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Why ‘index’ the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

There are three reasons why today’s transformations are not merely a continuation of the Third Industrial Revolution but rather the arrival of a Fourth and distinct one: velocity, scope, and systems impact. The speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is disrupting almost every industry in every country. The possibilities of billions of people connected by mobile devices, with unprecedented processing power, storage capacity, and access to knowledge, are unlimited.

Why trade on Motif?

The Motif trading platform offers a unique and secure way to invest in up to 30 stocks at a time for a single trading fee. Investors can control the weight of stocks within a motif, and add stocks or ETFs to already purchased motifs.

What are Index Motifs?

Similar to the low-cost exchange-traded funds, Index Motifs track the composite value of baskets of companies that define the 4th Industrial Revolution.

When does the Index re-balance?

The Index is rebalanced quarterly, occurring on the last day of March, June, September, and December of each year.

What are trading fees?

Pay just $9.95 per motif trade or $4.95 per single stock trade. Please click here for pricing details.

How are companies selected?

All applicable companies are analyzed based on our Eligibility Criteria, and those that meet our requirements are selected to be included in the Index

For more details please see the Eligibility Criteria section on page 5 in the Methodology report.

Where to start?

The most common approach to investing in the 4th Industrial Index is to buy a single Index Motif every 3 months.

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