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꧂ The Geopolitics of Covert Cyber Warfare ꧂ Cybersecurity Advice From The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre ꧂ COVID-19 Pandemic Amplifies Password Security Flaws

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WSJ.COM – Oil ETF Is Down 83% So Far This Year

As oil prices plummeted in April, U.S. Oil Fund (USO) exchange-traded fund took it on the chin. And short-selling activity soared. The $3.2 billion futures-based ETF saw shorting activity pick up after a lull in early April. USO ETF is

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WSJ.COM – Strong Flows in Bond ETFs After Fed Interest

Exchange-traded funds focused on non-investment-grade bonds rallied in April after the Federal Reserve signaled interest in buying ETFs exposed to the sector to support the markets. Investment-grade bond funds benefited, too. To read the full story subscribe to WSJ.com 🔑🔒

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WSJ.COM – SPY ETF Sees Spike in Volatility

Panic selling in many funds caused large inflows for some of the largest broad-market index funds. State Street’s SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) gained the highest inflows for the ETF industry at $11 billion for the month of March. To

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WSJ.COM – ETF Closures Continue at Brisk Pace

The first two months of 2020 saw a record number of exchange-traded funds close—a reflection of the flurry of new ETFs that have tried to attract investors in recent years, many of them unsuccessfully. To read the full story subscribe

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WSJ.COM – Passive Investing Gains Traction in Europe

The European appetite for exchange-traded funds has increased, and BlackRock iShares continues to dominate with the largest market share. Morningstar predicts European-listed ETFs will hit $1 trillion in assets under management this month. To read the full story subscribe to WSJ.com 🔑🔒

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WSJ.COM – Japan’s Topix ETFs Continue to Attract Cash

Japan doesn’t get nearly the attention from global investors that it did in the glory years for its stock market. But exchange-traded funds that track the Tokyo Stock Price Index (Topix) have attracted heavy buying during the past three years.

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WSJ.COM – Brexit Jitters Trigger ETF Outflows

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) absorbed net outflows of $405 million in September 2019 amid continuing political turmoil in the U.K. as the government wrestled with how to leave the European Union. To read the full story subscribe to WSJ.com  🔑🔒

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WSJ.COM – Vegans May Soon Have an ETF

Investors who identify as passionate vegans and environmentalists may soon have an exchange-traded fund that invests according to those principles. To read the full story subscribe to  WSJ.com  🔑🔒

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HedgeWeek Profile: Valley Forge Capital Management

High conviction investment ideas rule at Valley Forge Capital Management, a Wayne, Pennsylvania-based equity hedge fund manager with around $450 million in assets. Here, founder Dev Kantesaria explains the firm’s ‘different’ approach to value investing and why there’s no place for

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WSJ.COM – ETFs Join the Socially Responsible Investing Surge

ETF issuers are jumping on the ESG bandwagon. But many haven’t had a chance to prove they can perform strongly over time. To read the full story subscribe to  WSJ.com  🔑🔒

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Euromoney: Swedish krona in line of fire amid Brexit

Violent swings in the Swedish krona are expected in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote, say analysts, as elevated positioning exacerbates the currency’s risk-on/risk-off status.

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The Wall Street Journal, May, 9, 2016

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Tanzeel Akhtar trained as a foreign correspondent at the University of Helsinki, Finland and newspaper journalist at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.
NCTJ Qualified - Media Law, Public Administration and Shorthand 100wpm.

Contributed to The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Bloomberg, Investing.com, Benzinga, The Street, Kitco News, Financial Times' This is Africa, African Business Magazine, CNBC, Hedge Week, Campden Family Office, Citywire, Modern Investor, Spear's Wealth Management Magazine, The Local, Euromoney, Yahoo! Finance, Global Investor, ETF.com, CIO UK, Forbes, Funds Global Asia and Portfolio Institutional.

She has held full-time positions at Interactive Investor, Fund Strategy, Money Marketing, Money Observer, Mining Journal, Marketing Week, Futures and Options Intelligence and Waters Technology. Interned at The Independent, South Wales Argus and Lancashire Evening Post.

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