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Reviewing the ETFs That Launched in March

A rundown of the 28 funds that hit the market during the month of March, including Dave Portnoy's BUZZ ETF and Cathie Wood's ARKX.

The ETFs included here feature funds that launched during the calendar month of March 2021.

Among them were the VanEck Vectors Social Sentiment ETF (BUZZ) that was promoted by Barstool Sports' Dave Portnoy (with $361 million in net assets) and the long-awaited ARK Space Exploration & Innovation ETF (ARKX) (with $457.9 million in net assets) from Cathie Wood's ARK Investment Management. 


Aniket Ullal is VP, ETF data and analytics for CFRA, one of the world’s largest providers of independent investment research. Aniket founded First Bridge Data, a leading source for global ETF data and analytics that was acquired by CFRA in August 2019. 

Prior to starting First Bridge, he had product management responsibility for S&P’s U.S., indexes, including the widely followed S&P 500 and S&P/Case-Shiller indexes. These indexes have more than $1 trillion in ETF assets tracking them. 

Aniket is the author of ETF Investment Strategies (McGraw-Hill, 2013). He is a graduate of Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management and the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad. 

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