May 22, 2012 at 07:00 AM EDT
BTAL: A Different (And Effective) Low Volatility ETF
When it comes to defensive exposure, few assets can truly offer a safe haven escape when turbulence hits the market unexpectedly. There’s no need to look far back into history to see how a volatile environment can take its toll on asset classes across the board without mercy. The most recent Euro zone-inspired risk-aversion wave on Wall Street has put investors on edge as they struggle to find a viable means of hedging against the seemingly never-ending debt drama. The solution may be simpler than you think: enter BTAL [see Low Volatility ETFdb Portfolio]. The QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund (BTAL) has attracted a fair amount of interest after an impressive performance during the recent chaos; this ETF can serve as an excellent hedging tool when considering its performance throughout the most recent correction on Wall Street. With a number of low volatility and low beta products on the market, it’s [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: May ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures Defensive Equity ETFs For Earnings Season Low Volatility ETFs Attracting Big Inflows Russell Expands Suite Of “Factor ETFs” With Ex-U.S. Funds This Week In ETFs: August 7th Edition
When it comes to defensive exposure, few assets can truly offer a safe haven escape when turbulence hits the market unexpectedly. There’s no need to look far back into history to see how a volatile environment can take its toll on asset classes across the board without mercy. The most recent Euro zone-inspired risk-aversion wave on Wall Street has put investors on edge as they struggle to find a viable means of hedging against the seemingly never-ending debt drama. The solution may be simpler than you think: enter BTAL [see Low Volatility ETFdb Portfolio]. The QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund (BTAL) has attracted a fair amount of interest after an impressive performance during the recent chaos; this ETF can serve as an excellent hedging tool when considering its performance throughout the most recent correction on Wall Street. With a number of low volatility and low beta products on the market, it’s [...]

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