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ETF Prime – Upcoming Guest Lineup

October 9th, 2018 by ETF Store Staff

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October 9th – Steven Schoenfeld, ETF industry veteran & Founder of BlueStar Indexes, fields rapid-fire ETF questions and highlights BlueStar’s Israeli stock and thematic tech indexes.

October 16th – Vince Birley, CEO of Vident Financial, discusses their innovative, principles-based approach to ETFs including the Vident Core U.S. Equity Fund (VUSE).

October 23rd – Tadas Viskanta, Director of Investor Education at Ritholtz Wealth Management & Founder of Abnormal Returns, offers perspective on the importance of good investor behavior.  Ted Lucas, Head of Investment Strategies & Solutions for Hartford Funds, spotlights their ETF strategies.

October 30th – The first broad bond market ETF, the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG), recently celebrated its 15-year anniversary.  Heather Brownlie, U.S. Head of iShares Fixed Income at BlackRock, describes how ETFs have revolutionized bond investing.

November 6th – Lance Humphrey, Portfolio Manager on USAA’s Global Multi-Asset Team, explains why USAA’s ETFs focus on value and momentum factors.  Dr. Victor Chow, Senior Investment Consultant at Vesper Capital Management, details the methodology behind the recently launched Vesper U.S. Large Cap Short-Term Reversal Strategy ETF (UTRN).

November 13th – Todd Rosenbluth, Senior Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, discusses recent ETF trends.  Dave Chojnacki, Portfolio Manager at Sabretooth Advisors, describes the investment case for the AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF (FNG).

November 20th – Martin Kremenstein, Head of Retirement Products & ETFs at Nuveen Investments, expounds on their suite of environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused strategies and the future of ESG investing as a whole.

December 4th – Sean O’Hara, President of Pacer ETFs, spotlights their Trendpilot ETFs and illustrates the value of trend following strategies.

December 11th – Matt Hougan, Global Head of Research at Bitwise Asset Management, goes in-depth on cryptoassets, explaining their potential role in a portfolio and highlighting the merits of an index-based approach to the crypto space.

December 18th – Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF Research at Morningstar, recaps the year in ETFs and looks ahead to 2019.  Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer at iSectors, summarizes the year that was in the financial markets.

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