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EQM Indexes shares impact of Silicon Valley Bank closure on solar technology industry

EQM Indexes senior advisor Steve Derkash joins Proactive’s Natalie Stoberman to share the latest update on the HAN Solar Index and how the closure of Silicon Valley Bank has added some disruption to the solar market.


Odds & Ends: ETF Launches Sputter

This week was pretty thin on exchange-traded fund launches, with just four making their debuts this week. Among them was the American Century Multisector Floating Income ETF (FUSI), an actively managed fixed income fund that rolled out on Thursday.


Anti-Woke Scorn Poses Risks for ESG Funds’ Concentrated Ownership

Once a thriving corner of the $6.9 trillion US ETF industry, ESG investing is showing signs of weakness as flows wane and the group comes under growing targeted political attacks. A further, more subtle threat to the sector’s future is the concentration of the few firms backing it.


Cannabis Companies Are Having Trouble Winning Over Institutional Investors

Even as the cannabis industry touts potential social benefits like freeing prisoners arrested for marijuana use in the past, firms focused on sustainable investing are largely steering clear of cannabis companies.


EQM Indexes calling for increased growth in global solar energy investments

EQM Indexes Senior Advisor Steve Derkash joins Natalie Stoberman from the Proactive newsroom to share the latest update on the HAN Solar Index.


Wall Street Shrugs Off ‘Fed’s Tough Talk’ to Cheer Smaller Hikes

Wall Street had widely expected that the Federal Reserve would ease up on its pace of rate hikes to battle inflation on Wednesday. But despite the central bank’s efforts to emphasize that it wasn’t going to stop hiking any time soon, markets rallied after traders decided that the finish line was in sight.


BNY Mellon Wants to Ride ARKK-Style ETF Boom Despite Turmoil

The high-profile pain suffered by Cathie Wood’s flagship strategy over the past two years isn’t stopping rivals from stealing a page from her playbook.

BNY Mellon is looking to launch an exchange-traded fund focused on the crowded innovation space, becoming the latest in a line of issuers who have sought to tap into the huge demand enjoyed by Wood’s ARK Innovation ETF (ticker ARKK).


SMArtX Advisory Solutions Starts 2023 By Adding Another Eight Strategies to Its UMA Platform

SMArtX Advisory Solutions (“SMArtX”), a leading innovator in unified managed accounts (UMA) technology and architect of the SMArtX turnkey asset management platform (‘TAMP’), announced it has added eight strategies offered by three leading asset management firms to its platform. All three firms are new to SMArtX, and the additions bring the total number of strategies to 1,114 from 283 of the world’s leading asset managers.



EQM Indexes and Pinnacle Dynamic Funds Launch Focused Opportunities Index

In collaboration with Springfield, Missouri-based Pinnacle Dynamic Funds, index development firm EQM Indexes LLC has launched a groundbreaking new index, the EQM Pinnacle Focused Opportunities Index (FCUSIDX).


Netflix Strategy Shift Spurs Worst-to-Best Comeback for Stock

Netflix Inc.’s turnaround plan is winning over investors, who have turned one of the worst-performing stocks early this year into one of the best in the second half.


Etsy Roars Back From Bursting of Pandemic Bubble With 78% Rally

Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) Inc. is proving to be something of a breakout star among e-commerce stocks in the second half of the year, as the company’s business model helps it dodge much of the inflation that has pushed up costs at online merchants such as Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN).


PEAK 2022 The Black Friday edition

Each year, InternetRetailing has an in-depth focus on the peak trading period. In part, that’s because it is the most important time of the financial year for many UK retailers. It’s also because shopping takes place at a higher rate in the run up to Christmas, meaning that any changes in customer behaviour are seen sooner and more clearly. 


EQM Indexes CEO says online retail sales remain resilient as the holiday season beckons

EQM Indexes co-founder and CEO Jane Edmondson tells Proactive’s Stephen Gunnion US online retail sales are expected to beat last year’s record as shoppers hunt for bargains in a tough economic environment.


Crypto Shock Hits ETFs With Biggest Futures Fund Briefly Halted

The havoc engulfing the cryptocurrency universe is rattling the world of exchange-traded funds.

