ETF Insights

3 Ways To Help Maximize Your Portfolio’s Tax Readiness
October 19th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Hollie Fagan, Head of BlackRock’s Registered Investment Advisor business. When it comes to taxes and investing, it’s all about the end game—the less you pay now, the more you’ll keep working toward your long-term goals. As the final months of 2017 gallop to a close (wasn’t it just Memorial Day?), many […]

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Obvious Bubble?
October 10th, 2017 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. “If it’s obvious, it’s obviously wrong.” – Joe Granville U.S. stocks set new record highs during the third quarter despite major hurricanes, political drama in Washington, nuclear threats from North Korea, and the Federal Reserve […]

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Guest Lineup
September 28th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

One of the “most helpful plain-English resources for investors who want to demystify exchange-traded funds” – Bloomberg BusinessWeek October 3rd – Jeremy Goff, Director of Strategic Development at Tortoise, joins us in studio to spotlight the Tortoise North American Pipeline ETF (TPYP) and the Tortoise Water Fund (TBLU). October 10th – Dave Wahl, Senior Portfolio […]

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3 Roles Bonds Can Play In A Portfolio
September 14th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Matthew Tucker, Head of iShares Americas Fixed Income Strategy. As many investors know, bond investing is not easy. In a previous blog post I had briefly touched upon how to sidestep the most commonly made mistakes. Today I want to dig more into the first of the three mistakes—forgetting what your […]

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3 Ways ETFs Have Revolutionized The Bond Market
July 26th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Matthew Tucker, Head of iShares Americas Fixed Income Strategy. Fifteen years ago this week the first bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) debuted, changing the way investors can access fixed income markets. At first, only four iShares bond ETFs were available, with just a small amount of assets and access limited to Treasuries […]

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Are You a Glass Half Empty or Glass Half Full Investor?
July 12th, 2017 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. A noteworthy story from the first half of 2017 was the historically low volatility in the stock market.  Considering the never-ending litany of stories on President Trump, the Federal Reserve, and concerns over North Korea, […]

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Guest Lineup
July 5th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

One of the “most helpful plain-English resources for investors who want to demystify exchange-traded funds” – Bloomberg BusinessWeek All guest interviews are available through our featured section “ETF Expert Corner” at etfstore.com.  Interviews typically run 10 – 15 minutes and can be played directly from your mobile device.  Full podcasts of The ETF Store Show […]

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For Investors, “Home Bias” Can Lead To A Failure To Launch
June 21st, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Bill McNabb, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vanguard. “Buy what you know.” It’s one of the adages of investing, and it has plenty of intuitive appeal. After all, the familiar seems inherently less risky. It’s no wonder that many investors heavily tilt their portfolios toward the stocks and bonds of […]

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What Makes ETFs Tax Efficient?
April 24th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Paige Corbin, Capital Markets Associate with WisdomTree. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have many benefits that have caused them to expand in terms of assets and offerings over the past decade. In the United States alone, the ETF industry has grown to over $2.7 trillion in assets.1 Not only are ETFs typically low […]

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Quarterly Update
April 12th, 2017 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. In last quarter’s commentary, we discussed the fallacy of predictions, highlighting the difficult year “experts” experienced in forecasting everything from the Brexit vote to the U.S. presidential election.  The conclusion was simply that nobody has […]

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