ETF Insights

The Dynamics of Liquidity and Investing
December 16th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

BlackRock’s Matt Tucker explains the concept of liquidity and sheds some light on the dynamics of liquidity and exchange traded funds: I’ve been getting questions recently about liquidity, specifically in the context of exchange traded funds (ETFs). Liquidity is a hot topic in financial markets these days, so let’s spend a little time going over it. […]

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Taking Advantage of Tax Loss Harvesting with ETFs
December 4th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by WisdomTreeETFs. For financial advisors, this is the time of the year to talk taxes with their clients, especially if they have capital gains. Investors may be unaware that their mutual funds can have capital gains—even when the market is down. In fact, even when a mutual fund’s NAV is down, it […]

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3 Steps for Better Retirement Saving and Investing Habits
November 13th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Nelli Oster, PhD, Director and Investment Strategist at BlackRock Consider the following choices: 1. You are offered a snack to eat now—would you prefer a chocolate bar or an orange? 2. You are offered a snack now to eat next week—would you prefer a chocolate bar or an orange? People predominantly […]

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Millennials Leading ETF Charge
October 27th, 2015 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. A recent Charles Schwab ETF investor survey found that Exchange Traded Funds are playing an increasingly important role in investors’ portfolios.  While this comes as no surprise, the survey highlighted some notable differences in the use […]

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How Diversifying Can Help You Manage Market Mayhem
September 30th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Heather Pelant, Personal Investor Strategist at BlackRock The recent market volatility, while not unexpected, has certainly been hard for any investor to digest. If you are feeling a tad queasy, you aren’t alone. It’s an apt moment to pause and remind ourselves of the importance of diversification to help your portfolio […]

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An Index Card with All the Financial Advice You’ll Ever Need
August 18th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

Amazingly, it’s been said the best financial advice can fit on a single index card.  In an unnecessarily complicated investment world, we thought this was a wonderful exercise and loved the idea so much, we decided to give it a shot:

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What To Do When Financial News Headlines Jump Out at You
August 13th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Heather Pelant, Personal Investor Strategist at BlackRock I’ve written about how my aunt calls me when the markets worry her. Needless to say, she’s been calling a lot. Rising interest rates. Sinking oil prices. A strong dollar and weak earnings. Greece, China and Puerto Rico. The news headlines make hay of […]

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The ETF Store Show Moves to New Time, Now Simulcast on 99.3FM
July 30th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

We are excited to announce that, beginning August 4th, The ETF Store Show will air from 3 – 4pm CST every Tuesday.  Previously, the show aired from 9 – 10am CST on Tuesdays.  Union Broadcasting, Inc., which owns and operates ESPN 1510AM, recently purchased 99.3FM.  All ESPN 1510AM programming, including our show, will now be […]

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4 Things I’ve Learned From The ETF Store Show
June 24th, 2015 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. Nearly three years ago, we launched The ETF Store Show with the hope of providing an entertaining way to help educate investors on Exchange Traded Funds.  I always tell the story of walking into a local […]

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ETFs Provide Investors with Options
June 10th, 2015 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. Much has been written about the remarkable growth of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), along with their potential benefits.  Lower costs, tax efficiency, and transparency are just a few of the possible advantages of using ETFs in […]

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Is Your Advisor Working For You or Themselves?
June 3rd, 2015 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. If you work with a financial advisor, you might be surprised to learn they may not have a legal obligation to place your interests ahead of their own.  Let me repeat that.  Your financial advisor may […]

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Q&A with ETF Store President Nate Geraci
May 27th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

ETF Store President Nate Geraci recently sat down for a wide-ranging interview with ETF Reference’s Editor in Chief Andy Hagans to discuss the changing investment advisory landscape, ETFs, and robo-advisors. Read the full interview here.

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The ETF Store Launches iPortfolios
March 16th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

New fully automated, online investment service offers low-cost ETF portfolios The ETF Store, Inc. announced today the launch of a new online investment service offering, iPortfolios. The new service provides investors with The ETF Store’s exchange-traded fund portfolios through a fully-automated online investment platform. The firm has partnered with Sunnyvale, CA-based Upside, a technology company […]

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WisdomTree: How to Invest in European Equities in 2015
February 26th, 2015 by ETF Store Staff

The following was written by Jeremy Schwartz, Director of Research at WisdomTree. Listen to Jeremy’s most recent interview on “The ETF Store Show” here. Europe has been one of the most exciting equity markets in 2015. With the S&P 500 Index up 2.30% through February 17, 2015, euro-area stocks in local currency1 are up 10.32% […]

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Recapping 2014 & Looking Ahead to 2015
January 15th, 2015 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. Heading into 2014, most market prognosticators confidently expected interest rates to rise and stocks to struggle eking out low single-digit gains.  After all, with lofty 30%+ returns from U.S. stocks in 2013, valuations were surely stretched […]

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