April 10, 2012 at 07:00 AM EDT
Three Active ETFs Beating The Market
Improving growth expectations and renewed optimism have been dominant themes so far in 2012. Economic data releases on Wall Street have been bolstering equity markets higher since the start of the year, marking an impressive comeback from the dismal days of 2011. Ongoing bullish price action coupled with a growing sense of confidence surrounding the global economic recovery have helped some lesser-kn0wn active products generate impressive performances relative to passive equity benchmarks [see ETF Insider: Will The Bears Crash Earnings Season?]. With corporate earnings season set to commence later today, many investors are looking for ways to favorably position themselves in anticipation of further upside. On the other hand, some are fearful that a correction could soon follow given the stellar run-up thus far. In either scenario, investors ought to take a closer look at actively-managed ETFs; these products could offer a source of uncorrelated returns to broad equity markets, while also potentially outperforming [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Complete List Of Active ETFs Grail Advisors: RIP Or Rebirth? Handicapping The Active ETF Race ETFs That Should Be Commission Free But Aren’t Thursday’s ETF To Watch: SPDR S&P 500 (SPY)
Improving growth expectations and renewed optimism have been dominant themes so far in 2012. Economic data releases on Wall Street have been bolstering equity markets higher since the start of the year, marking an impressive comeback from the dismal days of 2011. Ongoing bullish price action coupled with a growing sense of confidence surrounding the global economic recovery have helped some lesser-kn0wn active products generate impressive performances relative to passive equity benchmarks [see ETF Insider: Will The Bears Crash Earnings Season?].  With corporate earnings season set to commence later today, many investors are looking for ways to favorably position themselves in anticipation of further upside. On the other hand, some are fearful that a correction could soon follow given the stellar run-up thus far. In either scenario, investors ought to take a closer look at actively-managed ETFs; these products could offer a source of uncorrelated returns to broad equity markets, while also potentially outperforming [...]

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