ETF Expert Corner’s Dave Nadig Offers 2020 ETF Predictions
  |   December 17th, 2019’s Dave Nadig recaps the year in ETFs and offers his 2020 predictions.

Morningstar’s Ben Johnson on ETFs’ Past, Present, & Future
  |   December 17th, 2019

Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF Research at Morningstar, recaps ETFs in 2019 and discusses broader trends that could impact ETFs in 2020 and beyond.

Astoria’s John Davi Recaps Year in Financial Markets, Looks Ahead to 2020
  |   December 17th, 2019

John Davi, Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Astoria Portfolio Advisors, highlights the year in the financial markets and looks ahead to next year’s key investment themes.’s Dave Nadig Goes In-Depth on Defined Outcome ETFs
  |   December 10th, 2019’s Dave Nadig goes in-depth on Defined Outcome ETFs, one of 2019’s biggest ETF success stories.

m+ funds’ Steve Houston on Defined Outcome Investing
  |   December 10th, 2019

Steve Houston, Principal at m+ funds, explains their lineup of defined outcome unit investment trusts and the future of structured products.

Principal’s Matt Raynor Explains Their ETF Approach
  |   December 10th, 2019

Matt Raynor, Head of Strategic Accounts at Principal, explains their approach to the ETF market and highlights several Principal ETFs.’s Drew Voros Highlights 2019 ETF Flows
  |   December 3rd, 2019’s Drew Voros highlights 2019 ETF flows and fields a variety of questions including on cannabis ETFs.

Vanguard’s Rich Powers Talks Bond ETFs
  |   December 3rd, 2019

Rich Powers, Head of ETF Product Management at Vanguard, discusses the year’s top two bond ETFs in inflows, the Vanguard Total International Bond ETF (BNDX) and the Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND).

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth Recaps ETFs in 2019, Looks Ahead to 2020
  |   December 3rd, 2019

Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, recaps the biggest ETF stories of 2019 and looks ahead to ETFs in 2020.’s Dave Nadig Discusses Schwab/TDA Deal, Recent ETF Filings
  |   November 26th, 2019’s Dave Nadig offers his take on Charles Schwab’s purchase of TD Ameritrade and combs through recent ETF filings.

Blue Tractor’s Simon Goulet Explains Rationale Behind “Non-Transparent” ETFs
  |   November 26th, 2019

Simon Goulet, Co-Founder of Blue Tractor Group, explains the rationale behind “non-transparent” ETFs and highlights Blue Tractor’s unique Shielded Alpha approach.

EMQQ’s Kevin Carter Spotlights Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF
  |   November 26th, 2019

Kevin Carter, Founder of EMQQ, spotlights the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF and explains the investment case for emerging market stocks.’s Lara Crigger Weighs in on ESG Debate
  |   November 19th, 2019’s Lara Crigger explains the merits of ESG investing and highlights recent flows into ESG ETFs.

YCharts CEO Sean Brown on ETF Due Diligence
  |   November 19th, 2019

YCharts CEO Sean Brown discusses the importance of ETF due diligence and tools available to help.’s Dave Nadig Explains Record Flows into Bond ETFs
  |   November 5th, 2019’s Dave Nadig explains the record flows into bond ETFs and discusses some of the biggest challenges in fixed income investing.

Northern Trust’s Brad Camden Talks High Yield Bonds, HYGV
  |   November 5th, 2019

Brad Camden, Director of Fixed Income Strategy at Northern Trust Asset Management, explains high yield bonds and spotlights the FlexShares High Yield Value Scored Bond Index Fund (HYGV).

Innovation Shares’ Matt Markiewicz Spotlights The Cannabis ETF (THCX)
  |   November 5th, 2019

Innovation Shares’ Matt Markiewicz goes in-depth on cannabis stocks and spotlights The Cannabis ETF (THCX).’s Dave Nadig on Active ETFs, Fractional Shares, & More
  |   October 29th, 2019

Dave Nadig, Managing Director of, talks Tesla’s earnings and active ETFs, fractional shares at Schwab, and more.