Trading in the $600 million ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (ticker BITO) was briefly halted on Wednesday after the fund plunged more than 6% in a matter of minutes, triggering the exchange’s downside volatility limit. The plunge came after a report that Binance is unlikely to follow through on its takeover of rival exchange, according to people familiar with the matter.


Jamie Dimon’s S&P 500 Bear Market: Brutal, Far From Unimaginable

Jamie Dimon says don’t be surprised if the S&P 500 loses another one-fifth of its value. While such a plunge would fray trader nerves and stress retirement accounts, history shows it wouldn’t require any major departures from past precedents to occur.


A Post-Fed Rally Should Sow ‘Deep Suspicion’: Wall Street Reacts

US stocks swung wildly and the rout in Treasuries eased after investors speculated that the Federal Reserve may have become as hawkish as it will be during its battle against inflation.

The S&P 500 closed down 1.7% after gaining as much as 1.5% earlier on the day the Fed raised rates by 75 basis points and officials’ projections for year-end increases rose at least another one percentage point. The 2-year Treasury yield held just above 4%.
Jerome Powell head of the US Federal Reserve


EQM Indexes solar and ESG adviser outlines the three main drivers of solar energy as capacity grows

Stephen Derkash, adviser to EQM Indexes on solar and ESG products, joined Proactive to discuss current trends he’s seeing in the global solar energy area.

Derkash telling Proactive that the contribution of renewables – and solar in particular – to the global energy mix will continue rising due to three main drivers: green initiatives; economics as the price of solar declines; and energy security following Russia’s war with Ukraine.Stephen Derkash on Proactive 7-21-22


EQM Indexes co-founder says online retail remains resilient as Amazon Prime Day sales boom

More than 300 million items were purchased over two days, with Amazon Prime members snapping up 100,000 items a minute.

EQM Indexes co-founder and CEO Jane Edmondson takes Proactive through the Amazon Prime Day annual sale, which saw 2021 numbers overtaken as members took advantage of bargain prices.

Jane Edmondson of EQM Indexes on Proactive 7-19-22


How to Get In on the Electric Vehicle Boom

Carmakers around the globe are rushing to introduce electric vehicles, hoping to take advantage of strong demand for what is considered a more climate-friendly alternative to the internal combustion engine.

Tesla, the market leader, sold over 300,000 electric vehicles globally in the first quarter. Volkswagen hopes to overtake Tesla on sales of electric vehicles by 2025. General Motors has announced that it will be all electric by 2035. And Ford has seen strong early demand for its Lightning, an electric version of its popular F-150 pickup truck.


Retail Traders Who Drove Meme Frenzy Bail Out in Bear Market

Stock traders who whipped up the meme craze that took Wall Street by storm last year are furiously rushing to the exits.

Roughly 50% of single-stock retail positions in the Nasdaq 100 and a quarter of those in the S&P 500 that had been accumulated since January 2019 have been sold, according to data from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. In another sign their exuberance has faded, call-option volumes have reversed about 70% of their increases from the start of 2019 to November 2021, when tech stocks and Bitcoin peaked.


Stocks retreat as the Fed hikes rates by the most in two decades

U.S. equities fell on the week as the nation’s central bank raised borrowing costs while dismissing the possibility of more aggressive future increases in the near term.

The S&P 500 index slid 0.2 percent in the five-day period and closed Friday at 4,123. The benchmark gauge dropped for a fifth straight week, its longest losing streak since June 2011. The Nasdaq dropped 1.5 percent on the week. The Dow Jones industrial average dipped 0.2 percent.


EQM Indexes says meal delivery services have seen ‘tremendous surge of interest’
EQM Indexes co-founder and CEO Jane Edmondson says meal delivery services have seen ‘tremendous surge of interest’ in the post-pandemic environment. Edmondson says this is particularly due to the increasing popularity of subscription services and the convenience factor, signaling out Argentina-based Mercado Libre and Singapore-based Sea Limited.


Optica Capital Launches Rare Earths and Critical Materials ETF
Optica Capital, a strategic and innovative financial firm that designs, launches and manages themed indexes, announces the launch of its first exchange-traded fund (ETF), the Rare Earths and Critical Materials ETF (NYSE: CRIT).


