Valkryie Investments sought regulatory permission for a futures-based fund two months ago, likely the first company to do so before an onslaught by others following positive comments on the structure by the SEC.
Advisors, consultants and plan sponsors have all become more familiar with CITs, making it increasingly likely the trusts will be considered as alternatives to mutual funds.
Investors should not make long-term investment decisions based on short-term headline news.
All eyes are on the jobs report coming out on Sept. 3.
Not only are ETFs being enthusiastically deployed by discretionary managers of all stripes, they’re often designed in more active ways than their detractors would have you believe.