ETF Prime – Upcoming Guest Lineup

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January 7th – John Swolfs, CEO of Inside ETFs, previews the world’s largest ETF conference.  Adam Butler, CIO at ReSolve Asset Management, explains the index behind the Strategy Shares Newfound/ReSolve Robust Momentum ETF (ROMO).

January 14th – Tariq Dennison, Director of Cross-Border Wealth at GFM Asset Management, discusses ETF due diligence and investing in emerging markets.  Ben Phillips, CIO at EventShares, highlights major government policy issues in 2020, along with the EventShares U.S. Legislative Opportunities ETF (PLCY).

January 21st – D.J. Tierney, Managing Director at Charles Schwab, talks commission-free trading and Schwab’s low-cost ETF lineup.  Alexi Panagiotakopoulos, Co-Founder & Partner of Fundamental Income, lays out the investment case for the NETLease Corporate Real Estate ETF (NETL).

January 28th – Nate Geraci live from Inside ETFs.

February 4th – Elisabeth Kashner, Director of ETF Research at FactSet, offers perspective on the current ETF landscape, including continued fee compression.  Tony Wenzel, Co-Founder & President of Brandometry, explains the index underlying the Brand Value ETF (BVAL).

February 11th – Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research, addresses common ETF misperceptions.  Brad Ball, CEO of Liquid Strategies and portfolio manager of Overlay Shares, spotlights their unique suite of ETFs which utilize an option overlay strategy.

February 18th – Michael Natale, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust’s FlexShares, discusses the role of real assets in a portfolio, including infrastructure, real estate and natural resources.  Maz Jadallah, Founder & CEO of AlphaClone, highlights the AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA), which seeks to mimic top stock picks from select hedge fund managers.

February 25th – Jason Wenk, Founder & CEO of Altruist, goes in-depth on the current and future custodian landscape.  Tony Dufault, Head of ETF Product Development at Pacific Global ETFs, describes their actively managed approach to ETFs.

March 3rd – Wes Gray, CEO of Alpha Architect, talks factor tilts and ETF portfolio construction.  Conor Platt, President of Confluence Analytics, explains the importance of ESG data.

March 10th – Laton Spahr, President of ALPS Advisors, and Jon Maier, Chief Investment Officer at Global X, discuss thematic ETFs and their proper use in portfolios.

March 17th – Jeremy Schwartz, Global Head of Research at WisdomTree, highlights core tenets of their “Modern Alpha” approach to ETFs.  Tim Rotolo, CEO & Founder of North Shore Indexes, spotlights the index behind North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF and the investment case for uranium.

March 31st – Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, recaps ETFs in the first quarter of 2020 and looks ahead to the remainder of the year.  Scott Acheychek, President of REX Shares, goes in-depth on the cannabis market and the first leveraged cannabis ETP in the U.S.

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