures. While there may be a desire to hedge, some investors mistakenly believe the cost involved always puts them at a disadvantage.

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Michael Barrer / ETF Education, ETF Trading, U.S. Dollar on 24 Mar 2015

It’s OK to “Sell Out”

This blog post is relevant to institutional investors interested in trading exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in significant volume. Individual investors do [&hellip

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Michael Barrer / Currency, ETF Education, ETF Trading on 06 Jan 2015

The Risks of Not Using a Liquidity Provider – A Case Study

What if I told you that a large $500 million order and a smaller $1.2 million order traded in the same ETF, but one executed around the bid/ask spread and the other drove up the ETF price 84 cents, or almost 5%. Could you guess which trade was responsible for each outcome? The answer may surprise you.

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