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"Smart Diversification"...

"Smart Diversification"? Smart Beta is receiving a lot of media attention and asset flow these days. But what about "Smart Diversification"? If smart beta strategies are alternatives to market-cap weightings, then what do you call strategies that seek to maintain diversification benefits when correlations are rising..."Smart Diversification"? As the BlackRock article below points out, diversification is difficult when correlations are rising. This is especially true for non-core exposures as advisors are sold them under the notion that they have a low correlation to core exposures.

SIMULATE SHORT/LEVERAGED DAILY ETF/ETP PERFORMANCE OVER TIME

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The downloadable spreadsheet illustrates how a Short or Leveraged Daily ETP performs over a period of 11 days. Leveraged (or Short) Daily ETPs are Exchange Traded Products (ETPs, ETFs, ETNs, ETCs) which provide a daily return that is a multiple of the daily return of an index (or, in the case of a short daily ETP, the inverse daily return of an index).    The simulator allows the user to:
  • Type in a leverage factor for a daily short or leveraged ETP; and

Short and Leveraged ETF / ETP Advisor Tutorial & Test

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This tutorial has been created by Boost ETP to assist advisors and investors in understanding the benefits and the risks of investing in Short and Leverage Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs). ETPs include Short and Leverage Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Commodities (ETCs) and Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs). 

The content is generic and not specific to Boost’s products.

"Smart Diversification"...

"Smart Diversification"? Smart Beta is receiving a lot of media attention and asset flow these days. But what about "Smart Diversification"? If smart beta strategies are alternatives to market-cap weightings, then what do you call strategies that seek to maintain diversification benefits when correlations are rising..."Smart Diversification"? As the BlackRock article below points out, diversification is difficult when correlations are rising. This is especially true for non-core exposures as advisors are sold them under the notion that they have a low correlation to core exposures.

SIMULATE SHORT/LEVERAGED DAILY ETF/ETP PERFORMANCE OVER TIME

Boost ETP's picture
The downloadable spreadsheet illustrates how a Short or Leveraged Daily ETP performs over a period of 11 days. Leveraged (or Short) Daily ETPs are Exchange Traded Products (ETPs, ETFs, ETNs, ETCs) which provide a daily return that is a multiple of the daily return of an index (or, in the case of a short daily ETP, the inverse daily return of an index).    The simulator allows the user to:
  • Type in a leverage factor for a daily short or leveraged ETP; and

Short and Leveraged ETF / ETP Advisor Tutorial & Test

Boost ETP's picture

This tutorial has been created by Boost ETP to assist advisors and investors in understanding the benefits and the risks of investing in Short and Leverage Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs). ETPs include Short and Leverage Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Commodities (ETCs) and Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs). 

The content is generic and not specific to Boost’s products.

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