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How dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions are performing in the current market environment

4th Quarter | 2023

Quarterly recap



Current market environment performance of dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions.

In November, 22 exchange-traded products (“ETPs”) were added to the ETF Deathwatch and 22 were removed, keeping the total at 516.

Eleven products were removed due to delisting, and 11 products were removed due to improved health. All 22 additions were due to low trading volume.

Forty-seven ETPs on Deathwatch this month have been in the market for at least 10 years, including many short ETPs.

The average asset level of the threatened ETPs on ETF Deathwatch increased from $8.61 million to $9.19 million, and 29 products had less than $2 million in assets. The average age of products on the list increased from 45.51 months to 47.19 months, and the number of products at least 5 years of age decreased from 113 to 112. The largest ETP on the list had an AUM of $24.99 million, while the smallest had assets of just $509,600.

Here is the Complete List of 516 ETPs on ETF Deathwatch for November 2023 compiled using the objective ETF Deathwatch Criteria.

The 22 ETPs added to ETF Deathwatch for November due to low trading volume:

  1. Qraft AI-Pilot US Large Cap Dynamic Beta Etf (AIDB)
  2. Virtus LifeSci Biotech Product ETF (BBP)
  3. ETRACS MarketVector Business Development Companies Liquid Index ETN (BDCZ)
  4. BNY Mellon Innovators ETF (BKIV)
  5. BNY Mellon Women's Opportunities ETF (BKWO)
  6. BlackRock Large Cap Value ETF (BLCV)
  7. Global X MSCI China Energy ETF (CHIE)
  8. Global X MSCI China Consumer Staples ETF (CHIS)
  9. iShares MSCI Finland ETF (EFNL)
  10. ProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE (EFO)
  11. Tactical Advantage ETF (FDAT)
  12. Franklin Intelligent Machines ETF (IQM)
  13. Global X Carbon Credits Strategy ETF (NTRL)
  14. Putnam Emerging Markets EX-China Etf (PEMX)
  15. AdvisorShares Q Dynamic Growth ETF (QPX)
  16. Robinson Alternative Yield Pre-Merger SPAC ETF (SPAX)
  17. Clockwise Core Equity & Innovation ETF (TIME)
  18. IQ Ultra Short Duration Etf (ULTR)
  19. Virtus Duff & Phelps Clean Energy ETF (VCLN)
  20. Virtus Newfleet Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF (VSHY)
  21. AXS Esoterica NEXTG Economy ETF (WUGI)
  22. X-Square Municipal Income Tax Free ETF (ZTAX)

The 11 ETPs removed from ETF Deathwatch for November due to delisting:

  1. BAD ETF (BAD)
  2. BlackRock Future Innovators ETF (BFTR)
  3. Virtus Newfleet Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF (BLHY)
  4. Global X Founder - Run Companies ETF (BOSS)
  5. Merlyn AI SectorSurfer Momentum ETF (DUDE)
  6. Global X Education ETF (EDUT)
  7. Global X Emerging Markets Internet & E-commerce ETF (EWEB)
  8. Global X China Innovation ETF (KEJI)
  9. ConvexityShares 1x Spikes Futures ETF (SPKX)
  10. ConvexityShares Daily 1.5x Spikes Futures ETF (SPKY)
  11. Merlyn AI Bull-Rider Bear-Fighter ETF (WIZ)

The 11 ETPs removed from ETF Deathwatch for November due to improved health:

  1. AOT Growth And Innovation ETF (AOTG)
  2. Invesco BulletShares 2029 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJT)
  3. Democratic Large Cap Core ETF (DEMZ)
  4. John Hancock Corporate Bond ETF (JHCB)
  5. iShares BBB Rated Corporate Bond ETF (LQDB)
  6. Harbor International Compounders ETF (OSEA)
  7. USCF Dividend Income Fund (UDI)
  8. Acruence Active Hedge U.S. Equity ETF (XVOL)
  9. JPMorgan BetaBuilders 1-5 Year US Aggregate Bond ETF (BBSA)
  10. BlackRock Floating Rate Loan ETF (BRLN)
  11. VanEck Egypt Index ETF (EGPT)

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