TD Ameritrade | October 01, 2020
In a recent TD Ameritrade appearance, Simeon Hyman says the key to thematics is not to “get so focused on what happened in the pandemic” but instead “make sure you’re thinking about an idea that may have been accelerated by the pandemic.” He argues online retail is “an enduring trend” that has much room for growth, stating that even with the lockdown in Q2, bricks-and-mortar retail made up 84% of sales—online retail only made up 16%. The video features a number of ProShares funds including ONLN, which targets retailers that principally sell online or through other non-store channels; PAWZ, which invests in a range of companies that stand to potentially benefit from the proliferation of pet ownership, and the emerging trends affecting how we care for our pets; and NOBL, which invests in high-quality companies that have not just paid dividends but grown them for at least 25 consecutive years. See ONLN performance and holdings. See PAWZ performance and holdings. See NOBL performance and holdings. Watch the clip.
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