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ETFG Select List

About the ETF Global Select List  The ETF Global Select List has been designed to support both Financial Professionals and Investors with their respective Exchange-Traded-Fund selection processes.  Once the investor’s risk tolerance, investment goals and resulting asset-allocation have been determined, the ETFG Select List points to the highest-rated equity ETFs to fit the investment needs and goals of that specific portfolio.

Developed by the Research Policy Committee at ETF Global, the ETFG ETF Select List features the 5 most highly-rated ETFs by Sector, Geographic Region and Strategy as ranked by the ETFG Quant model.  This handy reference guide enables you to quickly and easily identify ETFs which meet your chosen criteria.  Because the list highlights just five ETFs per category and the ETFG Quant model is cross-sectional in its rankings, each ETF on the list has earned its respective spot by achieving the highest relative scoring versus its eligible peer group.  This select list is meant to be a quick reference guide and not to replace checking the daily ETFG Quant Rankings, Green Diamond Reward Ratings and Red Diamond Risk Ratings.  To best support the ETF selection process, ETF Global strongly encourages users to perform a more comprehensive review by utilizing the additional tools and resources available at www.etfg.com to further research and diligence exchange-traded-funds.

About the ETFG Quant Model:  The universe of equity ETFs reviewed by ETFG Quant represents the broadest range of industry groups, sectors and geographic regions. The ETFG Quant model assigns a daily ranking to all relevant products using proprietary algorithms and employing dozens of industry metrics to gauge how likely an equity ETF will outperform the market in the foreseeable future.  ETFG Quant evaluates four primary categories that drive the results of the model:

For detailed information regarding the ETFG Quant Model, please review the ETFG Quant White Paper at (www.etfg.com/quant-white-paper) or review all the Equity ETFs ranked by ETFG Quant at http://www.etfg.com/research/quant.

 

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ETFG ratings and rankings are statements of opinion as of the date they are expressed and not statements of fact or recommendations to purchase, hold, or sell any securities or to make any investment decisions. ETFG ratings and rankings should not be relied on when making any investment or other business decision.  ETFG’s opinions and analyses do not address the suitability of any security.  ETFG does not act as a fiduciary or an investment advisor.  While ETFG has obtained information from sources they believe to be reliable, ETFG does not perform an audit or undertake any duty of due diligence or independent verification of any information it receives.

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This material is not intended as an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security or other financial instrument. Securities, financial instruments or strategies mentioned herein may not be suitable for all investors.  Any opinions expressed herein are given in good faith, are subject to change without notice, and are only correct as of the stated date of their issue.  Prices, values, or income from any securities or investments mentioned in this report may fall against the interests of the investor and the investor may get back less than the amount invested.  Where an investment is described as being likely to yield income, please note that the amount of income that the investor will receive from such an investment may fluctuate.  Where an investment or security is denominated in a different currency to the investor's currency of reference, changes in rates of exchange may have an adverse effect on the value, price or income of or from that investment to the investor.

The information contained in this report does not constitute advice on the tax consequences of making any particular investment decision.  This material does not take into account your particular investment objectives, financial situations or needs and is not intended as a recommendation of particular securities, financial instruments or strategies to you nor is it considered to be investment advice. Before acting on any recommendation in this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, if necessary, seek professional advice.

ETFG Weekly Select List - April 10, 2017