Tag: iShares

Stop The Blame Game: Index Providers Don’t Drive Performance

The following was authored by Martin Small, Head of U.S. iShares at BlackRock. Index providers may set out the rules, but stock pickers dictate winners and losers. Martin explains. We all have a fascination with finding the person “behind the curtain,” the Great Oz who exercises ultimate control.  In reality, wizards are few and far between. […]

Best of ETF Prime

We revisit conversations with Charles Schwab’s D.J. Tierney, iShares’ Daniel Prince, and ETF.com’s Dave Nadig.

iShares’ Daniel Prince on ETF Tax Efficiency

Daniel Prince, Head of iShares U.S. Wealth Advisory Product Consulting, discusses the tax efficiency of ETFs and why tax costs shouldn’t be overlooked in investing.

iShares’ Daniel Prince on ETF Tax Efficiency

Daniel Prince, Head of iShares U.S. Wealth Advisory Product Consulting, discusses the tax efficiency of ETFs and why tax costs shouldn’t be overlooked in investing.  Nate & Conor also provide insight into the potential tax savings ETFs can provide and explain why actively managed mutual funds are at a disadvantage.

Guess Who’s Driving the ETF Bus?

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 […]

Best of The ETF Store Show

We revisit some of our favorite interviews from the second half of 2017 including Vanguard’s Rich Powers, iShares’ Martin Small, and BlockTower Capital’s Ari Paul.

Head of U.S. iShares Goes In-Depth on ETF Growth

Martin Small, Head of U.S. iShares, goes in-depth on continued record ETF growth, explaining key drivers and potential implications.

Head of U.S. iShares Goes In-Depth on ETF Growth

Martin Small, Head of U.S. iShares, goes in-depth on continued record ETF growth, explaining key drivers and potential implications.  Nate & Jason discuss last week’s ETF fee cuts from StateStreet and spotlight the recently launched iShares Russell 1000 Pure U.S. Revenue ETF (AMCA).

3 Roles Bonds Can Play In A Portfolio

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 […]

3 Ways ETFs Have Revolutionized The Bond Market

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 […]