Some ETF investors are following the contrarian route and buying the asset that falls in price while selling the asset that rises in prices, Barrons Brendan Conway
reports this portfolio rebalancing is increasing as some of the bond market panic subsides.
David Lutz, an ETF trader at Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
says nearly 2.5 billion has flowed out of stocks and into bonds. These late asset allocation trades sent almost $750 million into the ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF
], a leveraged bet on U.S. government debt and $5billion was pulled out of ProShares Ultra S&P 500 ETF
, a leveraged bet on stocks.
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