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Changing Back to Normal
April 9th, 2018 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of “The ETF Store Show“. A key theme in the stock market last year was a lack of volatility.  For the first time ever, stocks were positive in all twelve calendar months and experienced only eight days with up or down moves exceeding 1%, […]

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ETF Prime – Upcoming Guest Lineup
April 4th, 2018 by ETF Store Staff

One of the “most helpful plain-English resources for investors who want to demystify exchange-traded funds” – Bloomberg BusinessWeek April 10th – Michael Natale, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust, highlights several FlexShares ETFs to help hedge a portfolio for rising inflation. April 17th – Danny Prince, Head of iShares U.S. Wealth Advisory Product Consulting, […]

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How To Prepare Your Portfolio For Any Weather
February 27th, 2018 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Matthew Tufano, economist within Vanguard’s Australian Investment Strategy Group. I love forecasts. If there’s something to predict, chances are I’m thinking about it. I first caught the “prediction bug” during winter storms, which brought the possibility of school snow days. If I believed it would snow enough to close school and […]

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Guess Who’s Driving the ETF Bus?
February 1st, 2018 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Martin Small, Head of U.S. iShares and a regular contributor to The Blog. ETFs got their biggest boost in 2017 from end investors and advisors. Martin explains why this is such a big deal. By any measure, 2017 was a breakout year for exchange traded funds (ETFs). Globally, an unprecedented $630 […]

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ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: The Age-Old Question
January 22nd, 2018 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Paige Kyle, Capital Markets Associate at WisdomTree. One of the most common questions and discussion points we encounter is: “What are the key differences between exchange traded funds (ETFs)  and mutual funds?” Both are investment vehicles designed to give the investor exposure to a basket of securities, but there are important […]

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What Goes Up Doesn’t (Necessarily) Have to Come Down
January 10th, 2018 by Nathan Geraci

Nathan Geraci is President of The ETF Store, Inc. and host of the weekly radio show “The ETF Store Show“. The 2017 stock market might best be characterized as long in frightening headlines, short in volatility, and strong in returns.  The S&P 500 registered its second-best year since 2009, despite a seemingly never-ending flow of […]

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What is an ETF?
January 4th, 2018 by ETF Store Staff

Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

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The ETF Store Show – Upcoming Guest Lineup
January 2nd, 2018 by ETF Store Staff

One of the “most helpful plain-English resources for investors who want to demystify exchange-traded funds” – Bloomberg BusinessWeek January 2nd – Michael Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the economic impact of tax reform and a potential infrastructure spending bill.  Hal Lambert, Founder & CEO at Point Bridge Capital, […]

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ETF Store Show: 2017’s Top 5 Most Downloaded Interviews
December 28th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

This past year, we welcomed a wide range of guests to the program including 35+ ETF providers, various independent ETF analysts, cryptocurrency experts, and more.  Here are the top five most downloaded interviews: Ari Paul, cryptocurrency expert and Co-Founder of BlockTower Capital, explains bitcoin, the technology underlying it, and whether it should be owned in an […]

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5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor About ETFs
October 26th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

The following was authored by Hollie Fagan, Head of BlackRock’s Registered Investment Advisor business. More and more investors are looking at ETFs and wondering if they should incorporate them in their portfolios. Talking to your financial advisors about ETFs is a good start. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have joined mutual funds and individual stocks as mainstream […]

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