coronavirus

Coronavirus Impact: ETFs & Economy

ETF.com’s Drew Voros recaps recent ETF flows, including record investor dollars into bond and commodity ETFs. AEI’s Michael Strain goes in-depth on the impact of the Coronavirus shutdown and what’s next for the economy. Innovator ETFs’ Graham Day spotlights their lineup of defined outcome ETFs.

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Bulls, Bears, & Swans

U.S. stocks experienced their worst first quarter ever, with the S&P 500 dropping nearly 20% as the world grappled with a pandemic.  Notably, from its February 19th record high through March 23rd, the S&P 500 shed 34%, the fastest such decline ever.  International stocks fared even worse. Of course, the impact of COVID-19 extends well beyond the stock market realm.  The economy has effectively ground to a halt, with many businesses shuttered indefinitely.  A record 17 million Americans filed for unemployment over the past three weeks.  Our daily lives have been significantly altered.  Social distancing, face masks, working remotely, schools

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ETF Legend Reggie Browne On How ETFs Are Handling Market Downturn

GTS’ Reggie Browne goes in-depth on ETF trading, liquidity, and market structure during the recent, abrupt downturn.  WisdomTree’s Jeremy Schwartz discusses market and economic impact of the Coronavirus and highlights several ETFs.  North Shore Indices’ Tim Rotolo explains investment case for uranium and the North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (URNM).

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Coronavirus: Markets, ETFs, & Fear

ETF.com’s Sumit Roy discusses potential economic and market implications of the Coronavirus and highlights recent ETF flows, performance, and trading.  Confluence Analytics’ Conor Platt offers his unique perspective on ESG data.  Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray explains their ETF white-labeling business.

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