Tag: Smart Beta

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.

PowerShares’ John Feyerer on Smart Beta ETFs

John Feyerer, Vice President of ETF Product Management at PowerShares, discusses the growth of smart beta ETFs and where they might fit in your investment portfolio.  John also highlights one of the most popular currency ETFs, the PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish ETF (ticker UUP).

PowerShares’ John Feyerer on Smart Beta ETFs

John Feyerer, Vice President of ETF Product Management at PowerShares, discusses the growth of smart beta ETFs and where they might fit in your investment portfolio.  Nate and Jason also explain three things every investor should be doing right now.