11.02.2014 - ETF assets fell to $1.64 trillion in January
ETP assets in the U.S. fell to $1.64 trillion as of January 31, 2014, due to outflows and market declines. Equity ETFs saw total assets decline by $60.9 billion while bond ETFs saw assets increase by $2.9 billion. January was marked by a sharp rise in the VIX, indicating that investors expect increased equity market volatility in the next 30 days. Historically, poor market timing by retail investors during periods of uncertainty has resulted in lower longā€term returns...............................................Full Article: Source
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