ETF Expert Corner

Wes Gray’s “Quantitative Momentum”
  |   December 20th, 2016

Wes Gray, CEO at Alpha Architect, discusses his new book “Quantitative Momentum” and explains key factors when implementing a momentum-based investing approach.

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Head of U.S. iShares Discusses Growing “ETF Movement”
  |   December 13th, 2016

Martin Small, Head of U.S. iShares, explains why ETFs aren’t just an industry, they’re a movement.

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Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas Highlights Key Trends in ETFs & Investing
  |   December 6th, 2016

Eric Balchunas, Senior ETF Analyst at Bloomberg, highlights several key trends shaping the investment landscape, explaining the potential longer-term implications to investors.

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Jay Hatfield on MLPs, InfraCap MLP ETF
  |   November 29th, 2016

Jay Hatfield, Co-Founder & President of Infrastructure Capital Advisors, explains the basics of energy-focused master limited partnerships (MLPs) and spotlights the InfraCap MLP ETF (AMZA).

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iSectors CIO Chuck Self Spotlights Post-MPT Growth ETF
  |   November 22nd, 2016

Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer at iSectors, spotlights the Post-MPT Growth ETF (PMPT) and discusses the post-election investment environment.

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AEI’s Mike Strain on Potential Economic Impact of Trump’s Presidency
  |   November 15th, 2016

Mike Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, offers his perspective on the election outcome and discusses the potential economic impact of Trump’s presidency.

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CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth Covers the Election, ETFs, & DOL Fiduciary Rule
  |   November 8th, 2016

Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, discusses the potential shorter-term impact of the election outcome on several ETFs and also shares his perspective on the Department of Labor fiduciary rule.

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iShares’ Tushar Yadava Spotlights Residential Real Estate Capped ETF
  |   November 1st, 2016

Tushar Yadava, Investment Strategist at iShares, spotlights the iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (REZ) and discusses recent trends in the residential rental market.

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iShares’ Tushar Yadava Talks Presidential Election, Minimum Volatility ETF
  |   October 25th, 2016

Tushar Yadava, Investment Strategist at iShares, offers perspective on potential investment implications of the upcoming presidential election and spotlights the iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF (USMV).

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Deutsche’s Rob Bush Discusses Multi-Factor Investing, Comprehensive Factor ETFs
  |   October 18th, 2016

Rob Bush, ETF Strategist with Deutsche Asset Management, explains multi-factor investing and spotlights the Deutsche X-Trackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF (DEUS).

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Reality Shares CEO Eric Ervin on Investing in Dividend Growth
  |   October 11th, 2016

Eric Ervin, President & CEO of Reality Shares, explains the concept of dividend growth investing and spotlights the Reality Shares DIVS ETF (DIVY).

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Bryce Doty Spotlights Sit Rising Rate ETF, Talks Fed
  |   October 4th, 2016

Bryce Doty, Senior Portfolio Manager at Sit Investment Associates, spotlights the Sit Rising Rate ETF (RISE) and offers some thoughts on the current interest rate environment.

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Marie Dzanis Talks “Smart Beta”, FlexShares ESG ETFs
  |   September 27th, 2016

Marie Dzanis, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust, offers her perspective on “smart beta” and spotlights two recently launched FlexShares ETFs tilted towards companies scoring high in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.

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Mike LaBella Explains Legg Mason’s Low Volatility High Dividend ETFs
  |   September 20th, 2016

In part 2 of our series spotlighting Legg Mason’s ETFs (listen to part 1 here), Mike LaBella – Portfolio Manager at QS Investors, explains a low volatility high dividend approach to investing.

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IndexIQ’s Sal Bruno Spotlights Momentum-Based Bond ETFs
  |   September 13th, 2016

Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ, discusses a smart beta approach to bonds and spotlights the IQ Enhanced Core Bond U.S. ETF (AGGE) & IQ Enhanced Core Plus Bond U.S. ETF (AGGP).

