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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Pros & Cons of Niche Tech ETFs

Technology ETFs are being sliced thinner and thinner, with ETFs now covering cybersecurity, cloud computing, virtual reality, mobile payments, and more. ETF.com’s Lara Crigger discusses this growing segment of ETFs and key considerations for investors.  Amplify ETFs’ Christian Magoon goes in-depth on the recently launched Amplify CrowdBureau Peer-to-Peer Lending & Crowdfunding ETF (LEND).  Vanguard’s Michael Lovett highlights their latest ETF fee cuts and offers perspective on both fund and financial advisor fees.

Stocks Soaring, But Bond ETFs Shining

With the S&P 500 enjoying its best start to a year since 1987, bond ETFs have somewhat surprisingly drawn investor interest.  BlackRock’s Karen Schenone helps make sense of the outsized bond ETF flows and also discusses factor-focused and ESG bond ETFs.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig offers perspective on Morningstar’s annual fund fee study.  Distillate Capital’s Tom Cole spotlights their U.S. Fundamental Stability & Value ETF (DSTL).

A Budding Marijuana ETF Market

AdvisorShares recently launched the Pure Cannabis ETF (YOLO), joining the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ) as the only U.S.-listed, pure play marijuana ETFs.  AdvisorShares Portfolio Manager Dan Ahrens spotlights YOLO and ETF.com’s Lara Crigger offers her perspective on this budding area of the ETF market.  CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth also discusses everything from marijuana ETFs to ETF fee wars.

Phil Huber on ETF Due Diligence, Investor Behavior, & More

Phil Huber, Chief Investment Officer at Huber Financial Advisors, explains his firm’s ETF selection process and discusses everything from ETF fees to investor behavior.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig dives into ETFs offering exposure to newly listed public stocks such as Lyft.  Hoya Capital’s Alex Pettee spotlights their recently launched Housing ETF (HOMZ).

Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray on Closet Indexing, Factor Investing

Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray explains the issue of closet indexing and offers perspective on how investors should approach factor-focused ETFs.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses ETF flows, the best and worst performing ETFs, and recent ETF launches.  Trim Tabs’ Janet Johnston spotlights their All Cap U.S. Free-Cash-Flow ETF (TTAC).