It remains to be seen whether the relative underperformance of developed international stocks versus U.S. stocks escalates into something worse. But AdvisorShares isn’t waiting.
The company rolled out its second bear market themed ETF, the AdvisorShares Athena International Bear ETF (HDGI).
HDGI shorts international stocks and follows the successful launch of the AdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF (HDGE).
Although both funds employ the general goal, how they execute is quite different.