ETF Prime – Upcoming Guest Lineup

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January 12th – John Hoffman, Head of Americas ETFs & Indexed Strategies at Invesco, highlights the QQQ Innovation Suite which includes the Invesco NASDAQ Next Gen 100 ETF (QQQJ).  Paul Kim, CEO & Co-Founder at Simplify ETFs, describes their unique lineup of options-based ETFs.

January 19th – Doug Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at NYSE, explains the exchange’s role in the ETF ecosystem and offers perspective on non-transparent ETFs.  Kevin Carter, Founder & Chief Investment Officer of EMQQ, lays out the case for emerging market stocks and the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ).

January 26th – David Mann, Head of Capital Markets – Global ETFs at Franklin Templeton, provides his ETF outlook for 2021.  Scott Helfstein, Executive Director of Thematic Investing at ProShares, spotlights the ProShares MSCI Transformational Changes ETF (ANEW).

February 2nd – Rob Arnott, Founder of Research Affiliates, weighs-in on the current state of factor investing and the “smart beta” ETF landscape.  Joe Terranova, CNBC contributor and Chief Market Strategist for Virtus Investment Partners, discusses the Virtus Terranova U.S. Quality Momentum ETF (JOET).

February 9th – Daniil Shapiro, Associate Director of Product Development at Cerulli Associates, walks through their latest ETF research highlighting key industry trends.  Andrew Beer, Managing Member at Dynamic Beta investments, offers an introduction to their iM DBi Hedge Fund Replication ETFs.

February 16th – Shelly Antoniewicz, Senior Director, Industry & Financial Analysis at Investment Company Institute, expands on the resiliency of ETFs and what’s next for the structure.  Bob Shea, CEO of TrimTabs Asset Management, spotlights their ETF lineup including the U.S. Free Cash Flow Quality ETF (TTAC).

February 23rd – Dave Nadig, Chief Investment Officer & Director of Research at ETF Trends and ETF Database, fields questions on a range of ETF topics. Amit Anand, Co-Founder of the Nifty India Financials ETF (INDF), outlines the investment case for India’s financial services companies and the country as a whole.

March 2nd – Matt Hougan, Chief Investment Officer at Bitwise Investments, highlights the Bitwise 10 Crypto Index Fund (BITW) along with the current crypto landscape.  Michael Winter, CEO of Leatherback Asset Management, explains their decision to enter ETFs and utilize the transparent ETF wrapper to deliver alternative strategies.

March 9th – Rich Lee, Head of Program & ETF Trading at Baird, delves into the intricacies of ETF trading and rebalancing. Dr. Joel Shulman, Founder & Managing Director of ERShares, describes their proprietary process which seeks to identify entrepreneurial companies and include them in the Entrepreneurs ETF (ENTR) and NextGen Entrepreneurs ETF (ERSX).

March 16th – Rusty Vanneman, CIS at Orion Advisor Solutions, goes in-depth on the pros and cons of direct indexing.  Christian Magoon, CEO and Founder of Amplify ETFs, talks thematic ETFs including their Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF (JGLD).

March 23rd – Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, covers the latest ETF trends and buzz.  Phil Toews, CEO of Toews Asset Management, spotlights the Agility Shares Managed Risk (MRSK) and Dynamic Tactical Income (THY) ETFs.

March 30th – John Keller, ETF Product Manager at MarketAxess, explains how they’re leveraging technology to facilitate bond ETF liquidity.  Matthew Tuttle, CEO & CIO of Tuttle Tactical Management, discusses the first actively managed SPAC ETF, The SPAC and New Issue ETF (SPCX).

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