Steven Schoenfeld

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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Playing Defense with ETFs

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig highlights several ETFs that can help hedge against stock market risk, while still offering some exposure to the upside.  Nate & Conor discuss the performance of financial markets so far this year.  Steven Schoenfeld, Founder & CIO of BlueStar Indexes, talks ETF growth and innovation, bitcoin ETFs, the Israeli ETF market, and more.

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WSJ vs. Morningstar: The Issue with Star Rankings

A recent Wall Street Journal article, “The Morningstar Mirage” questioned the usefulness of Morningstar’s popular star rating system for mutual funds.  Nate & Conor go in-depth on this topic, explaining why a lack of consistency in mutual fund manager performance is at the heart of the issue.  Steven Schoenfeld, Founder & Chief Investment Officer of BlueStar Indexes, spotlights the BlueStar TA-BIGITech Israel Technology ETF (ITEQ) and describes Israel’s vibrant tech ecosystem.

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Why Invest in International Stocks?

International stocks can play an important role in a well-diversified portfolio.  We explain why and offer some tips for selecting international stock ETFs.  Also, Steven Schoenfeld, Founder & CIO of BlueStar Global Investors, spotlights the BlueStar Israel Technology ETF (ITEQ).

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