ETF Short Reports
August 12, 2013
The market continues to react to the Fed’s planned exit, and an outlook of higher rates.
July 15, 2013
In a month when EEM shares plunged 6.5 percent, short interest in the emerging markets fund shot up 76 percent.
June 13, 2013
Short interest in GLD spiked almost 24 percent in May, as markets grappled with the threat of rising rates.
May 10, 2013
It’s no surprise that a spike in GLD short interest was part of gold’s meltdown in April.
April 12, 2013
Short interest in EEM and FXI jumped in March, as Cyprus banking crisis gave emerging markets investors a fright.
March 11, 2013
HYG joined the list of the most-shorted ETFs last month, but how much should investors read into that?
February 14, 2013
From the short-selling market, it sure looks like the risk-on trade was expanding in January.
January 11, 2013
A drop in EEM shorts last month betrayed a risk-on bullishness, even as ‘fiscal-cliff’ talks stalled.
November 12, 2012
TLT shorts jumped in October, even as equities moved down.
October 09, 2012
Are traders playing different pockets of the REIT ETF universe off each other?
September 17, 2012
Short interest in GLD dropped like a stone in August as markets began to believe that QE3 would soon become a reality.
August 15, 2012
Does a rise in GLD shorts last month suggest the gold rally is growing long in the tooth?
June 12, 2012
EEM takes it on the chin as short-sellers tell the world global growth is at risk.
May 11, 2012
Short-sellers turned up the pressure on gold and emerging markets last month.
April 12, 2012
Short-sellers turned against TLT in March, but will their sentiment have staying power?
March 13, 2012
Short-sellers, worried about an overvalued Brazilian real, ganged up on EWZ last month.
February 13, 2012
Short-sellers put pressure on TLT and GLD as the stock market rallied in January.
January 13, 2012
They may be fickle, but short-sellers took pressure off all kinds of ETFs in December, save for GLD.
December 13, 2011
XLF bore the brunt of bearish sentiment among short sellers last month.
WisdomTree's new currency-hedged Japan ETFs target sectors.
An MSCI-Barclays combo would create a mega-brand in indexing.
Sometimes an ETF launch, on an ETF that really matters, goes just right.
Equal-weighted ETFs are popular in some segments, but the farther from the core you get, the less attractive they become.
Nadig And PwC’s Bradshaw Talk Nontransparent ETFs
Dave Nadig, IndexUniverse’s chief investment officer, and Nigel Bradshaw, a partner at PwC, put their heads together in a weekly podcast to talk about the still-unrealized possibility that the SEC will one day approve nontransparent ETFs.