ETF Insights

Does Diversification Still Work?
December 20th, 2013 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. With the S&P 500 index up over 27% year-to-date and smaller cap stocks logging even larger gains, 2013 has been one of the more exciting years on record for investors in US stocks.  However, investors holding […]

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Is Your Active Mutual Fund Manager Beating the Market?
November 22nd, 2013 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. One of the great, age-old debates in investing is whether to use active or passive (index-based) investments when building a portfolio.  When investing in mutual funds and ETFs, investors typically fall squarely into one of three […]

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Unpleasant Surprise: Mutual Fund Capital Gain Distributions
October 31st, 2013 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. As the calendar turns to November and the end of the year quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the tax consequences of investments you hold in taxable accounts.  Taxes sometimes get lost in […]

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Fidelity (Finally) Makes Jump into ETFs
October 25th, 2013 by Nathan Geraci

While ETF assets have surged over the past five years, nearly tripling, Fidelity has watched assets in their actively managed stock mutual funds shrink 16% and corporate profits shrivel up.  We hate to say “we told you so”, but back in 2009, we explained why Fidelity had better move quickly to avoid “getting their lunch […]

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Commission-Free ETF Push Continues
October 24th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. Charles Schwab recently introduced 16 additional commission-free ETFs on their Schwab ETF OneSource platform, which […]

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PureFunds Co-Founder Chanin on Natural Resource ETFs
October 17th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. At The ETF Store, we’ve long championed building highly diversified portfolios that include asset classes […]

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WisdomTree’s Schwartz Discusses ETFs, Emerging Markets
October 10th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, Jeremy Schwartz, WisdomTree’s Director of Research, joined us to […]

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ETFs Making Inroads into 401(k)s
October 3rd, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we talked ETFs in 401(k)s and 401(k) rollovers.  With […]

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BlackRock’s Dodd Kittsley Talks iShares ETFs & Fund Flows
September 26th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. With nearly 300 US listed ETFs and over $600 billion in assets, BlackRock’s iShares ETFs […]

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YieldShares Founder Magoon on Income Investing & ETFs
September 19th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, YieldShares Founder and ETF industry veteran Christian Magoon joined […]

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Why Investment Costs Matter
September 12th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. If you understand nothing else about your portfolio, you should know this one simple fact:  […]

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Choosing the Right ETFs
September 5th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. With over 1,500 ETFs available and nearly 1,000 more filed with the SEC, it’s becoming […]

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World Gold Council’s Artigas on Gold Demand & Gold ETFs
August 29th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. For a wide variety of reasons, gold is an investment that generates sharp emotions from […]

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Is an Investment Advisor Right For You?
August 22nd, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. For many investors, particularly those invested in the markets over the past 15 years or […]

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Back to School: ETFs 101
August 16th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. With Exchange Traded Funds on pace for another year of record inflows and traditional mutual […]

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MCEE’s Mike English Discusses Importance of Financial Literacy
July 31st, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. Before reading any further, we think it would be well worth your time to do […]

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The ETF Store’s Nate Geraci Appears on Bloomberg Radio
July 26th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Nate Geraci, President of The ETF Store and Host of The ETF Store Show, made several appearances this week on Bloomberg Radio to discuss Exchange Traded Funds.  The ETF Report, hosted by Bloomberg’s Catherine Cowdery, is a daily feature covering specific ETFs and the ETF industry as a whole.  Geraci appeared consecutively on July 22nd, […]

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Global X CEO on Financial Markets, ETFs
July 25th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. With 35 ETFs and nearly $2 billion in assets, Global X offers an innovative lineup […]

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Chat with Morningstar’s Sam Lee
July 18th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. As Exchange Traded Funds have grown in popularity, investment research behemoth Morningstar has ramped up […]

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A Handful of ETFs, a Boatload of Diversification
July 3rd, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we explained how you can build an institutional caliber […]

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Vanguard’s Jim Rowley Joins Us to Talk ETFs
June 26th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, Jim Rowley, Sr. Investment Analyst at Vanguard, joined us […]

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IndexIQ CEO Adam Patti on ETFs
June 21st, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. Exchange Traded Funds are continuing to evolve and individual investors are reaping the benefits.  Investment […]

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We Talk Mortgage Market with Ryan Wiebe
June 12th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, First Mortgage Solutions President Ryan Wiebe joined us to […]

