SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is one of, if not the largest ETF's based on net asset value, which currently sits at $177 billion. That should though come as no surprise since the ETF mimics the S&P 500 and is quite frankly the easiest way for investors to diversify their portfolio in stocks, while taking on no more risk than necessary. I often recommended this to others and refer to it as the best one stop shop for investors, regardless of their goals.
But recently, we have been seeing large amounts of money moving out of SPY. January 20th nearly $4 billion was pulled out, during two days, January 28th and 29th, more than $5 billion was removed, $2.4 billion on February 20th, another $2.3 billion on March 20th, another $9 billion from March 26th to the 30th, April 20th another $4 billion, from April 28th to May 1st $8 billion, and May 19th $3.3 billion was pulled out. Continue reading "Massive Amounts Of Money Are Leaving The US For Europe"