EMFQ: The Emerging Markets FinTech ETF on ETF Stories
Could the FinTech market be a major driver of Emerging Markets? How could investors allocate to this sector? Jane Edmondson of EQM Indexes comes on ETF Stories with Jay Coulter to discuss her index that powers an ETF that does just that: EMFQ.


EQM Indexes Launches Rare Earths & Critical Materials Index
San Diego-based index development firm EQM Indexes LLC is launching a new index, the EQM Rare Earths & Critical Materials Index (CRITNTR) providing exposure to global public companies generating significant revenues from rare earth metals or critical materials mining, production, recycling, processing or refining.


ETF Launches Are Already on Track to Top Last Year’s Record Pace
Issuance of new exchange-traded funds is piling up this year and threatening to overtake 2021’s historic boom as firms bet big on continued growth.

According to Bloomberg data, 50 new funds have launched in 2022, compared with 38 at this point last year.


EQM Indexes co-founder says online retail sales up by ‘impressive’ 11% year-over-year
EQM Indexes co-founder Jane Edmonson says online retail sales increassed by ‘impressive’ 11% year-over-year, speaking to EQM Indexes and HANetf’s January 2021 Global Online Retail Market Report.


EQM Indexes Launches Emerging Markets FinTech Index
San Diego-based index development firm EQM Indexes LLC launched a new index, the EQM Emerging Markets FinTech Index (EMFINQ), providing exposure to public companies in emerging markets and frontier markets deriving significant revenue from financial technology (FinTech) solutions and applications.



BAD ETF adopts contra-ESG approach
Newly formed investment adviser The BAD Investment Company has debuted a namesake ETF targeting market segments that are typically avoided by ESG funds. Listed on NYSE Arca, the BAD ETF (BAD US) provides exposure to companies from ‘B.A.D.’ industries, namely Betting, Alcohol (& cannabis), and Drugs.


Global Online Retail ETF co-creator expects online retail to remain important part of holiday season
EQM Indexes co-founder Jane Edmondson joined Proactive to discuss highlights from HANetf and EQM Indexes’ monthly online retail market report, including the performance of the The Global Online Retail UCITS ETF.


Fund News Advisors Can Use: EQM Launches ETF Model Portfolios
EQM Capital, a San Diego–based registered investment advisory firm, has launched an ETF Model Portfolio platform for advisors and individual investors. The firm will launch a series of asset-based and risk-based ETF model portfolios, powered by Riskalyze’s client risk assessments.


EQM Capital Launches ETF Model Portfolio Solutions Platform
Expanding their position as a thought leader in the industry, EQM is launching Asset-Based and Risk-Based ETF models.


Clean energy transition: Capitalising from the global megatrend
The rapid implementation of clean energy utilities, the economics of renewable energy, the challenges of energy supply and necessary evils were all discussed at ETF Stream’s webinar on clean energy.


XOUT Capital’s® Answer to the Speed of Technological Disruption Revealed in New Whitepaper
XOUT Capital®, in collaboration with EQM Indexes LLC, reveals the answer to the speed of technological change in a new whitepaper titled “The Cost of Underestimating Technological Disruption.”


ETFs to Win & Lose as Delta Variant Cases Surge
With the Delta variant spreading fast and about 47% of the eligible population still not fully vaccinated, there has been a resurgence of COVID-19 cases this summer, which has erased months of progress. According to the Economic Times, the United States is averaging over 1,800 COVID-19 deaths and 170,000 new cases per day, the highest levels since early March and late January, respectively.


IBUY: After The Downside, An Upside Becomes Realistic
The Amplify Online Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:IBUY) tracks the EQM Online Retail Index, which aims to obtain 70% or more of revenues from online sales.


EQM Indexes Nominated for Index Provider of the Year
EQM Indexes is proud to be nominated for “Index Provider of the Year” by Fund Intelligence.
2021 marks the 28th anniversary of Fund Intelligence’s prestigious Mutual Fund Industry and ETF Awards.


