Tag: iShares

Back to the Future: iShares Megatrends

On this special edition of ETF Prime, Chad Slawner, U.S. Head of iShares Strategy, and Jeff Spiegel, U.S. Head of iShares Megatrend & International ETFs, explain five megatrends shaping our future and highlight their suite of ETFs designed to capture these trends.

BlackRock’s Karen Schenone Highlights Bond ETF Flows, iShares ETFs

With the S&P 500 enjoying its best start to a year since 1987, bond ETFs have somewhat surprisingly drawn investor interest.  Karen Schenone, Fixed Income Product Strategist at BlackRock, helps make sense of the outsized bond ETF flows and also discusses factor-focused and ESG bond ETFs.

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 […]

iShares’ Heather Brownlie: ETFs Have Revolutionized Bond Investing

15 years ago, iShares launched the first broad-based bond ETF – the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG).  Heather Brownlie, U.S. Head of iShares Fixed Income, describes how ETFs have revolutionized bond investing since.

iShares’ Heather Brownlie: ETFs Have Revolutionized Bond Investing

15 years ago, iShares launched the first broad-based bond ETF – the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG).  Heather Brownlie, U.S. Head of iShares Fixed Income, describes how ETFs have revolutionized bond investing since.  Nate & Jason explain how personal technology can short circuit financial decision-making.  ETF.com’s Lara Crigger goes in-depth on homebuilder ETFs.

iShares’ Chris Dhanraj Spotlights Evolved Sector ETFs

Chris Dhanraj, Head of U.S. iShares Investment Strategy, recaps the upcoming GICS sector reclassifications and explains how iShares’ new suite of Evolved Sector ETFs seeks to stay ahead of the curve.

Can iShares Evolve Sector Classifications?

Chris Dhanraj, Head of U.S. iShares Investment Strategy, recaps the upcoming GICS sector reclassifications and explains how iShares’ new suite of Evolved Sector ETFs seeks to stay ahead of the curve.  ETF.com’s Drew Voros highlights the best and worst performing ETFs so far in 2018.  Chris Buck, Head of Capital Markets & Sales at ROBO Global, […]

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. […]

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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.