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Year’s Best & Worst Performing ETFs

ETF.com’s Sumit Roy highlights this year’s best and worst performing ETFs.  State Street’s Matt Bartolini discusses the investment case for mid-cap stocks and offers perspective on the recent broker wars.  BlueStar Indexes’ Steven Schoenfeld explains potential shortcomings of traditional emerging market indexes.

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SSGA’s George Milling-Stanley Wades into Gold Versus Bitcoin Debate

Gold expert George Milling-Stanley explains gold’s shining performance in 2019 and states his case on why bitcoin is no “digital gold”.  ETF.com’s Lara Crigger discusses the recent slower pace of ETF launches.  ROBO Global’s Chris Buck spotlights their Healthcare Technology and Innovation ETF (HTEC).

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Perth Tolle on Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of a New ETF

Perth Tolle, Founder of Life + Liberty Indexes, discusses the backstory and index construction behind the brand new Alpha Architect Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF (FRDM).  State Street’s Matt Bartolini goes in-depth on multifactor ETFs.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig talks oil and oil-related ETFs.

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The Aging Brain & Financial Decision-Making

How does aging affect financial decision-making? Brie Williams, V.P. of State Street Global Advisors & Head of Practice Management for the Global SPDR Business, discusses the financial implications of cognitive decline and how investors can better prepare themselves.  Drew Voros, ETF.com’s Editor-in-Chief, goes in-depth on thematic ETFs.

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