Invest politically with stock etfs

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Invest politically with stock etfs

Post by whatchamacallit » Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:33 pm

I am just learning of these politically motivated etfs. I knew a little bit about some the climate change funds but didn't think much of them.

This MAGA fund has great performance.

https://www.investpolitically.com/fund-summary/

I wasn't even aware these types of funds existed. I feel like they could really cause a rift if they get some publicity traction.
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Re: Invest politically with stock etfs

Post by pugchief » Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:33 pm

whatchamacallit wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:33 pm
I am just learning of these politically motivated etfs. I knew a little bit about some the climate change funds but didn't think much of them.

This MAGA fund has great performance.

https://www.investpolitically.com/fund-summary/

I wasn't even aware these types of funds existed. I feel like they could really cause a rift if they get some publicity traction.
Why do they need to charge .72% ?
I would be so on this except I'm an investing cheapskate. 0.15% is about my limit these days.
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Re: Invest politically with stock etfs

Post by jalanlong » Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:39 pm

Don’t forget this one:

https://www.globalxetfs.com/funds/cath/

I think there are only 2 ETFs to target conservatives whereas there are dozens that target traditionally liberal values.
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Re: Invest politically with stock etfs

Post by whatchamacallit » Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:07 pm

Looks like it is DEMZ vs MAGA

https://www.axios.com/etf-maga-demz-pol ... 9c241.html

Demz has lower expense ratio but the question is will they take less now but end up taking a lot more later?




These religious values funds are even more interesting. A little bit of a rabbit hole for me that I never gave much thought to.
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Post by Kriegsspiel » Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:36 pm

In Jesse Felder's most recent podcast, with Adam Rozencwajg, they talk about how the funds that only want to invest in clean energy are constrained by their own logic, and have to forego companies that are less polluting (greener) than the ones they own. He also talks about how capital is being malinvested into wind energy.

It might sound boring but I thought it was pretty interesting, which goes for a lot of Felder's podcasts.
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