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AllianceBernstein Launches Actively Managed Fixed Income ETFs

AllianceBernstein has recently announced the launch of two new actively managed fixed income ETFs. The AB Ultra-Short Income ETF (YEAR) and the AB Tax-Aware Short Duration Municipal ETF (TAFI) are both available for trade on the NYSE. YEAR looks to offer investors high yields keeping capital preservation in mind and TAFI plans to offer exposure to short maturity bonds as well as treasuries and taxable bonds in an effort to maximize after-tax income.
ETF Newz Says:

The launch of these ETFs is another step in AllianceBernstein’s plan to create a global ETF business.

WisdomTree Launches Ex-China Ex-SOE ETF

WisdomTree has just announced the launch of their latest ETF looking to offer exposure to emerging market allocation. The WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-China Fund (XC) plans to invest in non-government owned companies targeted to China by following two complementary funds, the WisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (CXSE) and the WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (XSOE).
ETF Newz Says:

Non-SOE companies have been known to outperform SOE companies as they have different priorities and a broader focus.

Dynamic Launches Enhanced Yield Options ETF

Dynamic Funds has just announced the launch of a new ETF under the name, the Dynamic Active Enhanced Yield Covered Options ETF (DXQ). DXQ looks to provide investors exposure to dividend-paying equity securities as well as writing covered put and call options. The fund will be actively managed and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
ETF Newz Says:

DXQ seeks to give diversification in a lower volatility vehicle.

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BondBloxx To Launch 8 U.S. Treasury ETFs

BondBloxx Investment Management has just announced the launch of eight new ETFs that will track different indices of duration-specific U.S. Treasury bonds. The new ETFs are the BondBloxx Bloomberg Six Month Target Duration US Treasury ETF (XHLF), the BondBloxx Bloomberg One Year Target Duration US Treasury ETF (XONE), the BondBloxx Bloomberg Two Year Target Duration US Treasury ETF (XTWO), the BondBloxx Bloomberg Three Year Target Duration US Treasury ETF (XTRE), the BondBloxx Bloomberg Five Year Target Duration US Treasury ETF (XFIV), the BondBloxx Bloomberg Seven Year Target Duration US Treasury ETF (XSVN), the BondBloxx Bloomberg Ten Year Target Duration US Treasury ETF (XTEN), and the BondBloxx Bloomberg Twenty Year Target Duration US Treasury...
ETF Newz Says:

The ETFs look to offer investors a lower cost option to gain exposure to U.S. Treasury Securities.

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Strive Launches New ETF With A Message

Strive Asset Management is launching a new ETF and sending a message with it. The Strive 500 ETF (STRV) is launching as the company delivers a mandate for the top 500 U.S. companies to focus on merit over social and political interests. STRV will follow the Solactive GBS United States 500 Index looking to provide investors exposure to established U.S. large-cap corporations.
ETF Newz Says:

Strive’s new mandate is implemented to remove social and political objectives and to keep financial interest in check.