Tag: Disruptive Tech

You Should Expect a Housing Boom this Summer: Here’s Why

We are currently in the midst of one of the strongest housing markets the country has ever seen. Home prices have appreciated by 20.6% between March 2020 and March 2022.[1] By now, we all have an idea of how this happened—low-interest rates, easy money policy, demand driven by a new post-covid lifestyle, and a housing… Read more »

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: The Time for Cyber Security is Now

As tensions soar amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict, many experts consider the threat of cyber attacks to be imminent. Cyber attacks on businesses and government agencies have noticeably climbed following Russia’s invasion. Critical infrastructure such as financial institutions, governments, and utilities are all potential targets, and spillover attacks against non-primary targets are expected to become increasingly… Read more »

Travel Trends of 2022

The Travel & Tourism sector was ravaged by COVID-19 concerns, mandated lock-downs, and international mobility restrictions. In 2020, the global Travel & Tourism industry lost USD 4.5 trillion. Hit particularly hard, the sector’s overall contribution to GDP declined by 49.1% from 10.4% in 2019 to 5.5% in 2020, compared to a global GDP decline of… Read more »

The Future of Real Estate Tech

For many people, purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions and transforming events of a person’s life. It is also one of the most frustrating and inefficient processes that often takes months to complete with considerable transaction costs. While other industries have evolved to take advantage of new technologies to create timing and… Read more »

Unprecedented Times Yield Extraordinary Innovations

Think back to the “space race” in the latter half of the 20th century. A plethora of new technologies were necessary in order to achieve the ultimate goal of putting a man in space. In the end, the world achieved this historic milestone, but the byproducts yielded from this monumental objective would have a lasting… Read more »

2020 Cyber Security Recap

HACK: +40.83%* in 2020 Although cyber security headlines were probably not top of mind for all given 2020’s news cycle, this did not slow down bad actors who use cyber security, or lack thereof, to effect and infect the world around them. Highly visible Twitter accounts were targeted to push a Bitcoin agenda, Marriott was hacked… Read more »

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: 2/2/21

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: Vol. 01 | 2/2/21 Top 2020 performers and a “Cinderella Story” to start off the new year. #3: Israeli Tech ITEQ: +59.93%* in 2020 Clean Energy and Internet Software stocks were the two biggest drivers of ITEQ®‘s index. Mix in a new outlook on politics with “The Abraham Accords” in the… Read more »

ETFMG Adds Biotech to their Thematic ETF Lineup with GERM

SUMMIT, N.J.–(June 18, 2020) — ETFMG, a leading thematic ETF issuer, announced today the launch of its latest innovative exchange traded fund, the ETFMG Treatments, Testing and Advancements ETF (NYSE Arca: GERM). GERM seeks to answer investor demand for direct exposure to the biotech companies directly engaged in the testing and treatments of infectious diseases…. Read more »

ETFMG Extends Sponsorship of UFC Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik

ETFMG Extends Sponsorship of UFC Veteran Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik SUMMIT, N.J., May 7, 2020 — ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), an industry leader in bringing innovative thematic ETFs to market, has announced the extension of its headline-making partnership with powerhouse UFC heavyweight, Alexey Oleynik. The extension of this unique sponsorship comes ahead of Oleynik’s upcoming fight in… Read more »