Many Small Investors Duped by WTI Futures ETF

WTI Futures ETF

ETFs can be a nice tool for investors to participate in markets that they normally wouldn’t, like WTI oil futures. We need to look at the ingredients of these ETFs first. Your average investor doesn’t pay much attention to the futures markets, whether this be oil futures or any of the many other commodities and […]

BlackRock’s New Sustainable ETF Off to a Good Start

iShares by Blackrock

More and more investors are looking to invest in funds that are governed by social and not just economic principles. BlackRock’s latest offering just beat the record for first day inflows with a socially-focused ETF. BlackRock is the leader in exchange traded funds, or ETFs, although some, including some at the SEC, feel that their […]

Non-Transparent Active ETFs Finally Win SEC Approval

Non transparent ETFs

Precidian Investments filed an application with the SEC back in 2014 for a type of active ETF that does not require transparency. The SEC likes transparency. They finally gave in. To say that the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, prefers transparency in dealings between fund companies and investors would be an understatement. From the […]