VanEck’s Gabor Gurbacs on SEC’s Bitcoin ETF Concerns
  |   October 29th, 2019

Gabor Gurbacs, Director of Digital Assets Strategy at VanEck/MVIS, discusses the SEC’s bitcoin ETF concerns and the future of bitcoin itself.

Bitwise’s Matt Hougan Discusses the Path Forward for a Bitcoin ETF
  |   October 29th, 2019

Matt Hougan, Global Head of Research at Bitwise, explains the path forward for a bitcoin ETF and offers several potential drivers of bitcoin.’s Drew Voros Highlights Recent ETF Launches
  |   October 22nd, 2019’s Drew Voros highlights several recent ETF launches and discusses the path to success for smaller ETF issuers.

ETF Industry Veteran Bob Tull on the Future of ETFs
  |   October 22nd, 2019

Bob Tull, Co-Founder & President of ProcureAM and long-time ETF industry veteran, offers perspective on the year’s biggest ETF stories and looks ahead to the future of ETFs.

Roundhill’s Will Hershey Explains Investment Case for Esports
  |   October 22nd, 2019

Will Hershey, Co-Founder & CEO of Roundhill Investments, spotlights the Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF (NERD) and goes in-depth on the investment case for Esports.’s Sumit Roy Highlights Year’s Best & Worst Performing ETFs
  |   October 15th, 2019’s Sumit Roy highlights this year’s best and worst performing ETFs.  Sumit also discusses year-to-date ETF flows and the SEC’s denial of Bitwise’s proposed bitcoin ETF.

SSGA’s Matt Bartolini Lays Out Case for Mid-Cap Stocks
  |   October 15th, 2019

Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, explains the investment case for mid-cap stocks and offers perspective on the recent broker wars.

BlueStar’s Steven Schoenfeld Discusses Emerging Market Indexes
  |   October 15th, 2019

Steven Schoenfeld, Founder & CIO of BlueStar Indexes, explains potential shortcomings of traditional emerging market indexes and spotlights the BlueStar Emerging Market Risk-Controlled Index.’s Dave Nadig on What Commission-Free Trading Means for Investors, ETF Issuers
  |   October 8th, 2019’s Dave Nadig discusses the recent moves by major brokerages to offer commission-free trading, including the impact to investors and ETF issuers.

GraniteShares’ Will Rhind Highlights New XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF, Talks Gold
  |   October 8th, 2019

Will Rhind, Founder & CEO of GraniteShares, highlights the new GraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF (XOUT), along with the GraniteShares Gold Trust (BAR).

Nottingham’s Kip Meadows Fields Rapid-Fire ETF Questions
  |   October 8th, 2019

Kip Meadows, Founder & CEO of Nottingham, offers a behind-the-scenes look at cannabis ETFs and fields rapid-fire ETF questions.’s Lara Crigger on Why “ETF Rule” Matters
  |   October 1st, 2019’s Lara Crigger goes in-depth on the recently approved “ETF Rule”, explaining what it is and why it matters to investors.

DWS’ Luke Oliver Talks Investing in China
  |   October 1st, 2019

Luke Oliver, Head of Index Investing at DWS, discusses investing in China, including spotlighting several Xtrackers China-focused ETFs.

Teucrium’s Sal Gilbertie Spotlights Agricultural Commodity ETPs
  |   October 1st, 2019

Sal Gilbertie, Founder of Teucrium, explains the investment rationale for agricultural commodity ETPs such as the Teucrium Corn Fund (CORN).’s Lara Crigger Provides Bitcoin ETF Update, Talks Real Estate ETFs
  |   September 24th, 2019’s Lara Crigger provides an update on the chances for a bitcoin ETF and discusses innovation in real estate ETFs, one of 2019’s best performing ETF segments.

ETFMG’s Sam Masucci on Pioneering the Marijuana ETF Space
  |   September 24th, 2019

Sam Masucci, Founder & CEO of ETFMG, spotlights the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ) and discusses pioneering the marijuana ETF space.  Sam also highlights the ETFMG Prime Mobile Payments ETF (IPAY).

