The Ark Innovation ETF is having its worst start to a month on record, ahead of Cathie Wood’s CNBC interview


The hits hold on coming for Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund. The once-highflying ETF is on tempo for its longest string of losses, eight in a row, since a comparable skid ended Dec. 24, 2018.

The decline in ARK Innovation
ARKK,
-2.88%

is shaping up to be the worst start to a month for the ETF because it was created again in 2014, in accordance to Dow Jones Market Data.

The fund is down by practically 12% this week and is additionally setting the stage for its third straight weekly stoop as one of the most popular investments on Wall Street unravels at a spectacular price ahead of Wood’s look on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Friday at 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

The ARK disrupter is doubtless to reiterate her dedication to investments in techy, development names like Teladoc Health
TDOC,
-3.24%
,
Tesla Inc.
TSLA,
-1.10%
,
Square Inc.
SQ,
-3.41%

and Roku
ROKU,
-6.57%
.

Barron’s, nonetheless, writes that the ache for ARK may get worse before it gets better for the fund that delivered a 153% return in 2020. MarketWatch’s sister publication stated that redemptions could also be including to the promoting stress in some of the ETF’s small- and midcap holdings.

MarketWatch’s William Watts additionally writes that a downturn in ARK’s uptrend could bode unwell for the broader market, which has largely been supported by some of the largest names in tech which have largely thrived amid the pandemic’s stay-at-home protocols.

Despite the promoting, ARK Innovation nonetheless boasts a 94% acquire over the previous 12 months. By comparability, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
+0.93%

is up 46% over the previous 12 months, the S&P 500 index
SPX,
+0.82%

has gained 47% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index
COMP,
+0.37%

boasts a 53% return over the identical interval.