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ETF Store Show: 2016’s Top 5 Most Downloaded Interviews
December 29th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

1) Tadas Viskanta, Founder & Editor of Abnormal Returns, offers his perspective on the importance of investor behavior and the proliferation of ETFs. Listen. 2) 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. Listen. 3) Ben Fulton, ETF industry pioneer & CEO of Elkhorn Investments, […]

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The Simple, Straightforward, and Nearly Foolproof Approach to Investing
October 25th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Bill McNabb, chairman and chief executive officer of Vanguard. If you think you’ve had reason to feel uneasy about the investment environ­ment lately, you’re not imagining things. In just the past few months, we’ve seen economic uncertainty, intense political polarization, and super-low bond yields. Yet at the same time, the stock […]

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Quarterly Update
October 10th, 2016 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“.   “Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria.” – Sir John Templeton Between the contentious presidential election, negative discourse surrounding Federal Reserve monetary policy, lack of corporate […]

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Guest Lineup
October 4th, 2016 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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Chart: The Rise of ETFs and Passive Investing
September 23rd, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following is courtesy of Visual Capitalist: Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

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Our Favorite Investing Quotes
September 22nd, 2016 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. Some of the brightest minds in history have either tried their hand at investing, or closely observed the financial markets.  As investors, we have the fortune of being able to learn from their experiences.  Here are […]

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Enemies of Investment Sucess
September 22nd, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Fran Kinniry, head of portfolio construction in Vanguard’s Investment Strategy Group. I will not make you wait for my thesis: Intuition and nostalgia are enemies of your investment success. For your benefit, you should shun investment choices based on intuition and nostalgia and look for opportunities to replace them with sound […]

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How Do Negative Interest Rates Work?
August 26th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Matt Tucker, Head of iShares Americas Fixed Income Strategy. There is a lot of confusion surrounding negative interest rates. Matt breaks it down and explains what going negative really means. Today I am taking a brief detour from writing about the different international bond markets. Instead, my focus is on something […]

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This Is What Change Looks Like
August 24th, 2016 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. Imagine our world just fifteen years ago.  There was no Facebook, iPhone, streaming movies on Netflix, Airbnb – the list goes on and on.  For many people, these products and services have simply become ordinary aspects […]

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Quarterly Update
July 13th, 2016 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. In many respects, the second quarter of 2016 was a case of “same song, different dance”, bearing striking similarities to the first quarter.  You may recall the visual we provided in our last quarterly update, depicting […]

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Guest Lineup
July 7th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The ETF Store Show is one of the “most helpful plain-English resources for investors who want to demystify exchange-traded funds” – Bloomberg BusinessWeek Note that all of our 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 […]

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Quarterly Update
April 12th, 2016 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. The first quarter of 2016 was historic.  After the worst selloff to begin a year in history, with the S&P 500 ultimately plunging nearly 11%, stocks reversed course and staged an equally historic rally.  The S&P […]

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Schedule
April 8th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

Bloomberg Senior ETF Analyst Eric Balchunas recently released a book on ETFs, now referred to as the “ETF Bible” by some industry insiders.  “The Institutional ETF Toolbox” seeks to help all investors better understand and utilize Exchange Traded Funds.  We were honored that The ETF Store Show was featured in the book as an educational […]

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First, Do No Harm
March 29th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Donald Bennyhoff, senior investment analyst in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group. On my computer monitor, I have taped a small piece of paper with the words primum non nocere. It’s Latin—a “dead” language that pervades modern life—for “first, do no harm.” The underpinnings of the Hippocratic oath, it is as applicable to […]

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3 Tax Things to Consider for Your Investment Portfolio
March 26th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Heather Pelant, Head of BlackRock Personal Investing. Somewhere between a root canal and a trip to Hawaii lies doing our taxes. However, I find this to be an opportune time to reflect across all your financials. As of March 11 this income tax season, the IRS has already received over 74 million returns […]

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Don’t file your taxes before reading these 5 IRA tips!
March 1st, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Maria Bruno, senior retirement strategist in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group. It’s that time of year again. The holidays are over and Punxsutawney Phil is promising an early spring, but before that we’re still in the thick of tax season! While tax season usually conjures images of 1040s, W-2s, and sifting through […]

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Investment Costs: Boring, Confusing, & Absolutely Critical
February 19th, 2016 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. What gets you more excited?  High investment returns or low investment costs?  If you are like the vast majority of people, big returns are what really get the juices flowing.  We invest our money to earn […]

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New Year, New Investing Strategy: Exploring ETFs
February 1st, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Matt Tucker, CFA, is the iShares Head of Fixed Income Strategy. If your New Year’s resolution involves learning something new, and your investment portfolio could withstand a new approach, you may want to consider ETFs. Matt Tucker walks you through the basics. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or new to the […]

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Quarterly Newsletter – January 2016
January 13th, 2016 by ETF Store Staff

In our most recent quarterly commentary, we discuss the challenging market environment in 2015 and offer some recommendations on how best to approach your investment portfolio in 2016.  You can view our newsletter here.

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