EquBot’s Art Amador Explains AI-Powered ETFs
  |   September 24th, 2019

Art Amador, Co-Founder of EquBot, explains their artificial intelligence-powered ETFs and the threat AI poses to traditional active managers.’s Lara Crigger Spotlights New Vegan ETF
  |   September 18th, 2019’s Lara Crigger examines the new U.S. Vegan Climate ETF (VEGN), along with the growth prospects for ESG ETFs overall.

JP Morgan’s Jillian DelSignore Discusses Challenging Bond Market
  |   September 18th, 2019

Jillian DelSignore, Head of ETF Distribution at JP Morgan Asset Management, offers perspective on a challenging fixed income environment and highlights several JP Morgan bond ETFs.

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth Debunks “Passive Bubble” Claims, Talks ESG ETFs
  |   September 18th, 2019

Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, explains why claims of a “passive bubble” are unfounded and discusses everything from ESG ETFs to new ETF launches.’s Lara Crigger Explains Banner Year for Bond ETFs
  |   September 3rd, 2019’s Lara Crigger explains why investors are flocking to bond ETFs and highlights several ETFs benefiting from the demand.

Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas on ETF Flows, Fee War, New Launches, & More
  |   September 3rd, 2019

A conversation with Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas on some of the hottest stories in ETFs.

SL Advisors’ Simon Lack Spotlights American Energy Independence ETF
  |   September 3rd, 2019

Simon Lack, Managing Partner at SL Advisors, spotlights the American Energy Independence ETF (USAI) and lays out the investment case for midstream energy infrastructure.’s Lara Crigger on ETF Launches in 2019
  |   August 27th, 2019’s Lara Crigger discusses the recent slower pace of ETF launches and highlights several new ETFs finding success.

SSGA’s George Milling-Stanley Wades into Gold Versus Bitcoin Debate
  |   August 27th, 2019

George Milling-Stanley, Chief Gold Strategist at State Street Global Advisors, explains gold’s shining performance in 2019 and states his case on why bitcoin is no “digital gold”.

Chris Buck Spotlights Healthcare Tech & Innovation ETF
  |   August 27th, 2019

Chris Buck, Head of Capital Markets at ROBO Global, spotlights their Healthcare Technology and Innovation ETF (HTEC).’s Sumit Roy Discusses Recent Market Turmoil
  |   August 20th, 2019’s Sumit Roy offers perspective on the trade war, yield curve inversion, negative interest rates, gold, & more.

Cerulli’s Daniil Shapiro Goes In-Depth on Alternative Investments
  |   August 20th, 2019

Daniil Shapiro, Associate Director of Product Development at Cerulli Associates, discusses the latest research on alternative investments and provides an overview of the alternative ETF landscape.

Live from Camp Kotok with’s Dave Nadig
  |   August 13th, 2019’s Dave Nadig poses an important question to several Camp Kotok attendees: “What worries you the most that isn’t getting enough attention?”.

Lawrence Hamtil on Sectors, Equal Weighting, ETF Ideas, & More
  |   August 13th, 2019

Fortune Financial’s Lawrence Hamtil discusses the importance of sectors when evaluating markets, the merits of equal weighting, his ideas for new ETFs, and much more.

Defiance ETFs’ Paul Dellaquila Spotlights FIVG
  |   August 13th, 2019

Paul Dellaquila, President of Defiance ETFs, spotlights the Next Gen Connectivity ETF (FIVG) and talks thematic investing.’s Dave Nadig Discusses Investing in Video Games & eSports
  |   August 6th, 2019

With a 16-year-old recently winning $3 million in the first-ever Fortnite World Cup,’s Dave Nadig explains the big business of video gaming and eSports, along with investing in the space through ETFs.

Ralph Lehman on the Birth of ETFs
  |   August 6th, 2019

Ralph Lehman discusses his recently published book, “The Elusive Trade: How Exchange Traded Funds Conquered Wall Street”, which chronicles the birth of ETFs.

