By Carolyn DionNEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Small investors targeting new exchange-traded funds that tout long-term objectives are finding a confusing state of affairs: apparent liquidity coupled with unnerving volatility. While I've often focused on
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund where we have detected an approximate $108.9 million dollar inflow -- that's a 13.7% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 37,150,002 to 42,250,002). Among the largest underlying components of MDIV, in trading today First Trust Tactical HY Etf is down about 0.3%, American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.
Target-date ETFs are being shuttered amid lack of investor demand, however several alternatives exist that may offer better returns for ETF investors.