ETF Prime – Upcoming Guest Lineup

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July 7th – Dave Nadig, CIO & Director of Research of ETF Trends/ETF Database, discusses the Fed’s bond ETF purchases, Robinhood traders, and much more.  Will Hershey, Co-Founder & CEO at Roundhill Investments, spotlights the recently launched Roundhill Sports Betting & iGaming ETF (ticker BETZ).

July 14th – Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, talks next generation trends and thematic ETFs.  Jeff Chang, Co-Founder & Managing Director at Cboe Vest, goes in-depth on defined outcome ETFs.

July 28th – Dave Mazza, Head of Product at Direxion, explains the investment case for their recently launched Work From Home ETF (WFH).  Michael Venuto, Co-Founder & CIO of Toroso, fields rapid-fire ETF questions.

August 4th – Stephanie Pierce, CEO of ETF, Index & Cash Investment Strategies at BNY Mellon, discusses their entrance into ETFs, which includes zero fee stock and bond offerings.  John Thompson, Co-Founder & President at Vesper Capital Management, highlights the Vesper U.S. Large Cap Short Term Reversal Strategy ETF (UTRN).

August 11th – Craig Lazzara, Managing Director & Global Head of Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices, weighs-in on the active versus passive debate.  Will Rhind, Founder & CEO of GraniteShares, offers insight into the current gold market and the GraniteShares Gold Trust (BAR).

August 18th – Michael Sonnenshein, Managing Director at Grayscale Investments, expands on different ways to access cryptoassets. Andrea Roemhildt, Investment Manager at Aware Asset Management, spotlights the actively managed Aware Ultra-Short Duration Enhanced ETF (AWTM).

August 25th – Bob Tull, ETF industry veteran and President at Procure Holdings, discusses the future of ETFs.  Chuck Self, CIO & COO at iSectors, goes in-depth on the financial markets and investor portfolio allocations.

September 1st – Johan Grahn, Vice President of Allianz Investment Management, explains their decision to enter the ETF space with the launch of buffered outcome ETFs.  Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ, talks liquid alternative and ESG ETFs.

September 15th – Bill Sokol, Product Manager of ETFs at VanEck, discusses the current bond markets, Fed bond ETF purchases, and the investment case behind the VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL).  Jim Colquitt, Founder & President at Armor Index ETFs, highlights the Armor U.S. Equity Index ETF (ARMR).

September 22nd – Karan Trehan, Co-Founder & Chairman at Esoterica Capital, walks through the investment case for the Esoterica NextG Economy ETF (WUGI).  Chadd Mason, CEO of The Cabana Group, outlines the strategy behind their Target Drawdown ETF Series.

September 29th – Michelle Fuller, Head of ETF Distribution at John Hancock Investment Management, describes their multifactor approach to ETFs.  Vince Birley, CEO at Vident Financial, delves into the market environment and how investors should be thinking about equity investing during times of crisis.

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