Market Volatility Center

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Markets Continued Remarkable Recovery—Despite the Pandemic, Tentative Reopening, Trade Tensions and Political Unrest
Simeon Hyman
6/11/20
The global pandemic has upended nearly every aspect of our lives. But for retailers, the forced closure of bricks-and-mortar stores and consumer shift to online shopping are unfortunately more of the same. Read more about retail disruption in a post-pandemic world.
Simeon Hyman
5/8/20
It may be difficult to focus on a declining equity market during a bull market. But, while sometimes you’ll see a downturn coming, other times you’ll have little if any warning.
Leks Gerlak
3/24/20
Global Investment Strategist Simeon Hyman, CFA provides audio commentary about the markets.
Simeon Hyman
4/2/20
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Market Commentary: June 2020
Markets Continued Remarkable Recovery—Despite the Pandemic, Tentative Reopening, Trade Tensions and Political Unrest
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?
Market Commentary: May 2020
A Dividend Paradox, the Fed Goes into Action, and Thematic Opportunities Appear
Market Commentary: April 2020
We take a look at historic market correlations and examine unprecedented changes that have affected equity and fixed income markets.
ProShares Perspectives: April 02, 2020
Global Investment Strategist Simeon Hyman, CFA provides audio commentary about the markets.
ProShares Perspectives: March 26, 2020
Global Investment Strategist Simeon Hyman, CFA provides audio commentary about the markets.
ProShares Perspectives: March 19, 2020
Global Investment Strategist Simeon Hyman, CFA provides audio commentary about the markets.
Market Commentary: March 2020
The coronavirus continued to wreak havoc on markets in the month of February.
Part I: The Significance of Portfolio Hedging
Here we discuss strategies for mitigating the effects of market downturns, specifically portfolio hedging.
Part II: Strategies for Hedging Your Portfolio
There are several common hedging strategies investors can use to help mitigate portfolio risk. Here we discuss how to use them, as well as their pros and cons.
Part III: The Efficacy of Hedging with Inverse ETFs
Here we provide several case studies that illustrate the potential effectiveness of using ProShares inverse ETFs to hedge different asset classes under different market conditions.
Basics of Alternative and Geared Investing
Access materials that provide an overview of leveraged and inverse investing.
ETF Trading and Liquidity
Learn more about how ETFs trade and some best practices for trading ETFs.
Performance of ProShares ETFs, March 2020
Compare the performance of ProShares strategic ETFs against the indexes they follow and key benchmarks.

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