ETF Prime – Upcoming Guest Lineup

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July 5thJim Smigiel, Chief Investment Officer at SEI, discusses the $1.3 trillion asset manager’s recent foray into ETFs.  Nancy Davis, Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Quadratic Capital Management, talks key considerations for bond investors and spotlights their Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF (IVOL).

July 12th Bob Hum, U.S. Head of Factor ETFs at BlackRock, and Hitendra Varsani, Managing Director – MSCI Solutions Research, dive into factor investing. Simeon Hyman, Global Investment Strategist at ProShares, explains the recently launched Short Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITI) and what’s next for the bitcoin ETF space.

July 19thPhil Huber, CIO at Savant Wealth and Author of “The Allocator’s Edge”, goes in-depth on the role of alternative assets in a portfolio. Tim Johnston, Partner at Blue Horizon, outlines the investment thesis underpinning the Blue Horizon New Energy Economy ETF (BNE).

August 2ndElisabeth Kashner, Director of ETF Research & Analytics at FactSet, examines the ETF fee landscape and its influence on industry competition.

August 9thJeffrey Sherman, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at DoubleLine Capital, expands on the firm’s recent ETF entrance which includes the launch of their Opportunistic Bond ETF (DBND).  Anthony Caruso, ETF Investment Strategist at Dimensional, describes the quick ascent of their ETF business and what comes next.

August 16thVivek Ramaswamy, Co-Founder of Strive Asset Management, explains how the firm will apply “excellence capitalism” to ETFs.  Andrew Beer, Managing Member at Dynamic Beta Investments, offers the investment case for the iMGP DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF (DBMF).

August 23rdJoanne Bianco, Client Portfolio Manager at BondBloxx, details their lineup of high yield bond ETFs and how it can help investors reincorporate risk back into their bond portfolios.  Hany Rashwan, CEO and Co-Founder of 21Shares, talks future of crypto and crypto ETPs.

August 30thPeter Bjelopetrovich, V.P. Business Development at Innovative Portfolios, highlights their actively managed, income-focused ETFs.  Bruce Lavine, CEO of NightShares, elaborates on the research behind their recently launched ETFs, which seek to capture value from the “Night Effect.”

September 13thMike Green, Portfolio Manager & Chief Strategist at Simplify, goes in-depth on the current market environment and the Simplify Macro Strategy ETF (FIG).

September 20thGreg Bassuk, CEO of AXS, discusses their rapidly-growing suite of unique ETFs.  Michael Auerbach, Founder of Subversive Capital, spotlights the Subversive Metaverse ETF (PUNK).

September 27thRich Koerner, Senior ETF Sales Specialist at Touchstone Investments, expands on their approach to the ETF market.  John Southard, Co-Founder & CIO at Innovator ETFs, offers perspective on managing portfolio risk and volatility using defined outcome products.

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