Tag: etf

For Investors, “Home Bias” Can Lead To A Failure To Launch

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 […]

Thematic ETFs: Separating Fads from Long-Term Trends

Thematic ETFs, which typically provide exposure to narrower, evolving segments of the stock market, have their proponents and detractors.  Nate & Conor discuss both sides of the debate and explain several key considerations when investing in thematic ETFs.  Jay Jacobs, Director of Research at Global X, offers his perspective on thematic investing and spotlights several […]

A Conversation with Global X’s Jay Jacobs on Thematic ETFs

Jay Jacobs, Director of Research at Global X, offers his perspective on thematic investing and spotlights several Global X thematic ETFs (BOTZ, SOCL, & PAVE).

DOL Fiduciary Rule Update, Bitcoin, & the Rise of Robotics

The long-awaited DOL fiduciary rule, which requires brokers to put clients’ best interest first when providing investment advice on retirement accounts, takes partial effect on June 9th.  Nate & Conor explain why the rule is needed and how it is already impacting the investment landscape.  Nate & Conor also discuss the skyrocketing price of bitcoin and […]

ROBO Global’s Chris Buck Explains Index Behind ROBO ETF, Discusses Robotics Landscape

Chris Buck, Head of Capital Markets & Sales at ROBO Global, explains the index behind the ROBO Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (ROBO) and discusses the growth potential of the rapidly-evolving robotics industry.

Best of The ETF Store Show

We revisit some of our favorite recent segments including why we believe ETFs should be thought of as a new technology, our take on ETFs being referred to as weapons of mass destruction, our rant against Jim Cramer’s anti-ETF rant, and a deep-dive into the “world’s cheapest ETF portfolio”.

KCG’s Phil Mackintosh Discusses Best ETF Trading Practices, ETF Liquidity

Phil Mackintosh, Head of Trading Strategy & Analysis at KCG, discusses best ETF trading practices and explains key considerations when evaluating ETF liquidity.

Toroso’s Mike Venuto Spotlights Index Underlying the ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF

Mike Venuto, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Toroso Investments, spotlights the index behind the recently launched ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF (TETF) and offers his outlook on the rapidly growing ETF space.

ETFs in Focus: Best Trading Practices, Capitalizing on Industry Growth

Phil Mackintosh, Head of Trading Strategy & Analysis at KCG, discusses best ETF trading practices and explains key considerations when evaluating ETF liquidity.  Also, Mike Venuto, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Toroso Investments, spotlights the index behind the recently launched ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF (TETF) and offers his outlook on the […]

World Gold Council’s Juan Carlos Artigas on Current Gold Market, Demand Trends

Juan Carlos Artigas, Director of Investment Research at the World Gold Council, offers perspective on the current gold market, the latest gold demand trends, and potential drivers of gold moving forward.  Nate & Conor discuss the recent low volatility in the stock market and spotlight the SPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust (GLDW).