Economy

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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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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Market “Signs”

Most will recall the 1970s hit song “Signs” by Five Man Electrical Band.  Even if you don’t initially recognize the tune, the iconic refrain will likely jog your memory: “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?”   The song was written by the band’s lead singer, Les Emmerson, after a California road trip.  From Songfacts: “Emmerson wrote the song after taking a road trip on Route 66 in California, where he noticed a plethora of billboards that obscured the beautiful scenery.  This posed a question:

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AEI’s Mike Strain on Potential Economic Impact of Trump’s Presidency

With nearly every pollster misfiring on last week’s election, Nate & Conor explain why “expert” predictions are typically meaningless – whether in elections or investing.  Also, Mike Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, offers his perspective on the election outcome and discusses the potential economic impact of Trump’s presidency.

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