Tag: CFRA

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 […]

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth Talks Marijuana ETFs, ETF Fees, & More

Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, covers a host of ETF topics including pot ETFs, ETF fee wars, and his biggest ETF surprises so far in 2019.

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth Discusses Latest Vanguard ETF Fee Cuts

Todd Rosenbluth, Sr. Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, offers perspective on the latest round of ETF fee cuts from Vanguard, along with SoFi filing for the first “free” ETFs.

ETF Race to Zero: What Does “Free” Really Mean?

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses SoFi filing for the first “free” ETFs and whether transparency is being sacrificed in a race to the bottom on fees.  CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth offers perspective on the latest round of ETF fee cuts from Vanguard.  ProShares’ Simeon Hyman spotlights their dividend growers suite of ETFs including the ProShares S&P 500 […]

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth: Too Much Focus on ETF Cost

Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, explains why investors shouldn’t overemphasize “low cost” when evaluating ETFs.

Fidelity Goes to Zero

Fidelity recently made a splash by offering the first-ever free index funds.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses the impact for both investors and fund companies.  Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, also offers perspective on Fidelity’s move, but explains why underlying ETF holdings matter much more than fees.  Gerry O’Reilly, Principal & […]

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth on Why ETF Holdings Matter More Than Fees, Index Tracking

Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, explains why underlying ETF holdings matter much more than fund fees or index tracking. Todd also discusses why expensive S&P 500 index funds still exist and he touches on the potential for a bitcoin ETF.

Rapid Fire ETF Q&A with CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth

Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, fields a wide range of ETF questions including on ESG ETFs, active ETFs, ETF myths, and much more.

Next ETF Growth Frontiers? ESG & Active ETFs in Focus

ETF.com‘s Lara Crigger offers perspective on the current ESG ETF landscape, along with potential drivers of future growth.  Dodd Kittsley, Director at Davis Advisors, spotlights their suite of actively managed ETFs and discusses what’s next for the active ETF space as a whole.  Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, fields […]

Election Day 2016

With Election Day finally here, Nate & Conor offer a few closing thoughts on what has been a contentious, yet fascinating election cycle.  Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, discusses the potential shorter-term impact of the election outcome on several ETFs and also shares his perspective on the Department of Labor fiduciary rule. […]