Banks, tech firms and wealth managers fail ESG screen
More than 70 megabanks, tech giants, investment firms and wealth managers failed an influential socially responsible investment manager’s latest ESG screen against firms she says are exacerbating systemic racial injustice.


Investors Watch Tesla (TSLA) AI Day for Next Growth Milestone
Tesla’s (TSLA) Artificial Intelligence (AI) day is fast approaching. And while CEO Elon Musk insists the date will be focused on recruiting “the best talent” to boost its machine-learning capabilities, investors hope it will bring much more than that – if not during the event, then in coming months.


ESG ETFs: Helping the long-term shift to net zero emissions
The reasons behind rapid ESG ETF uptake, using thematics for direct exposure to the energy transition and the challenges of reducing carbon emissions were all discussed at ETF Stream’s webinar on ESG ETFs.


Startup Aims to Ease ESG Conversations with Clients
A common issue with ESG funds among financial advisors is the one-size-fits-all approach; portfolios are built around an asset managers’ choice of metrics, not the client’s concerns. A startup wants to make it easier for advisors to tell the story of ESG investing based on the client’s values.


EQM Indexes Partners with YourStake to Create ESG Index Products
Index development firm, EQM Indexes LLC (“EQM Indexes”), today announced a partnership with YourStake, a platform that equips financial advisors and asset managers with the tools, data, and reporting metrics to serve impact investing clients.


HANetf’s Solar Energy UCITS ETF shines on LSE delivering investors exposure to solar energy area
The Solar Energy UCITS ETF (LON:TANN) debuted on the London Stock Exchange recently under the HANetf platform, where EQM Indexes’ Stephen Derkash says will capture exposure to the rapidly-growing global solar industry.


ETFs to Access the Growing Trend in Global E-Commerce
In the recent webcast, The Whale of Retail: Investing in E-Commerce, Christian Magoon, Founder and CEO, Amplify ETFs; and Jane Edmondson, Founder & CEO, EQM Indexes, pointed out that the coronavirus pandemic has transformed the way we interact with the world, and has fueled a shift toward online shopping and e-commerce.


EQM, HANetf to launch Europe’s first pure-play solar ETF
US-based EQM Indexes, a provider of indices blending smart beta and thematic investment strategies, is planning to introduce Europe’s first ETF providing dedicated targeted exposure to the global solar industry.


European solar ETF to launch on London Stock Exchange
A solar exchange traded fund (ETF) from EQM indexes will launch on the London Stock Exchange in June, under the ticker name TANN. An ETF is an investment fund that is listed on a stock exchange. It tracks the performance of a chosen benchmark but can holds a variety of assets, including bonds, stocks and currencies.


Europe’s First Solar ETF Launches
Launched by white-label ETF issuer, HANetf, and tracking the EQM Global Solar Energy index, TANN is ESG screened and expected to be scheduled as Article 8 under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).


HANetf Launches Europes’s First Solar Energy ETF
HANetf is set to launch Europe’s first ETF dedicated to solar energy, as the white-label platform seeks to offer investors access to the rapidly growing industry.


Investing in eCommerce: The High Street has Moved Online
Ecommerce has permanently disrupted traditional brick-and-mortar stores as ‘clicks’ have replaced ‘bricks’. Firms like Etsy, Overstock and Shopify have capitalized on this trend.


Online Retail ETF Debuts in Europe
EQM Indexes will see the first UCITS ETF in Europe track its online retail index having previously had a similar strategy launch in the US.


Is This the Best ETF to Profit from the Rise of eCommerce Theme?
When it comes to investment themes, the ‘rise of e-commerce’ may seem like an obvious one for exchange-traded fund (ETF) issuers to jump on.


Money Life with Chuck Jaffe
Jane Edmondson of EQM Indexes talks about lithium and battery-related stocks in the Market Call.


HANetf Lists New UCITS Online eCommerce ETF on SIX Swiss Exchange
Jane Edmondson, Co-Founder and Principal of EQM Indexes, says: “The case for online retail has never been stronger. Online retail is the fastest growing segment of retail sales.  Competitive pricing, shopping convenience, greater product selection, and rapid delivery have made online retail a disruptive technology that is here to stay.