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World Gold Council’s Artigas Discusses Gold’s 2016 Surge & Gold ETFs
  |   August 30th, 2016

Juan Carlos Artigas, Director of Investment Research at the World Gold Council, discusses some of the key drivers behind gold’s surge this year and explains how physically-backed gold ETFs are structured.

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Portfolio Manager Mike LaBella Discusses Solution-Driven Legg Mason ETFs
  |   August 23rd, 2016

Mike LaBella, Portfolio Manager at QS Investors, offers his views on the shortcomings of market cap weighting and spotlights the Legg Mason lineup of Diversified Core ETFs.

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ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood on Investing in Disruptive Innovation ETFs
  |   August 16th, 2016

Cathie Wood, Founder & CEO of ARK Invest, offers her perspective on disruptive innovation and spotlights the ARK lineup of disruptive innovation ETFs.

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U.S. Global Investors CEO Frank Holmes Spotlights Jets ETF
  |   August 9th, 2016

Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors, spotlights the U.S. Global Jets ETF (JETS) and goes in-depth on the airline industry.

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Van Eck’s Fran Rodilosso Spotlights New Emerging Markets Bond ETF
  |   August 2nd, 2016

Fran Rodilosso, Portfolio Manager at Van Eck, spotlights the recently launched Vectors Emerging Markets Investment Grade USD Sovereign Bond ETF (IGEM) and discusses balancing risk versus return when investing in emerging market debt.

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Morningstar’s Ben Johnson on Intersection of Sustainable Investing & ETFs
  |   July 26th, 2016

A growing area of investing is sustainable or socially responsible investing, where companies are screened based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.  Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF Research at Morningstar, discusses his recent article on the topic, offering perspective on the intersection of sustainable investing and ETFs.

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REX Shares Founder & CEO Explains Gold Hedged ETFs
  |   July 19th, 2016

Greg King, Founder & CEO of REX Shares, spotlights the REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 ETF (GHS) and the REX Gold Hedged FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (GHE).

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PureFunds CEO Andrew Chanin Spotlights Video Game ETF, Drone ETF
  |   July 12th, 2016

Andrew Chanin, CEO of PureFunds, spotlights their Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR) and offers some thoughts on the recent Pokemon craze sweeping the country.  Andrew also highlights the PureFunds Drone Economy Strategy ETF (IFLY).

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PowerShares’ Tom Boccellari on Generating Portfolio Income
  |   June 28th, 2016

Tom Boccellari, Fixed Income Product Strategist at PowerShares, offers his perspective on the search for yield in a low rate environment and highlights several income-focused PowerShares ETFs.

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Kevin Carter Offers Perspective on Emerging Markets, Highlights EMQQ ETF
  |   June 14th, 2016

Kevin Carter discusses current opportunities in emerging market stocks and highlights EMQQ the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ).

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Amplify’s Christian Magoon Talks Online Retail ETF, Current ETF Landscape
  |   June 7th, 2016

Christian Magoon, Founder & CEO of Amplify ETFs, spotlights the Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY) and offers his perspective on the current ETF landscape.

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Steven Schoenfeld Spotlights BlueStar Israel Technology ETF
  |   May 31st, 2016

Steven Schoenfeld, Founder & CIO of BlueStar Global Investors, discusses the dynamic Israeli tech sector and spotlights the BlueStar Israel Technology ETF (ITEQ).

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Annie Wyatt Spotlights CrowdInvest Wisdom ETF
  |   May 24th, 2016

Annie Wyatt, CEO of CrowdInvest, explains the “Wisdom of Crowds” theory and spotlights the CrowdInvest Wisdom ETF (WIZE).

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Pacer’s Sean O’Hara Highlights Strategy-Driven ETFs
  |   May 17th, 2016

Sean O’Hara, Director of Pacer Financial, spotlights the Pacer lineup of strategy-driven ETFs.

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Meb Faber’s “Invest with the House”
  |   May 10th, 2016

Meb Faber, Co-Founder & CIO of Cambria Investment Management, discusses his new book “Invest with the House“.  What if you had information allowing you to invest with the smart money managers?  Meb explains how investors can copy the stock picks of some of the world’s most successful investment managers.

