A flood of closures by FocusShares, Direxion, and Russell Investments have led to a sizeable amount of scrutiny on the industry and some of its potholes. What is one to make of all these closures? A recent article by Jeff Schlegel from Financial Advisor magazine gets CCAM’s Ron Rowland take on this phenomenon and what to think of it.
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.
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.
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.
The 4% rule is garnering more scrutiny as many Americans look towards retirement. You may have heard about the “4% Rule” for retirement distributions, but few investors understand its genesis and its importance. Here is a quick primer for those that seek a deeper awareness.
Investor’s Business Daily interviews Capital Cities Asset Management’s Ron Rowland on QuantShares’ new market neutral ETF lineup.
Coming off a crazy day of market volatility and investor uneasiness, The Austin American-Statesman, checked in with Capital Cities Asset Management to understand the state of the market and investor’s psyches.
The brisk start to 2011 in the first quarter all but disappeared in the second quarter. The large cap stocks of the S&P 500 squeezed out the smallest possible positive return of 0.1% while the small cap stocks of the Russell 2000 were less fortunate with a -1.9% return.
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