ETF Prime – Upcoming Guest Lineup

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January 4thMeb Faber, Co-Founder & CIO of Cambria Investment Management, discusses global stock valuations and potential 2022 market drivers.  James Seyffart, ETF Analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, previews the year in ETFs.

January 11th Jeremy Schwartz, Global Chief Investment Officer at WisdomTree, explains the RWM WisdomTree Crypto Index and the role of digital assets in a portfolio.  Wade Guenther, Managing Partner at Wilshire Phoenix, offers perspective on the status of a spot bitcoin ETF and also highlights the wShares Enhanced Gold ETF (WGLD).

January 18thJim Ross, ETF industry pioneer, celebrates the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) turning 29 years old.  Cormac Kinney, Founder & CEO of Diamond Standard Trust, describes his efforts to bring a physically-backed diamond ETF to market.

January 25th Rich Powers, Head of ETF & Index Product Management at Vanguard, discusses recent ETF trends and the continued growth of their ETF lineup.  Aisha Hunt, Founder of Kelley Hunt PLLC, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the legal and regulatory side of ETFs.

February 1stDave Plecha, Global Head of Fixed Income at DFA, talks interest rates, inflation, and key considerations for bond ETF investors.  Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management, and Matt Middleton, CEO of Advisor Circle, offer a sneak preview of the upcoming Future Proof Festival.

February 8thJohn Bowman, Executive Vice President of CAIA Association, outlines the role of alternative investments in a portfolio.  Robert Cantwell, Founder of Upholdings, spotlights the Compound Kings ETF (KNGS), the first hedge fund to ETF conversion.

February 15thDave LaValle, Global Head of ETFs at Grayscale Investments, discusses a spot bitcoin ETF, GBTC’s discount, and their new Future of Finance ETF (GFOF). John Davi, Founder & CIO at Astoria Portfolio Advisors, spotlights the AXS Astoria Inflation Sensitive ETF (PPI).

February 22ndMichael Natale, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust Asset Management, goes in-depth on inflation and the potential for monetary policy missteps by the Fed. Christian Magoon, Founder & CEO of Amplify, walks through several ETFs including the recently launched Amplify Inflation Fighter ETF (IWIN).

March 1stDave Mazza, Head of Product at Direxion, talks thematic ETFs including the Direxion mRNA ETF (MSGR). Jay Hatfield, Founder & CEO of Infrastructure Capital Advisors, details the investment case for their InfraCap Equity Income Fund ETF (ICAP), along with MLP and preferred securities ETFs.

March 8th David Mann, Head of ETF Capital Markets at Franklin Templeton, discusses mutual fund to ETF conversions, ESG ETFs, and other key industry developments. Gabriel Hammond, Co-Founder & CEO of Emles, highlights their unique approach to ETFs.

March 15thJon Maier, Chief Investment Officer at Global X, goes in-depth on the portfolio application of thematic ETFs. Gene Munster, Managing Partner at Loup, explains the approach behind the Innovator Loup Frontier Tech ETF (LOUP).

March 22nd Giang Bui, Head of U.S. Exchange Traded Products at Nasdaq, covers the latest in ETF innovation. Kevin Kelly, Founder of Kelly Benchmark Indexes, describes the current technology infrastructure and industrial real estate landscape.

March 29th Todd Rosenbluth, Head of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, recaps the quarter in ETFs and looks ahead to the remainder of the year.

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