Battle Of The Hedge Fund Clones: GURU Vs. ALFA
The proliferation of exchange-traded products has opened up previously difficult-to-reach corners of the investing landscape, allowing for retail investors with online brokerage accounts to access virtually any asset class in an easy, cost-efficient manner. While passive, index-based ETFs have found their way into countless portfolios, many are turning to more innovative funds in search of uncorrelated returns. Hedge fund strategies, which were previously reserved for the wealthy and most sophisticated investors, are now easily accessible through the ETF wrapper [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. The Contenders In fact, the evolution of the ETF universe has spawned several hedge fund ETFs; currently, the biggest offering in the space is the IndexIQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker EF (QAI), which is structured as a fund-of-funds that looks to replicate a number of strategies like long/short, global macro and market neutral. While this strategy replication approach is by all means appealing, the [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: AdvisorShares Launches Long/Short Hedge Fund ETF (QEH) Global X Debuts “Guru ETF” (GURU) Hedge Fund “Clone” ETF Debuts (ALFA) Ultimate Guide To IndexIQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI) ETFs In A Box: Q&A With Garrett Stevens
The proliferation of exchange-traded products has opened up previously difficult-to-reach corners of the investing landscape, allowing for retail investors with online brokerage accounts to access virtually any asset class in an easy, cost-efficient manner. While passive, index-based ETFs have found their way into countless portfolios, many are turning to more innovative funds in search of uncorrelated returns. Hedge fund strategies, which were previously reserved for the wealthy and most sophisticated investors, are now easily accessible through the ETF wrapper [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. The Contenders In fact, the evolution of the ETF universe has spawned several hedge fund ETFs; currently, the biggest offering in the space is the IndexIQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker EF (QAI), which is structured as a fund-of-funds that looks to replicate a number of strategies like long/short, global macro and market neutral. While this strategy replication approach is by all means appealing, the [...]

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