CMG’s Steve Blumenthal on Long/Flat Allocation ETF, Trend Following
  |   August 6th, 2019

Steve Blumenthal, Executive Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at CMG, spotlights the VanEck Vectors NDR CMG Long/Flat Allocation ETF (LFEQ) and talks trend following and current financial markets.

Cambria’s Meb Faber Talks Cannabis, Thematic Investing, & TOKE
  |   July 29th, 2019

Meb Faber, CEO & CIO at Cambria, highlights the brand new Cambria Cannabis ETF (TOKE) and explains why a cannabis fund is a thematic investment worth exploring.

Amplify ETFs’ Christian Magoon Spotlights CNBS, Discusses Future of Marijuana
  |   July 29th, 2019

Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs, spotlights the recently launched Amplify Seymour Cannabis ETF (CNBS) and paints the investment case for marijuana.

AdvisorShares’ Dan Ahrens on YOLO, Opportunities in Cannabis
  |   July 29th, 2019

Dan Ahrens, Portfolio Manager for the AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF (YOLO), explains his investment approach to the cannabis space and highlights the potential longer-term opportunities.’s Drew Voros on ESG Investing, Facebook
  |   July 23rd, 2019’s Drew Voros offers his perspective on ESG investing, including highlighting the example of Facebook.

Alpha Architect’s Ryan Kirlin Wades into ESG Debate
  |   July 23rd, 2019

Ryan Kirlin, Head of Capital Markets at Alpha Architect, voices concerns over ESG and explains why investors should keep a skeptical eye towards the space.

Validea’s John Reese Spotlights Market Legends ETF
  |   July 23rd, 2019

John Reese, Co-Founder & CEO of Validea Capital Management, spotlights the Validea Market Legends ETF (VALX).’s Lara Crigger Talks Latest Buzz Surrounding Pot ETFs
  |   July 16th, 2019’s Lara Crigger offers the latest surrounding marijuana ETFs, including the recently launched Innovation Shares Cannabis ETF (THCX).

Toroso’s Michael Venuto Discusses SoFi ETFs, Fields Rapid Fire Questions
  |   July 16th, 2019

Michael Venuto, Co-Founder & CIO at Toroso Investments, highlights partnerships with SoFi and Amplify ETFs, and also fields rapid-fire ETF questions.

ProcureAM’s Andrew Chanin Spotlights Space ETF (UFO)
  |   July 16th, 2019

Andrew Chanin, CEO of ProcureAM, spotlights the Procure Space ETF (UFO) and goes in-depth on the investment case for space.’s Dave Nadig Talks Facebook’s Libra, ETFs
  |   July 10th, 2019’s Dave Nadig explains the striking similarities between Facebook’s proposed Libra coin and the ETF structure, along with what the future of ETFs might look like.

Matt Hougan Explains Regulatory Landscape for Bitcoin-Related Products
  |   July 10th, 2019

Matt Hougan, Global Head of Research at Bitwise, explains why certain bitcoin-related investment products exist, but not a bitcoin ETF.

Crypto Expert Tyrone Ross Debates Bitcoin ETF, Talks Libra
  |   July 10th, 2019

Tyrone Ross, financial consultant and crypto expert, debates the merits of a bitcoin ETF and offers perspective on the importance of Facebook’s proposed Libra coin.’s Dave Nadig on ETF Flows, New Launches, & More
  |   July 2nd, 2019’s Dave Nadig talks 2019 ETF flows, new launches, Vanguard hitting $1 trillion in ETF assets, and much more.

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth: Midyear ETF Check-in
  |   July 2nd, 2019

Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, recaps ETFs so far in 2019 and looks ahead to the remainder of the year.

Direxion’s Dave Mazza Explains Relative Weight ETFs
  |   July 2nd, 2019

Dave Mazza, Head of Product at Direxion, explains the concept of a pairs trade and highlights their suite of Relative Weight ETFs.’s Dave Nadig on Gold’s Recent Surge, Gold ETFs
  |   June 25th, 2019’s Dave Nadig explains potential drivers of gold’s recent price surge and offers perspective on the physical gold ETF landscape.

