"If the positive differential holds it would be the third consecutive year of outperformance as the smart-beta ETF declined less in 2018 and rose more in 2017 than the market-cap weighted SPY; we note GSLC did lag in 2016, its first calendar year," said CFRA
Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research Todd Rosenbluth in a Tuesday note.
With the addition of First Bridge, CFRA
further strengthens its already robust ETF research offerings to include the industry's most comprehensive database of ETF constituent holdings data, reference and classification data, investment analytics, and daily pricing, flows and statistics.
clients will also have the opportunity to leverage First Bridge's powerful data visualisation tools, which allow for the creation of interactive reports by region, by category, and more.
"It's an encouraging milestone because it's the sign that there is life left in this market," said Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at CFRA
"We expect some funding to be from China investors, but expect international (including the US) funding to be needed too," CFRA
analyst Efraim Levy said.
Efraim Levy, an analyst at CFRA
Research, said that the lay-offs mean there likely would possibly be no more job cuts in the near-term in the company, adding that Tesla will likely raise capital early in 2019.
, the institutional equity research firm, has just released its asset-weighted ratings on mutual fund families, and some of the results may surprise advisors.
Those employers remain governed by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA
) and federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which require parental leave for CFRA/FMLA eligible employees to care for or bond with a new child.
In a note to investors, Efraim Levy of CFRA
conveyed the enthusiasm of most investment analysts on the news of Big Lots earnings, stating that the numbers revealed "consumers focused on value, with investors cautious on retail."
The view from Wall Street is offered in the next session, with commentary and input from Bank of America Merrill Lynch senior analyst Jessica Reif Cohen, JP Morgan's Philip Cusick, and CFRA
's Tuna Amobi.
fixed income ETFs in the first half of this year, suggesting inflows will easily outpace last year's $92 billion, according to Todd Rosenbluth, director of ETF Research at CFRA