All About CAPX: Elkhorn’s Capital Expenditures ETF

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The S&P 500 Capital Expenditures Portfolio (CAPX) is the first ETF launched by Elkhorn, a firm founded by former PowerShares executive Ben Fulton in 2013. Elkhorn's first ETF offers a unique twist on exposure to large-cap U.S. stocks, replicating an index designed to include the companies with the highest "capex efficiency" from the S&P 500. Continue reading →

Beware These 3 Potential Pitfalls of Equal Weight ETFs

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Equal weight strategies have become increasingly popular in the ETF world in recent years, with investors pouring billions into funds that institute a simple "twist" on traditional stock exposure. Led by the Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (RSP), the results have generally been impressive; RSP has beaten the "simple" cap-weighted S&P 500 by nearly 150 basis points annually over the past decade.  Continue reading →