Tag: Smart Beta

OppenheimerFunds’ Dave Mazza Discusses Smart Beta ETFs

Dave Mazza, Head of ETF Investment Strategy at OppenheimerFunds, offers perspective on the growing smart beta ETF category, including highlighting Oppenheimer’s revenue weighted and factor-based approach to investing.  Nate & Conor discuss Vanguard’s move into active ETFs and provide an update on the DOL fiduciary rule.

OppenheimerFunds’ Dave Mazza Discusses Smart Beta ETFs

Dave Mazza, Head of ETF Investment Strategy at OppenheimerFunds, offers perspective on the growing smart beta ETF category, including highlighting Oppenheimer’s revenue weighted and factor-based approach to investing.

PowerShares’ John Feyerer Goes In-Depth on Smart Beta ETFs

John Feyerer, V.P. Equity ETF Product Strategy at PowerShares, goes in-depth on smart beta, including spotlighting several popular PowerShares ETFs.

The Paradox of Skill

Nate & Jason discuss an excellent Abnormal Returns piece on bracketology, active management, and the paradox of skill.  John Feyerer, V.P. Equity ETF Product Strategy at PowerShares, goes in-depth on smart beta, including spotlighting several popular PowerShares ETFs.

IndexIQ’s Sal Bruno Spotlights Momentum-Based Bond ETFs

Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ, discusses a smart beta approach to bonds and spotlights the IQ Enhanced Core Bond U.S. ETF (AGGE) & IQ Enhanced Core Plus Bond U.S. ETF (AGGP).

The Rise of Smart Beta ETFs

Nate & Conor offer key takeaways from Morningstar’s annual ETF conference, where smart beta ETFs stole the show.  Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ, discusses a smart beta approach to bonds and spotlights the IQ Enhanced Core Bond U.S. ETF (AGGE) & IQ Enhanced Core Plus Bond U.S. ETF (AGGP).

Portfolio Manager Mike LaBella Discusses Solution-Driven Legg Mason ETFs

Mike LaBella, Portfolio Manager at QS Investors, offers his views on the shortcomings of market cap weighting and spotlights the Legg Mason lineup of Diversified Core ETFs.

The Automation of Active Management

“Smart beta” ETFs have been one of the fastest growing segments of the overall ETF universe.  Nate & Conor explain why traditional active mutual fund companies are launching, and investors are gravitating to, these ETFs.  Also, Mike LaBella, Portfolio Manager at QS Investors, offers his views on the shortcomings of market cap weighting and spotlights the Legg Mason lineup […]

Global X’s Jay Jacobs Talks Multifactor Investing, Smart Beta ETFs

Jay Jacobs, Director of Research at Global X, discusses multifactor ETFs, including spotlighting Global X’s lineup of Scientific Beta ETFs.

Smart Beta ETF Basics

Smart beta ETFs are one of the fastest growing segments of the investment world.  We explain the basics and offer some thoughts on whether these ETFs may be right for you.  Also, Jay Jacobs, Director of Research at Global X, discusses multifactor ETFs, including spotlighting Global X’s lineup of Scientific Beta ETFs.