Quadratic Capital’s Nancy Davis Spotlights IVOL
  |   June 25th, 2019

Nancy Davis, Founder of Quadratic Capital, spotlights their recently launched Interest Rate Volatility & Inflation Hedge ETF (IVOL).

ETF Action’s Mike Akins Fields Rapid-Fire ETF Questions
  |   June 25th, 2019

Mike Akins, Founding Partner of ETF Action, describes their new ETF research platform and fields rapid-fire ETF questions.’s Drew Voros: Increased Investor Interest in Low Volatility ETFs
  |   June 18th, 2019’s Drew Voros discusses the rush of investor dollars into low volatility ETFs and highlights key differences between several options in the space.

Acquirers Funds’ Tobias Carlisle on Value Investing, Deep Value ETF
  |   June 18th, 2019

Tobias Carlisle, Founder & Managing Director of Acquirers Funds, explains why value investing is primed for a comeback and how his recently launched deep value ETF can take advantage.

Whitford’s Dom Catrambone Spotlights Volshares Large Cap ETF
  |   June 18th, 2019

Dom Catrambone, CEO of Whitford Asset Management, spotlights the Volshares Large Cap ETF (VSL) and offers perspective on the highly competitive ETF business.’s Lara Crigger Spotlights Grain ETPs
  |   June 11th, 2019

Disastrous weather and a heated trade war has recently provided a boost to grain ETPs like the Elements MLCX Grains Index-Total Return ETN (GRU) and the Teucrium Corn Fund (CORN).’s Lara Crigger goes in-depth on an often overlooked corner of the ETF market.

Nuveen’s Jordan Farris Counters Common Objections to ESG Investing
  |   June 11th, 2019

Jordan Farris, Head of ETF Product Development at Nuveen, counters common investor objections to ESG or socially responsible investing and highlights Nuveen’s ESG ETF lineup.

Blockforce Capital’s Eric Ervin Talks Blockchain, Cryptos, & ETFs
  |   June 11th, 2019

Eric Ervin, CEO of Blockforce Capital, discusses their forthcoming cryptocurrency investment platform, crypto naysayers, and blockchain & bitcoin ETFs.’s Lara Crigger: Comeback for Currency Hedged ETFs?
  |   June 4th, 2019

With the U.S. dollar surging over the past two years,’s Lara Crigger discusses whether once popular currency hedged ETFs can stage a comeback and key considerations for investors when deciding to hedge currency exposure.

U.S. Global’s Frank Holmes Goes In-Depth on Cryptos, Gold, & ETFs
  |   June 4th, 2019

Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors and interim Executive Chairman of HIVE Blockchain Technologies, goes in-depth on cryptocurrencies, gold, and the U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF (GOAU).

AAM’s Lance McGray Spotlights High Dividend Value ETF
  |   June 4th, 2019

Lance McGray, Head of ETFs at Advisors Asset Management, spotlights the AAM S&P 500 High Dividend Value ETF (SPDV).’s Dave Nadig Talks Oil & Oil-Related ETFs
  |   May 28th, 2019’s Dave Nadig discusses oil’s recent price moves and the differences between several oil-related ETFs.

State Street’s Matt Bartolini on the Rise of Multifactor ETFs
  |   May 28th, 2019

Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, goes in-depth on multifactor ETFs, one of the fastest growing segments of the ETF market.

Perth Tolle Spotlights Index Behind Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF
  |   May 28th, 2019

Perth Tolle, Founder of Life + Liberty Indexes, discusses the backstory and index construction behind the brand new Alpha Architect Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF (FRDM).’s Sumit Roy on Bitcoin, Gold, & the Prospects for Crypto ETFs
  |   May 21st, 2019’s Sumit Roy discusses the latest on bitcoin ETFs and whether bitcoin is “gold 2.0”.

Exponential ETFs’ Phil Bak Fields Questions on RVRS
  |   May 21st, 2019

Phil Bak, CEO of Exponential ETFs, fields questions on the Reverse Cap Weighted U.S. Large Cap ETF (RVRS) and several other ETF topics.

