ETF Expert Corner

iShares’ Tushar Yadava Recaps Stocks in 2015 & Looks Ahead to 2016
  |   December 22nd, 2015

Tushar Yadava, Investment Strategist at iShares, looks back on the year that was in stocks and looks ahead to 2016.

WisdomTree’s Jeremy Schwartz on Currency Hedging
  |   December 15th, 2015

Jeremy Schwartz, Director of Research at WisdomTree, breaks down the decision of whether or not to hedge currency exposure in your international stock positions.

Alpha Architect’s Jack Vogel on New Book “DIY Financial Advisor”
  |   November 24th, 2015

Alpha Architect’s Jack Vogel, one of the authors of “DIY Financial Advisor“, discusses key investor takeaways from his new book including why you should be wary of “investment experts”.

Vanguard’s Ed Saracino Discusses Bond Market, Bond ETFs
  |   November 17th, 2015

Ed Saracino, Senior Investment Analyst at Vanguard, discusses navigating bonds in today’s challenging environment and also spotlights several Vanguard bond ETFs.

2-for-1 Index Owner Neil Macneale on Stock Splits
  |   November 10th, 2015

Neil Macneale, owner of the 2-for-1 Index which powers the USCF Stock Split ETF (TOFR), explains stock splits and why he believes investors can benefit from them.

AlphaClone’s Jadallah & Bredemann Spotlight Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA)
  |   October 13th, 2015

AlphaClone’s Maz Jadallah & Brad Bredemann spotlight the AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA), which seeks to replicate top stock picks from prominent hedge fund managers.

ClipperData’s Matt Smith Explains Current Oil Market Dynamics
  |   October 6th, 2015

Matt Smith, Director of Commodity Research at ClipperData discusses current oil market dynamics including the impact of slowing global economic growth and the remarkable U.S. shale boom.

IndexIQ’s Kevin DiSano Spotlights Alternative ETFs
  |   September 29th, 2015

IndexIQ’s Executive V.P. & Chief Portfolio Strategist, Kevin DiSano, spotlights hedge fund replication and currency hedged ETFs including the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI) and the IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE International ETF (HFXI).

Simeon Hyman Talks ProShares ETFs, Importance of Alternative Investments
  |   September 22nd, 2015

Simeon Hyman, Head of Investment Strategy at ProShares, discusses the importance of alternative investments and spotlights several ProShares ETFs.

World Gold Council’s Artigas on the Role of Gold in a Portfolio, Current Gold Market
  |   September 1st, 2015

Juan Carlos Artigas, Director of Investment Research at the World Gold Council, explains the merits of owning gold in a portfolio and offers his perspective on the current gold market.

FactSet’s Dave Nadig on ETF Growth and Innovation
  |   August 11th, 2015

Dave Nadig, Vice President & Director of ETFs at FactSet and contributor, discusses recent ETF growth trends and offers his thoughts on several new ETFs to hit the market.

StateStreet’s Dave Mazza Talks ETF Flows, Spotlights Bond ETF
  |   July 28th, 2015

Dave Mazza, Head of Research for SPDR ETFs at StateStreet Global Advisors, discusses where ETF investors have been placing their money in 2015 and also spotlights the SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF (TOTL).

Morningstar’s Ben Johnson Discusses Active vs. Passive Management
  |   July 14th, 2015

Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF Research at Morningstar, offers his perspective on active and passive management, including the recent investor shift towards index-based investments and the important role of investment costs.

Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray & Jack Vogel on Value, Momentum Investing
  |   June 30th, 2015

Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray and Jack Vogel explain value and momentum investing, including the underlying investor behaviors driving the returns of both.

Ben Carlson: A Wealth of Common Sense
  |   June 16th, 2015

Ben Carlson, institutional portfolio manager and popular investment blogger, discusses his new book A Wealth of Common Sense explaining how simplicity trumps complexity in any investment plan.

BlackRock’s Richardson Discusses Impact of Stronger Dollar, Role of Currency-Hedged ETFs
  |   April 28th, 2015

Heidi Richardson, Global Investment Strategist at BlackRock, discusses the impact of a stronger dollar on key markets around the world and explains where currency-hedged ETFs might fit in your portfolio.

Award-Winning Author Gary Antonacci on Momentum Investing
  |   April 21st, 2015

Gary Antonacci, author of the award-winning book Dual Momentum Investing, explains the merits of a momentum-based approach to investing and also discusses the importance of indexing and investment costs.

Pioneer of SPDR Gold Shares Joins Us In Studio
  |   April 14th, 2015

George Milling-Stanley, who helped pioneer and launch the SPDR Gold Shares (ticker GLD), joins us in studio to talk gold ETFs, the role of gold in your portfolio, and gold price catalysts. George, who is Head of Gold Investment Strategy at State Street Global Advisors, has 40+ years of experience in the gold market.

Marie Dzanis Talks FlexShares ETFs, ETF Growth
  |   March 31st, 2015

Marie Dzanis, Head of Distribution at Northern Trust Asset Management, spotlights several FlexShares ETFs and offers some thoughts on the growing popularity of ETFs.

Deutsche’s Dodd Kittsley Explains Currency Hedged ETFs
  |   March 17th, 2015

Dodd Kittsley, Head of ETF Strategy at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, explains how currency hedged ETFs work and their potential role in your investment portfolio.

First Trust’s Dan Waldron on Firm’s Growth, ETF Lineup
  |   March 10th, 2015

Dan Waldron, Senior Strategist at First Trust, discusses the firm’s tremendous growth and innovative lineup of ETFs.

PowerShares’ John Feyerer on Smart Beta ETFs
  |   February 24th, 2015

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).

Abnormal Returns Founder Tadas Viskanta Offers Key Lessons for Investors
  |   February 17th, 2015

Tadas Viskanta, Founder & Editor of the popular investment blog Abnormal Returns, offers key lessons for investors culled over his years of blogging and own investing experience.