ProShares Perspectives

A look at the issues and trends affecting markets and investors today.

See how dividend strategies closed out 2020 and learn about the challenge of finding durable dividends in 2021.
2/12/20
While it’s a new year, the market’s trajectory is still dependent on a pending economic recovery. What does it mean for investors?
Simeon Hyman
02/08/21
Thematic investing may help investors navigate uncertain markets. See some of the leading and lagging themes from 2020 and get our outlook for 2021.
Scott Helfstein
01/26/21
In our 2021 Market Outlook, we'll take a look at the data, help to provide clarity and see what opportunities may be revealed in the coming year.
Simeon Hyman
01/20/21
The acceleration of e-commerce continued in Q3. What will happen as we enter the holiday shopping season?
Simeon Hyman
12/15/20
How did markets react to a vaccine on the way, a U.S. election and other November events?
Simeon Hyman
12/11/20
With the growing potential for market volatility in the months ahead, investors may want to consider strategies for hedging their portfolios.
Leks Gerlak
11/15/20
Taking a bigger picture view of the markets and a closer look at valuation.
Simeon Hyman
11/13/20
Four dynamic changes are creating a new world—and investment opportunity.
Scott Helfstein
10/07/20
With red across market segments, we discuss the smoking gun of S&P 500 corporate earnings.
Simeon Hyman
10/03/20
How companies that meet specific pet needs have fared and where potential growth opportunities may be found.
Daniel Bush
9/30/20
A look at value stocks and dividend growth strategies as investors rebalance portfolios.
9/11/20
Read about the impacts of COVID-19 on pet care and how the industry has shown strong performance in previous recessions.
Daniel Bush
8/3/20
A look at e-commerce acceleration, Walmart vs. Amazon, and ProShares' retail indexes.
Simeon Hyman
7/15/20
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Feb. 2021 Market Commentary: Is January 2021 the Thirteenth Month of 2020?
While it’s a new year, the market’s trajectory is still dependent on a pending economic recovery. What does it mean for investors?
Market Outlook 2021: A Quest for Clarity Amid Confusion
In our 2021 Market Outlook, we'll take a look at the data, help to provide clarity and see what opportunities may be revealed in the coming year.
Dec. 2020 Commentary: A Vaccine and the U.S. Election Nears Resolution
How did markets react to a vaccine on the way, a U.S. election and other November events?
Nov. 2020 Commentary: Is It Really All About the Election?
Taking a bigger picture view of the markets and a closer look at valuation.
Oct. 2020 Commentary: Finally, a Month in the Red. Now What?
With red across market segments, we discuss the smoking gun of S&P 500 corporate earnings.
Sept. 2020 Commentary: More Mixed Data—and the Markets Continue to Rise
With red across market segments, we discuss the smoking gun of S&P 500 corporate earnings.
Aug. 2020 Commentary
The Virus Situation Worsened, Yet Markets Rose.
Audio Market Commentary: Kieran Kirwan, CAIA, August 3, 2020
Senior Investment Strategist Kieran Kirwan discusses earnings and a potential change in market leadership.
Jul. 2020 Commentary
Green Shoots Versus the Virus: A Look at International Developed Equities, Interest Rates, and Equity Quality at a Reasonable Price
Jun. 2020 Commentary
Markets Continued Remarkable Recovery—Despite the Pandemic, Tentative Reopening, Trade Tensions and Political Unrest
May 2020 Commentary
A Dividend Paradox, the Fed Goes into Action, and Thematic Opportunities Appear
Apr. 2020 Commentary
We take a look at historic market correlations and examine unprecedented changes that have affected equity and fixed income markets.
Audio Market Commentary: Simeon Hyman, CFA, April 2, 2020
Correlations of equities in the drawdown—examining the drawdown.
Audio Market Commentary: Simeon Hyman, CFA, March 26, 2020
A closer look at the fiscal stimulus as well as Fed actions with Simeon Hyman.
Audio Market Commentary: Simeon Hyman, CFA, March 19, 2020
Equities and fixed income in light of the pandemic selloff.
Mar. 2020 Commentary
The coronavirus continued to wreak havoc on markets in the month of February.
Dividend Viewpoint: Dividends Have Stabilized After a Challenging 2020: What Comes Next?
See how dividend strategies closed out 2020 and learn about the challenge of finding durable dividends in 2021.
Expectations Shattered: Will Trends of 2020 Persist or Revert?
Thematic investing may help investors navigate uncertain markets. See some of the leading and lagging themes from 2020 and get our outlook for 2021.
An Online Holiday Season: Pandemic-Driven Acceleration of E-commerce Continues
The acceleration of e-commerce continued in Q3. What will happen as we enter the holiday shopping season?
Inverse ETFs: A Hedging Strategy Amid Rising Volatility
With the growing potential for market volatility in the months ahead, investors may want to consider strategies for hedging their portfolios.
Investing in Transformational Changes
Four dynamic changes are creating a new world—and investment opportunity.
A Closer Look at the Pet Care Industry's Resilience During the Pandemic
How companies that meet specific pet needs have fared and where potential growth opportunities may be found.
How Is the Pet Care Industry Performing in the Pandemic So Far?
Read about the impacts of COVID-19 on pet care and how the industry has shown strong performance in previous recessions.
A Tale in Three Charts: How Has E-Commerce Transformed Retail?
A look at e-commerce acceleration, Walmart vs. Amazon, and ProShares' retail indexes.
Market Disruptions? It’s More of the Same for Retailers
Bricks-and-mortar store closures. E-commerce claiming a bigger share of the retail pie. COVID-19 may have created a new daily reality, but for retailers, is it more of the same?
COVID-19, Dividends and Legislative Risk
The Importance of Dividends and the Impact of the Pandemic
How Quality Affects Dividend Outcomes
The Quality-Based Differences Developing in Dividends
Dividend Resilience for Today’s Markets
What is the likely source of their resiliency, both current and historical? Quality.
Dividend Growth Beyond Large Caps
Discovering the Dividend Growth Advantage Beyond Large Caps
Dividend Viewpoint: Beware the Value Trap
A look at value stocks and dividend growth strategies as investors rebalance portfolios.

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