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My favorite ETF reads over the past week, along with my ETF tweet and chart of the week!

 

Grayscale’s Intentions for a Bitcoin ETF by Grayscale Investments

“We are 100% committed to converting GBTC into an ETF.”

 

Amplify ETFs Quietly Amass Billions by Drew Voros

“Once you get two to three years in, you start watching an ETF to see if it’s going to be viable.”

 

As Investors Switch to E.T.F.s, So Do Managers by Conrad de Aenlle

“Eager to give the public what it wants, and to keep shareholders from walking out the door with their assets, some fund providers have begun to convert stock mutual funds into E.T.F.s.”

 

Making Sense Of The Tide At DFA by Allan Roth

“It was advisors who were asking DFA for ETF wrappers for more tax efficiency. They also wanted them because ETFs can now be traded without commissions at most large brokerage firms.”

 

ETFs rack up long list of smash-hit launches by Steve Johnson

“62 ETFs launched since the start of 2020 have already raised at least $100m.”

 

ETF Tweet of the Week: On Friday, Kryptoin became the 7th ETF issuer to file for a “physical” bitcoin ETF.  The race is on…

 

ETF Chart of the Week:  2021 thematic ETF inflows have picked-up right where they left off in 2020… on fire.  Nearly $35 billion poured into thematic ETFs during the first quarter, with total thematic ETF assets increasing 28% since the end of 2020.  On a year-over-year basis, thematic ETF assets have spiked 430% from the end of March 2020.

Source:  Global X ETFs

 

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