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iShares’ Matt Tucker Discusses Current Bond Market, Spotlights ETFs
  |   May 3rd, 2016

Matt Tucker, Head of iShares Fixed Income Strategy, offers his perspective on the current bond market, discusses individual bonds versus bond ETFs, and spotlights several iShares bond ETFs including AGG, TIP, & FLOT.

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Global X’s Jay Jacobs Talks Multifactor Investing, Smart Beta ETFs
  |   April 26th, 2016

Jay Jacobs, Director of Research at Global X, discusses multifactor ETFs, including spotlighting Global X’s lineup of Scientific Beta ETFs.

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ISE’s Kris Monaco on ETF Growth & Innovation
  |   April 19th, 2016

Kris Monaco, Head of ISE ETF Ventures, discusses the incredible innovation occurring in the ETF space and how investors benefit.  ISE partners with a number of ETF providers and has been involved in one of the most successful ETF launches ever, the PureFunds Cyber Security ETF (HACK).

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Tierra Funds’ Jamie Anderson Spotlights Latin America REIT ETF (LARE)
  |   April 12th, 2016

Jamie Anderson, Managing Principal at Tierra Funds, spotlights the Tierra XP Latin America Real Estate ETF (LARE).

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MarketGrader’s Carlos Diez & Brady Lipp Spotlight Barron’s 400 ETF
  |   March 29th, 2016

MarketGrader’s Carlos Diez and Brady Lipp spotlight the Barron’s 400 ETF, including discussing the recent rebalancing of its underlying index.

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Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas on New ETF Book
  |   March 15th, 2016

Eric Balchunas, Senior ETF Analyst at Bloomberg, discusses his new book “The Institutional ETF Toolbox“, which seeks to help all investors better understand and utilize ETFs.

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Brad Loncar Spotlights Cancer Immunotherapy Index
  |   March 8th, 2016

Brad Loncar, Head of Loncar Investments, joins us in studio to spotlight the index behind the Loncar Cancer Immunotherapy ETF (CNCR) and discuss the innovation occurring in cancer treatment.

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ETF Industry Pioneer Ben Fulton Discusses ETF Innovation, Elkhorn ETFs
  |   March 1st, 2016

Ben Fulton, ETF industry pioneer & CEO of Elkhorn Investments, talks about the early days of ETFs and the continued innovation since.  Ben also spotlights the Elkhorn S&P 500 Capital Expenditures ETF (CAPX) and the Elkhorn FTSE RAFI U.S. Equity Income ETF (ELKU).

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Abnormal Returns’ Tadas Viskanta on Investor Behavior, ETFs
  |   February 23rd, 2016

Tadas Viskanta, Founder & Editor of Abnormal Returns, offers his perspective on the importance of investor behavior and the proliferation of ETFs.

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IndexIQ’s Kevin DiSano Talks 50% Currency Hedged ETFs, Hedge Fund ETFs
  |   February 16th, 2016

Kevin DiSano, Chief Portfolio Strategist at IndexIQ, discusses negative interest rates and highlights several ETFs to consider in this environment.

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PureFunds CEO Spotlights Cyber Security, Mobile Payments, & Big Data ETFs
  |   February 9th, 2016

Andrew Chanin, CEO of PureFunds, spotlights their Cyber Security ETF (HACK), Mobile Payments ETF (IPAY), and Big Data ETF (BDAT).

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StateStreet’s Dave Mazza Spotlights Innovative Technology ETF
  |   February 2nd, 2016

Dave Mazza, Head of Research for SPDR ETFs at StateStreet Global Advisors, spotlights the recently launched SPDR FactSet Innovative Technology ETF (XITK).

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AEI’s Michael Strain on U.S. Economy
  |   January 19th, 2016

With stocks struggling to begin the year, we discuss the state of the U.S. economy with the help of Michael Strain, Deputy Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

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Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray Spotlights Momentum ETFs
  |   January 12th, 2016

Wes Gray, CEO & Chief Investment Officer at Alpha Architect, spotlights their new MomentumShares ETFs and explains the merits of a momentum-based approach to investing.

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