Lockdown measures catapulted the U.S. video games market to record level spending in 20201 and thrust video gaming consoles into the center of hundreds of millions of family rooms across the globe. While this phenomenon was likely a direct beneficiary of the pandemic, a “pandemic-like” event has provided a tailwind to the secular growth trend… Read more »
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 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 »
Video Game Tech Expert, Michael Pachter, discusses the GAMR ETF and video game technology sector on Bloomberg Radio (Originally aired: 3/31/20). The Wedbush ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR) is the first ETF to provide pure-play and diversified exposure to the video game technology sector, a dynamic intersection of technology and entertainment.
ETFMG Prime Mobile Payments ETF (IPAY) ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK) ETFMG Prime Junior Silver Miners ETF (SILJ) ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR) (Each a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”) Important Information Regarding each Fund’s March 2020 Rebalance The index provider for each Fund’s underlying index (each an “Underlying Index”), identified below, has announced… Read more »
Penny Arcade (PAX) started in 2004 in Bellevue, Washington born of a desire by webcomic authors Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik to hold a show exclusively for gaming. Today PAX events are held annually in Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, and San Antonio in the United States; and Melbourne in Australia. The PAX West Labor Day weekend… Read more »
16-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf from Pennsylvania celebrates winning the Fortnite World Cup1 Fortnite, the free-to-play, multi-faceted online video game, has taken the gaming world by storm since its debut in 2017. Quite simply, Fortnite pits 100 empty-handed players against each other on a virtual island, as they battle to be the last person standing. Originally… Read more »