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When “Data Mining” Dates to the Eisenhower Administration
The third part of our four-part series addressing common misconceptions about ETFs and smart beta covers supposed data mining in smart beta.
Defense Mechanisms: Calling Quarter-Century Trends a Fad
The second part of our series addressing common misconceptions about ETFs and smart beta discusses the myth that ETFs are a fad that creates herding, bubbles and dangerous systemic risks.
DGR: For When Diversification Actually Diversifies
The Bank of Canada’s July 12 overnight interest rate hike of 25 bps to 0.75% will be the first of several if the market consensus proves correct. This opens up possibilities for investors who want exposure to equities outside Canada but realize that the euro, yen and other currencies may be vulnerable relative to CAD if the BOC stacks up the rate hikes.