Global X Guru International Index ETFNYSEARCA
Tue, Feb. 23, 3:55 PM
- According to Goldman Sachs,, the average hedge fund had 68% of its long funds in their top 10 holdings heading into 2016 - that's the highest on record.
- The FANG names - Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet - represented a full 3.5% of total hedge fund stock holdings at year-end (up from 1.5% a year earlier). While Facebook has managed to stay flat in 2016, the other three are down sizable amounts.
- Still, the average hedge fund is down just 4% YTD - that's 200 basis points better than the S&P 500.
- ETFs: GURU, IBLN, ALFA, CSM, BTAL, VALX, CHEP, GURI, RALS, GURX, FTLS, CSLS, LALT, ACTX, SIZ, QMN, DIVA
Dec. 12, 2014, 11:47 AM
Aug. 1, 2014, 10:34 AM
- The Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (NYSEARCA:IBLN) tracks the iBillionaire Index comprising 30 U.S. large- and midcap securities favored by the likes of Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn and George Soros, as stated in 13F filings.
- "It democratizes a lot of the information that very wealthy institutional investors have had for a long time," said Brian Jacobs, president of Direxion Investments.
- IBLN will likely compete with the Global X Guru ETF (NYSEARCA:GURU) for assets, as GURU also attempts to mimic equity positions taken by large hedge funds; however, IBLN will feature a cheaper expense ratio of 0.65%, which could help attract investors.
- Other ETFs which track the holdings of well known investors: GURX, GURI
Mar. 11, 2014, 12:54 PM
- The First Trust RBA Quality Income ETF (QINC) and RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF (AIRR) will track their respective Richard Bernstein Advisors indexes; QINC will focus on total return through global firms with strong dividends and capital appreciation potential, while AIRR will invest in both small and mid-cap domestic firms in the industrial and community banking sectors.
- High dividend ETFs and capital strength ETFs: VYM, HDV, KBWD, PEY, DIV, RDIV, FTCS
- Regional banking ETFs: KRE, KBE, IAT, RKH, QABA, KRU, KBWR, KRS
- The Global X Guru Small Cap Index ETF (GURX) and Guru International Index ETF (GURI) are hoping to capitalize on the success of GURU by offering exposure to small-cap and international (respectively) stocks that large hedge fund managers hold.
- Broad hedge fund replication ETFs: QAI, MCRO, HDG, QEH