Gold Regains Luster: 5 Mining ETFs on the Rise
This ETF offers exposure to companies engaged in junior and exploratory gold mining by tracking the EQM Pure Junior Gold Miners Index.


E-commerce: Investing Beyond the Pandemic
In this episode, Jane Edmondson, CEO and co-founder at EQM Indexes, talks to IGTV’s Victoria Scholar about the transition from ‘bricks’ to ‘clicks’ with this year’s surge in online shopping. Edmondson says ‘the mall isn’t dead, it has just moved online’.


Biden’s Green Infrastructure Juggernaut Is Here. A Few ETFs to Play It.
“The EV space is going to be very exciting this year,” says Jane Edmondson, who runs EQM Indexes. “The global share of EV sales will go to 20% in the next few years compared to 3% now. People are excited when they see new options from Tesla and Volkswagen. And the Ford Mustang is also pretty cool.”


10 Best Battery Stocks to Buy Now
According to a report from EQM Indexes, the current market of electric and hybrid plug-in vehicles (PVs) has reached just 1% of its potential. Thanks to the growing market of energy storage, the lithium carbonate capacity is expected to grow by 600,000-800,000 tonnes over the next decade.


Stimulus Cash Could Benefit These 2 Retail ETFs
Today we introduce two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that could benefit from consumers splurging on a wide range of items.


HANetf’s Global Online Retail ETF Offers the Opportunity to Invest in Growth of eCommerce (IBUYGRO)
HANetf has set up its new UCITS ETF called the The Global Online Retail ETF (LON:IBUY) where EQM Indexes CEO Jane Edmondson says will offer investors the opportunity to invest specifically in the explosive growth of eCommerce.


London Stock Exchange welcomes HANetf celebrating the launch of the Global Online Retail UCITS ETF
The Global Online Retail UCITS ETF (IBUY) will track the EQM Global Online Retail Growth Index (IBUYGRON) and will have a TER of 0.69%.


TripAdvisor Stock Soars 100% This Year To Lead Top Online Play Near Buy Point
Amplify Online Retail, launched in April 2016, is the fund group’s oldest and biggest ETF. The $1.8 billion fund tracks the EQM Online Retail Index, which holds a globally diverse group of stocks that get 70% or more of their revenue from online or virtual sales.


EQM Partners with HANetf to Launch Online Retail ETF in Europe
US-based EQM Indexes, a provider of indices blending smart beta and thematic investment strategies, is set to make its European ETF debut next week with the launch of a strategy targeting e-commerce growth stocks.


HANetf Targets Online Retail Boom with Latest Fund Launch
The Global Online Retail Ucits ETF, which has the ticker IBUY, will be listed on the London Stock Exchange later this month. It will track the EQM Global Online Retail Growth index.


Online retail ETF debuts in Europe
EQM Indexes will see the first UCITS ETF in Europe track its online retail index having previously had a similar strategy launch in the US.


EQM launches online retail growth fund via HANetf
The Global Online Retail UCITS ETF (IBUY) will offer investors access to a global basket of developed and emerging market companies which derive 60% of more of their revenue from online retail and marketplace.


From Bricks to Clicks; New UCITS Online eCommerce ETF to List on London Stock Exchange
The Global Online Retail ETF – IBUY  provides exposure to the leading online retailers across the globe, enabling investors to participate in the trend away from physical stores (“bricks”) to online and virtual sales (“clicks”).


Go Green With These ETFs on St. Patrick’s Day
This ETF offers global exposure to companies that derive 70% or more revenues from online and virtual retail by tracking the EQM Online Retail Index. It is a home to 58 stocks with each accounting for less than 5.1% of assets and has accumulated $1.8 billion in its asset base.


5 ETF Winners of Coronavirus Pandemic
While every corner of the market has rallied, information technology was the strongest winner for most part of the pandemic on e-commerce boost. However, it was overtaken by cyclical sectors as the economy improves


IBUY: Despite E-Commerce Nature, I Don’t Fear Re-Openings
I see online buying accelerating in the year ahead, despite the pressure the economic re-opening will bring on that thesis. Further, IBUY holds many companies that will see an increase in demand from re-openings, so its portfolio is well positioned for a post-Covid world.


