ETF Insights

3 Ways ETFs Have Revolutionized The Bond Market
July 26th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Matthew Tucker, Head of iShares Americas Fixed Income Strategy. Fifteen years ago this week the first bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) debuted, changing the way investors can access fixed income markets. At first, only four iShares bond ETFs were available, with just a small amount of assets and access limited to Treasuries […]

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Are You a Glass Half Empty or Glass Half Full Investor?
July 12th, 2017 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. A noteworthy story from the first half of 2017 was the historically low volatility in the stock market.  Considering the never-ending litany of stories on President Trump, the Federal Reserve, and concerns over North Korea, […]

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Guest Lineup
July 5th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

One of the “most helpful plain-English resources for investors who want to demystify exchange-traded funds” – Bloomberg BusinessWeek All guest interviews are available through our featured section “ETF Expert Corner” at etfstore.com.  Interviews typically run 10 – 15 minutes and can be played directly from your mobile device.  Full podcasts of The ETF Store Show […]

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For Investors, “Home Bias” Can Lead To A Failure To Launch
June 21st, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Bill McNabb, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vanguard. “Buy what you know.” It’s one of the adages of investing, and it has plenty of intuitive appeal. After all, the familiar seems inherently less risky. It’s no wonder that many investors heavily tilt their portfolios toward the stocks and bonds of […]

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What Makes ETFs Tax Efficient?
April 24th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Paige Corbin, Capital Markets Associate with WisdomTree. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have many benefits that have caused them to expand in terms of assets and offerings over the past decade. In the United States alone, the ETF industry has grown to over $2.7 trillion in assets.1 Not only are ETFs typically low […]

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Quarterly Update
April 12th, 2017 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. In last quarter’s commentary, we discussed the fallacy of predictions, highlighting the difficult year “experts” experienced in forecasting everything from the Brexit vote to the U.S. presidential election.  The conclusion was simply that nobody has […]

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The Conventional Wisdom of Active Management
April 11th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Chris Tidmore, CFA, is a senior investment strategist in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group. Last year, I ran a seven-day race in the Sahara Desert. The second most-common question I got about the race was, “How did you get all the water you needed?” (The most common question was “Why—are you crazy?!”) […]

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Guest Lineup
April 3rd, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

One of the “most helpful plain-English resources for investors who want to demystify exchange-traded funds” – Bloomberg BusinessWeek All guest interviews are available through our featured section “ETF Expert Corner” at etfstore.com.  Interviews typically run 10 – 15 minutes and can be played directly from your mobile device.  Full podcasts of The ETF Store Show […]

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5 Questions to Ask Your Advisor About ETFs
January 26th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Hollie Fagan, Head of BlackRock’s Registered Investment Advisor business. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have joined mutual funds and individual stocks as mainstream investment tools, and their popularity is only growing. The past year saw record flows into stock and bond ETFs. Today, one in four U.S. investors owns ETFs, according to […]

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Quarterly Update
January 12th, 2017 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. “I try not to get involved in the business of prediction. It’s a quick way to look like an idiot.” – Award-winning author Warren Ellis There is a natural human desire to know what the future […]

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