The year 2012 rolled up to its midway point on the wings of very strong first-quarter performance. The second quarter trimmed the gains in most segments, but less so than one might think.
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Dick Davis Digest’s Chloe Lutts profiles Ron Rowland, one of the foremost authority’s on ETFs.
JPMorgan announced that it was capping the number of shares of it’s Alerian MLP Index Exchange Traded Note (AMJ). What impact will this have for this ETN? Could this could have deleterious impacts for investors? Bloomberg and Ron Rowland review this big change.
Barclays PLC issued a statement that most investors should avoid it’s Exchange Trade Note, GAZ. Why would they do such a thing? Is there something flawed with the fund? Bloomberg and CCAM’s Ron Rowland give you the answers to questions swirling around GAZ.
Another MLP ETF has come to the marketplace as Global X Funds have made their foray into the MLP space, but is there anything different about this MLP?
The new year was instantly positive when January opened, and most major stock benchmarks barely looked back. First quarter gains were +12.6% for the S&P 500 (with dividends), +18.7% for the Nasdaq Composite, and +12.1% for the Russell 2000.
Even with the latest rally in the domestic stock market, a decade worth of middling growth and extreme volatility in traditional stocks has led the investing public to consider alternative investments. Consequently, commodities have been the beneficiary of this search for growth and the menu for commodities is broadening by the day. Now there are [...]
Exchange Traded Products are changing the landscape of the investing world. The are unique products that offers many benefits, but that still doesn’t mean they’re perfect. In an open letter to the powers that be, CCAM President, Ron Rowland offers up several recommendations to help protect investors and raise awareness about challenges that the ETP world must overcome.
IBD interviews CCAM’s Ron Rowland about Yorkville ETF Advisors’ new High Income Master Limited Partnership (MLP) ETF offering and why it may underperform.
CNNMoney interviews CCAM’s Ron Rowland about the challenges that face new ETFs and what some struggling ones have overlooked. The article goes on to explore the glut of ETFs in the market leading to a high number of closures.
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