Timber Hill LLC Purchases Shares of 22,900 SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE)

Timber Hill LLC bought a new stake in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEARCA:KRE) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 22,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,361,000. SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF makes up approximately 1.4% of Timber Hill LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 12th biggest holding. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. JPMorgan Chase &…

Over-the-Counter Trading as the Latest Battleground to Secure Institutional Investment

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With the increasing trend for major financial institutions to invest in Bitcoin, United States crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase announced the launch of over-the-counter (OTC) trading for institutional customers on Nov. 27. OTC trading allows investors to carry out direct trades with each other. It means that the company’s institutional users won’t be trading through a crypto exchange or an intermediary. Coinbase’s latest trading initiative began on June 6, when President and COO Asiff Hirji explained that obtaining a regulatory license would enable the company to set off on…

Flow Traders U.S. LLC Increases Position in iShares MSCI France ETF (EWQ)

Flow Traders U.S. LLC lifted its position in iShares MSCI France ETF (NYSEARCA:EWQ) by 420.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 117,103 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 94,602 shares during the period. Flow Traders U.S. LLC owned 0.44% of iShares MSCI France ETF worth $3,676,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in EWQ. Bank…

Carret Asset Management LLC Grows Holdings in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (EWH)

Carret Asset Management LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (NYSEARCA:EWH) by 24.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,480 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,380 shares during the period. Carret Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF were worth $418,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Capital…

Invesco Financial Preferred ETF (NYSEARCA:PGF) Position Raised by United Asset Strategies Inc.

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United Asset Strategies Inc. grew its position in Invesco Financial Preferred ETF (NYSEARCA:PGF) by 92.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 10,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 4,814 shares during the period. United Asset Strategies Inc.’s holdings in Invesco Financial Preferred ETF were worth $182,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in…