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RIA vs. Broker – Do You Know the Difference?
June 5th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. Do you know if your financial advisor is legally required to act in your best […]

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Costly Mistakes Can Derail Retirement
May 29th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we walked through the 8 common mistakes that retirees […]

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Asset Allocation and the Rise in the Popularity of ETFs
May 23rd, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we focused on a subject that sounds complex, but […]

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Estate Planning Not Just For the Wealthy
May 8th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, Jason Salinardi, estate planning attorney and co-founder of BridgeBuilder-Plans […]

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PBS’ “The Retirement Gamble” Must-See TV
May 1st, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. If you currently participate in a company 401k plan or even if you have an […]

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5 Questions You Must Ask Your Financial Advisor
April 25th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. Some investors select their financial advisor based on the name on the door – the […]

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The ETF Store’s Nate Geraci Named to Ingram’s 40 Under Forty
April 19th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Nate Geraci, President of The ETF Store, Inc., has been recognized as one of Kansas City’s most influential business leaders in Ingram’s 40 Under Forty program.  Since its debut in 1998, Ingram’s has set the standard for identifying the most accomplished business and community leaders in the region under 40 years of age.  Click here to view […]

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We Talk “ETF OneSource” with Schwab’s Eric Pollackov
April 18th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. Back in February, Charles Schwab announced what we called an “ETF Game Changer” – the […]

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Is Your Mutual Fund Manager “Eating Their Own Cooking”?
April 11th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. If you’re still investing in mutual funds, have you ever wondered whether your mutual fund […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Work with a Financial Advisor
April 4th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. It seems that just about everyone knows a financial advisor, but for a variety of […]

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Mutual Fund Underperformance Continues
March 27th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we discussed one of the primary reasons why we […]

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Fidelity Expands Commission Free ETFs
March 21st, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we discussed last week’s big announcement from Fidelity regarding […]

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PowerShares ETFs and the “Intelligent ETF Revolution”
March 14th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. PowerShares ETFs were the main topic on The ETF Store Show this past week as […]

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We Talk FlexShares ETFs with Marie Dzanis
March 7th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, Marie Dzanis, Head of Sales & Servicing at FlexShares, […]

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ETFs to Displace Mutual Funds?
February 21st, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we delved into the numerous potential benefits that ETFs […]

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ETFs Explained
February 14th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

If you’re new to ETFs, CNBC recently released an excellent short video providing a nice overview on Exchange Traded Funds and their potential benefits compared to mutual funds.  Watch below: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000147234 For additional information on ETFs and how they compare to mutual funds, download our free report “The ETF Advantage” by clicking here.

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Ari Weinberg Stops By to Talk ETFs
February 13th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, Ari Weinberg, contributor to The Wall Street Journal, joined […]

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ETF Game Changer from Schwab
February 9th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Charles Schwab, in a move sure to ripple across the entire ETF industry, announced on Thursday the launch of Schwab ETF OneSource, described as “a new ETF platform that gives investors and advisors access to the most commission-free ETFs anywhere in the industry”.  For all of the potential benefits that ETFs can provide investors – […]

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The Winner of ETF Price Wars? You!
February 8th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we discussed a Fortune Magazine article titled “The Great […]

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USCF CIO John Hyland on Commodity ETFs
January 30th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, John Hyland, Chief Investment Officer for United States Commodity […]

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Happy 20th Birthday, ETFs!
January 25th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the launch of […]

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Emotional Investing Leads to Underperformance
January 25th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Blackrock recently conducted a very interesting study whereby they examined 20-year investment returns for the average investor.  The results were not good. Over a 20-year period from 1992 – 2011, the average investor underperformed every single major asset class.  Here are the numbers: The primary reason for this disastrous performance by individual investors is reacting emotionally to […]

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We Talk SPDR ETFs with SSgA’s David Mazza
January 16th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, David Mazza, Head of ETF Investment Strategy for State […]

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5 Investing New Year’s Resolutions
January 10th, 2013 by ETF Store Staff

Listen to The ETF Store Show every Tuesday at 9am on ESPN 1510 as we cover everything you need to know about Exchange Traded Funds and the world of investing. Click here to listen to The ETF Store Show now. On our most recent radio broadcast, we offered five investing New Year’s resolutions to help […]

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