ETF Prime

Podcasts of ETF Prime are available on Apple PodcastsAndroidSpotify, and most other major podcasting sites. Guest interviews can be accessed by visiting our ETF Expert Corner. Learn how to make ETFs a part of your investment portfolio as we spotlight individual ETFs and interview experts from across the country. ETF Prime can help put you on the path towards financial success!

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ETF Competition, Fallen Angels, & Market Armor

ETF.com contributor Jillian DelSignore discusses the benefits and challenges of cutthroat ETF competition and explains the recipe for ETF success.  VanEck’s Fran Rodilosso goes in-depth on the “fallen angel” bond market and the VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL).  Armor Index ETFs’ Jim Colquitt spotlights the strategy underlying the Armor U.S. Equity Index ETF (ARMR).

Best of ETF Prime

Nate revisits some of his favorite conversations from over the summer including with Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas, Vanguard’s Rich Powers, CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth, S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Craig Lazarra, ETF Trends’ Dave Nadig, ETF.com’s Lara Crigger, and Grayscale’s Michael Sonnenshein.

ETF Launches & Closures, Buffer ETFs, & Financial Markets

ETF.com’s Heather Bell discusses the spike in ETF closures and highlights several recent launches.  AllianzIM’s Johan Grahn explains their decision to enter the ETF space with the launch of buffered outcome ETFs.  IndexIQ’s Sal Bruno offers his take on the current financial markets and lays out the case for alternative strategies.

ETF.com’s Lara Crigger on USO, Retail Investor Disclosures, & More

ETF.com’s Lara Crigger covers several recent stories involving ETFs and the SEC, including potential enforcement action against the United States Oil Fund (USO).  ETF industry veteran Bob Tull talks ProcureAM ETFs and fields rapid-fire ETF questions.  iSectors’ Chuck Self discusses their ETF portfolios and navigating the financial markets.

Grayscale’s Michael Sonnenshein on GBTC, a Bitcoin ETF, & Investing in Digital Assets

Grayscale Investments’ Michael Sonnenshein goes in-depth on their Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), the potential for a bitcoin ETF, and the investment case for digital assets.  ETF.com’s Drew Voros discusses the under-the-radar performance of several blockchain ETFs and why investor demand has been lacking in the space.  Aware Asset Management’s Andrea Roemhildt spotlights their Ultra-Short Duration Enhanced Income ETF (AWTM).

The Active-Passive Debate with SPDJI’s Craig Lazzara

S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Craig Lazzara wades into the active versus passive debate, including addressing recent indexing critiques.  ETF.com’s Sumit Roy highlights key differences between three major indexes – the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite.  GraniteShares’ Will Rhind discusses their Gold Trust (BAR) and XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF (XOUT).