A Blockchain ETF to Capture Growth Beyond Crypto
Blockchain technology can add value to your exchange traded fund portfolio and do more than just track cryptocurrencies.


Beyond Bitcoin: How Blockchain is Transforming the Investment Industry
The rapid rise of Bitcoin has generated fierce debate concerning the long-term viability of investing in cryptocurrencies.


Why Digital And Junior Gold Miners Are Attractive Now
Crypto miners receive crypto as a reward for completing “blocks” of verified transactions which are added to the blockchain. Mining rewards are paid to the miner who discovers a solution to a complex hashing puzzle first, and the probability that a participant will be the one to discover the solution is related to the portion of the total mining power on the network.


BLOK ETF Surpasses $1 Billion in Assets
Amplify ETFs is thrilled to announce the Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (NYSE: BLOK) has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management.


5 Red-Hot ETFs to Gift Your Loved Ones
The pandemic has led to an e-commerce boom and changed the consumer landscape into a purely digital one. As more Americans prefer online shopping even post pandemic, the online retail ETF will continue to get a boost.


7 Lithium and Battery Stocks for Big Growth
BATT, which tracks the EQM Lithium & Battery Technology Index, holds 72 stocks. As far as sectors are concerned, Materials (49.3%), Automobiles & Components (20.9%), and Capital Goods (14.5%) lead the list.


Blockchain ETFs And Their Holdings Have Finally Come Of Age
One of the criticisms of the first Blockchain ETFs when they launched back in January of 2018 was that there were too few “pure-play” names to hold. Indeed, at the time, regulators would not even let these products use blockchain in the name, as they could not easily meet revenue test standards.


BLOK ETF Celebrates 3-Year Anniversary, Surpasses $500 Million in Assets
Amplify ETFs is pleased to announce the Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (NYSE: BLOK) has surpassed $500 million in assets under management.


7 Stocks To Buy As The Biden Presidency Begins
Many analysts expect President Biden to carry out his pre-election projects on environmentally-friendly policies. In 2020, the alternative energy industry was red-hot and the segment is liable to grow more.



Adasina Social Capital Launches Social Justice ETF
Adasina Social Capital (“Adasina”), an investment and financial activism firm that serves as a critical bridge between financial markets and social justice movements, today announced the launch of the Adasina Social Justice All Cap Global ETF (ticker: JSTC).


Emerita Capital and EQM Indexes Release New Blockchain White Paper
Emerita Capital Indices, in collaboration with EQM Indexes LLC, released a new White Paper titled “The Investment Case for Blockchain.” Since the launch of the EQM-Emerita Blockchain BLOK 50 Global Index on December 29, 2017, there has been a shift in blockchain technology from experimental to robust, real-world, enterprise solutions.


EQM Indexes Launches Smart Beta Junior Gold Miners Index
Thematic specialist EQM Indexes has unveiled a new equity index providing smart beta exposure to junior gold mining stocks globally. The EQM Pure Junior Gold Miners Index has been designed to provide “improved pure-play access” to the small-cap gold mining segment by targeting metrics such as production levels rather than market cap.


EQM Indexes Launches Pure Junior Gold Index
EQM Indexes LLC today announced the launch of the EQM Pure Junior Gold Miners Index (JRGOLD), intended to provide “pure play” exposure to global junior and exploratory gold mining stocks.


Two Different, but Strongly Optimistic Takes the Market
Jane Edmondson of EQM Indexes joins host Chuck Jaffee to talk rules-based stock investing in the Market Call segment. The conversation is primarily focused on the IBUY and XBUY ETFs and how the underlying indexes have a quantifiable rules-based methodology that has resulted in strong returns during the pandemic market environment experienced this year.  Jane ends the segment by playing Hold It or Fold It with audience questions. (Starts at 37 minute mark.)


Analysts Slap Sky-High Targets on 10 Stocks: How To Own Them
“There are some permanent shifts that will occur in the post Covid-19 world, from the way we shop, work, travel, entertain ourselves, and engage socially, creating disruptive change and investment opportunities,” said Jane Edmondson, CEO of EQM Indexes.


