Tag: Northern Trust

Northern Trust’s Michael Natale on Real Assets, FlexShares ETFs

Michael Natale, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust Asset Management, describes the role of real assets in a portfolio and highlights FlexShares ETFs covering natural resources, infrastructure, and real estate.

Launch of Non-Transparent ETFs Imminent… Will They Matter?

ETF.com’s Drew Voros discusses the imminent launch of the first non-transparent ETFs.  Northern Trust’s Michael Natale describes the role of real assets in a portfolio and highlights FlexShares ETFs covering natural resources, infrastructure, and real estate.  AlphaClone’s Maz Jadallah explains their Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA), which seeks to mimic top stock picks from the best […]

Northern Trust’s Brad Camden Talks High Yield Bonds, HYGV

Brad Camden, Director of Fixed Income Strategy at Northern Trust Asset Management, explains high yield bonds and spotlights the FlexShares High Yield Value Scored Bond Index Fund (HYGV).

Stocks at Record Highs, but Investors Flocking to Bond ETFs

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig highlights the record flows into bond ETFs and discusses some of the biggest challenges in fixed income investing. Northern Trust’s Brad Camden talks high yield bonds, including the FlexShares High Yield Value Scored Bond Index Fund (HYGV).  Innovation Shares’ Matt Markiewicz goes in-depth on cannabis stocks and The Cannabis ETF (THCX).

Hedging a Portfolio for Rising Inflation

Michael Natale, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust, discusses growing investor concern over rising inflation and spotlights several FlexShares ETFs that could potentially serve as inflation hedges in a portfolio.  Nate & Conor recap financial market performance in the first quarter of 2018.

Northern Trust’s Michael Natale Talks Inflation-Hedging, Spotlights FlexShares ETFs

Michael Natale, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust, discusses growing investor concern over rising inflation and spotlights several FlexShares ETFs that could potentially serve as inflation hedges in a portfolio.

Marie Dzanis Talks “Smart Beta”, FlexShares ESG ETFs

Marie Dzanis, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Northern Trust, offers her perspective on “smart beta” and spotlights two recently launched FlexShares ETFs tilted towards companies scoring high in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.

Does Your Fund Manager Have “Skin in the Game”?

A surprising number of mutual fund managers do not invest a single dollar in the funds they manage.  Nate & Jason explain how this lack of “skin in the game” can impact performance.  Also, Northern Trust’s Marie Dzanis offers her perspective on “smart beta” and spotlights two recently launched FlexShares ETFs tilted towards companies scoring high in environmental, social, […]