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Vanguard’s Rich Powers Talks Bond ETFs

Rich Powers, Head of ETF Product Management at Vanguard, discusses the year’s top two bond ETFs in inflows, the Vanguard Total International Bond ETF (BNDX) and the Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND).

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The Year of the Bond ETF

ETF.com’s Drew Voros highlights 2019 ETF flows, led by bond ETFs.  Vanguard’s Rich Powers discusses the year’s top two bond ETFs in inflows, the Vanguard Total International Bond ETF (BNDX) and the Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND).  CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth recaps the biggest ETF stories of 2019, including bond ETFs, and looks ahead to ETFs in 2020.

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Pros & Cons of Niche Tech ETFs

Technology ETFs are being sliced thinner and thinner, with ETFs now covering cybersecurity, cloud computing, virtual reality, mobile payments, and more. ETF.com’s Lara Crigger discusses this growing segment of ETFs and key considerations for investors.  Amplify ETFs’ Christian Magoon goes in-depth on the recently launched Amplify CrowdBureau Peer-to-Peer Lending & Crowdfunding ETF (LEND).  Vanguard’s Michael Lovett highlights their latest ETF fee cuts and offers perspective on both fund and financial advisor fees.

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Paying Tribute to Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle

The investment world recently lost a legend in Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle.  Nate, Conor, and ETF.com’s Dave Nadig look back at Jack’s impact on investing and the legacy he leaves behind.  Connor O’Brien, CEO of O’Shares ETF Investments, spotlights their lineup of ETFs including the O’Shares FTSE U.S. Dividend Quality ETF (OUSA).

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Best of ETF Prime

BKCM’s Brian Kelly highlights the investment case for the REX BKCM ETF (BKC) and talks cryptocurrencies and blockchain.  Gerry O’Reilly, who oversees $1 trillion+ at Vanguard, provides a behind-the-scenes look at managing index funds.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig dissects the proposed ETF rule.

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Fidelity Goes to Zero

Fidelity recently made a splash by offering the first-ever free index funds.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses the impact for both investors and fund companies.  Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at CFRA, also offers perspective on Fidelity’s move, but explains why underlying ETF holdings matter much more than fees.  Gerry O’Reilly, Principal & Portfolio Manager at Vanguard, provides a behind-the-scenes look at managing over $1 trillion in index funds.

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