Blockchain Applications in a COVID-19 World
This video is a recorded webcast covering blockchain applications in a COVID-19 world, and the Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF.


As More Brick-and-Mortar Stores Close, Note eCommerce ETFs
American retailers took a blow after shutdown measures forced many shoppers to stay at home, and even as areas of the economy are opening, foot traffic may never be the same. Consequently, investors should consider exchange traded funds that track online retail or e-commerce in the quickly shifting consumer behavior.


How Blockchain Can Help Cure COVID-19
Blockchain technology will be an important beneficiary of the COVID-19 pandemic environment. It may not be as obvious as “stay at home” and “work from home” investment themes, but offers important solutions for payment, supply chain management, and healthcare.


Online Retail ETF IBUY Beneficiary Of Stay-At-Home Economy
Online retail has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the COVID-19 global pandemic, “stay-at-home” economy.


Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY) Hits New 52-Week High
Firm’s flagship fund capitalizes on the growth of e-commerce. Amplify ETFs announced today that its flagship product, the Amplify Online Retail ETF (NASDAQ: IBUY), has received a 5-Star Overall Morningstar Rating™, based on risk-adjusted returns among 49 Consumer Cyclical Funds (as of 5/31/19).


EQM Launches Suite of COVID-19 Indexes
Veteran index provider EQM is bringing four brand new COVID-19 thematic indexes to the marketplace focused on various coronavirus-related themes.


YAHOO! Finance: ETFs launch tracking stocks tied to coronavirus
EQM Indexes CEO Jane Edmondson joins Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith to break down the ETFs that are capitalizing on the coronavirus pandemic.


EQM Indexes Launches New Covid-19 Index Suite
Veteran index provider EQM is bringing four brand new COVID-19 thematic indexes to the marketplace focused on various coronavirus-related themes.


Another Index Provider Preps Coronavirus Funds
Another index provider is licensing portfolios aimed at attracting investors looking for opportunities amid the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic.


GraniteShares’ XOUT Named Best New Smart Beta ETF by
This distinguished accolade recognizes the “most important” smart beta or factor ETF brought to market in 2019 that uses a quantitative, research-driven approach to attempt to deliver superior long-term risk-adjusted returns.


2019 Award Winners
ARIS for their win as best Alternative ETF of the year for the RPAR Risk Parity ETF.


XOUT: Eliminating Losers Is More Important Than Picking Winners
Study after study has shown that picking stocks that turn out to be winners is an exceedingly difficult task, with very little consistency in outperformance over time.


XOUT: An ETF With Unique Investing Style
XOUT ETF aims to outperform the market by excluding underperforming companies. We get all the details straight from the source.



Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY) Receives 5-Star Overall Morningstar Rating™
Firm’s flagship fund capitalizes on the growth of e-commerce. Amplify ETFs announced today that its flagship product, the Amplify Online Retail ETF (NASDAQ: IBUY), has received a 5-Star Overall Morningstar Rating™, based on risk-adjusted returns among 49 Consumer Cyclical Funds (as of 5/31/19).


Electric Vehicles: The Driver Behind The Amplify Advanced Battery Metals And Materials ETF
Environmental regulations, lower battery prices, and new models coming to market are expected to spark a ramp-up in Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption around the globe.


IBUY: The First Online Retail ETF Turns 3
Since its launch on 4/20/2016, 3 years ago, the Amplify Online Retail ETF  has racked up some stellar returns and gathered more assets than most of its retail ETF peers.



EQM Indexes Launches Battery Metals and Mining Index
The Index is Focused on Global Companies Benefiting from the Growing Demand for the Metals Used in Advanced Battery Technology.


Emerita Capital and EQM Indexes Launch Blockchain BLOK 50 Global Index
Emerita Capital Indices, in collaboration with EQM Indexes LLC, released a new White Paper titled “The Investment Case for Blockchain.” Since the launch of the EQM-Emerita Blockchain BLOK 50 Global Index on December 29, 2017, there has been a shift in blockchain technology from experimental to robust, real-world, enterprise solutions. The white paper explores the renewed growth opportunity for blockchain, driven by new applications based on tokenization, stable coins, and smart contracts.

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