Cushing’s Todd Sunderland Explains MLPs, Sector Plus ETFs
  |   May 21st, 2019

Todd Sunderland, Partner & Head of Quant Strategies at Cushing, highlights their Sector Plus ETFs focused primarily on the energy sector and MLPs.’s Lara Crigger Talks Pros & Cons of Niche Tech ETFs
  |   May 14th, 2019

Technology ETFs are being sliced thinner and thinner, with ETFs now covering cybersecurity, cloud computing, virtual reality, mobile payments, and more.’s Lara Crigger discusses this growing segment of ETFs and key considerations for investors.

Vanguard’s Michael Lovett Discusses Latest ETF Fee Cuts, Advisor Fees
  |   May 14th, 2019

Michael Lovett, Head of Vanguard’s RIA Group, highlights their latest ETF fee cuts and offers perspective on both fund and financial advisor fees.

Amplify ETFs’ Christian Magoon Spotlights Peer-to-Peer Lending ETF
  |   May 14th, 2019

Christian Magoon, Founder & CEO of Amplify ETFs, spotlights the brand new Amplify CrowdBureau Peer-to-Peer Lending & Crowdfunding ETF (LEND).’s Dave Nadig on Current & Future Fund Fees
  |   May 7th, 2019

A recent Morningstar study found investors saved around $5.5 billion in fund fees in 2018 compared to 2017.’s Dave Nadig offers perspective on the current fee environment and looks ahead to what the future of fund fees might hold.

BlackRock’s Karen Schenone Highlights Bond ETF Flows, iShares ETFs
  |   May 7th, 2019

With the S&P 500 enjoying its best start to a year since 1987, bond ETFs have somewhat surprisingly drawn investor interest.  Karen Schenone, Fixed Income Product Strategist at BlackRock, helps make sense of the outsized bond ETF flows and also discusses factor-focused and ESG bond ETFs.

Distillate Capital’s Tom Cole Explains Value-Focused ETF
  |   May 7th, 2019

Tom Cole, CEO & Co-Founder of Distillate Capital, explains their U.S. Fundamental Stability & Value ETF (DSTL) and why traditional value metrics are outdated.

Marijuana ETFs in Focus with’s Lara Crigger
  |   April 30th, 2019’s Lara Crigger discusses the recently launched AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF (YOLO), the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ), and the budding marijuana ETF market.

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth Talks Marijuana ETFs, ETF Fees, & More
  |   April 30th, 2019

Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, covers a host of ETF topics including pot ETFs, ETF fee wars, and his biggest ETF surprises so far in 2019.

AdvisorShares’ Dan Ahrens Spotlights Pure Cannabis ETF
  |   April 30th, 2019

Dan Ahrens, Chief Operating Officer and Portfolio Manager at AdvisorShares, spotlights their recently launched Pure Cannabis ETF (YOLO) and discusses opportunities and risks involved in the emerging cannabis market.’s Dave Nadig Discusses IPO ETFs
  |   April 23rd, 2019’s Dave Nadig dives into ETFs offering exposure to newly listed public stocks such as Lyft.

Phil Huber on ETF Due Diligence, Investor Behavior, & More
  |   April 23rd, 2019

Phil Huber, Chief Investment Officer at Huber Financial Advisors, explains his firm’s ETF selection process and discusses everything from ETF fees to investor behavior.

Hoya Capital’s Alex Pettee Spotlights Housing ETF
  |   April 23rd, 2019

Alex Pettee, President & Head of ETFs for Hoya Capital Real Estate, spotlights their recently launched Housing ETF (HOMZ).’s Dave Nadig Talks ETF Flows, Performance, & Launches
  |   April 16th, 2019’s Dave Nadig discusses year-to-date ETF flows, the best and worst performing ETFs of 2019, and several recent launches including SoFi’s “free” ETFs and the Procure Space ETF.

Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray on Closet Indexing, Factor Investing
  |   April 16th, 2019

Wes Gray, CEO at Alpha Architect, explains the issue of closet indexing and offers perspective on how investors should approach factor-focused ETFs.