Fund flows are sending encouraging short-term signals, says TrimTabs CEO David Santschi, though the quarterly volume of corporate buybacks, highly correlated with the S&P 500, has dropped to the lowest level in eight years.
U.S. investors are growing numb to geopolitical tensions and are now weighing the likelihood of a Fed rate increase.
Meteorological and geopolitical events coupled with monetary changes have moved investors.
That hasn’t happened since the start of the fourth quarter in 2016.
Small Cap Blend and Large Cap Growth ETFs recorded the biggest inflows.
Another rate hike doesn’t look likely, which led to some winners and losers
Money continued to pour into Emerging, U.S. and Global funds
Immediate stories that capture what’s actually motivating moves in Treasury yields.
A dose of caution is warranted
Japan and South Korean funds continued streaks of new money.