Daily Stock Pick: July 1st, 2022

Stocks slid lower to start the first session of the year’s second half after closing out the worst first half in fifty years. For the first six months of 2022, the Dow shed more than 15%, and the S&P 500 lost 20.6%. Tech stocks have had an especially tough year as recession fears rose along with sky-high inflation. The Nasdaq Composite is deep in bear market territory, down 32% from its November 2021 ATH and 29.5% lower so far in 2022.  

Given the sluggish backdrop for high-priced tech stocks, bearish investors may want to go near-term short on the Nasdaq- 100 Index. Today we’ll highlight the method many of the pros on Wall Street use for doing just that. However, you don’t need to be a professional to employ this tactic.  

The ProShares Short QQQ (PSQ) fund offers inverse exposure to an index comprised of the 100 largest nonfinancial securities on the NASDAQ, making it a potentially attractive option for investors looking to bet against this sector of the U.S. economy.  

It’s important to note that PSQ is designed to deliver inverse results over a single trading session, with exposure resetting monthly. Investors considering this ETF should understand how that nuance impacts the risk/return profile and realize the potential for “return erosion” in volatile markets. PSQ should definitely not be found in a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio but may be a useful tool for more active investors looking to either hedge existing exposure or bet on a decline in the top nonfinancial NASDAQ securities.

ProShares Short QQQ (PSQ) Data Summary

  • Net Assets   1.11B
  • Expense Ratio  0.95%
  • Average Daily Volume $60.72M

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