SPDR’s Matt Bartolini on “Mini-SPY”, SDY, & Active Mutual Funds

Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research, explains State Street’s move to offer a second S&P 500 ETF.  Matt also discusses the recent uproar surrounding the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF and the challenges facing active mutual funds.  ETF.com’s Drew Voros talks coronavirus and bond ETF flows.  Liquid Strategies’ Brad Ball highlights the Overlay Shares lineup of ETFs.


State Street’s Matt Bartolini on SPY Turning 25

The first U.S.-listed ETF, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), recently turned 25 years old.  Nate & Conor recount the backstory on SPY and Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, offers his unique perspective on ETF history.