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ETF.com’s Dave Nadig Discusses Challenges & Opportunities with ETF Education

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses how rapid ETF growth presents challenges and opportunities with investor education.

 

IndexIQ’s Sal Bruno Goes In-Depth on Alternative ETFs

Sal Bruno, Chief Investment Officer at New York Life Investments' IndexIQ, explains the role of alternative investment strategies, including the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI).

 

ALPS’ Jeremy Held Spotlights Alerian MLP ETF

Jeremy Held, Sr. Vice President & Director of Research at ALPS Advisors, explains MLP basics and spotlights the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP).

 

Challenges & Opportunities with ETF Education

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses how rapid ETF growth presents challenges and opportunities with investor education.  IndexIQ’s Sal Bruno explains the role of alternative investment strategies, including the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI).  ALPS Advisors’ Jeremy Held spotlights the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP).

 

ETF.com’s Lara Crigger on the Biggest ETF Launch in 15 Years

ETF.com’s Lara Crigger discusses the biggest ETF launch of the past 15 years, the Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF (USSG), and whether the moment has finally arrived for ESG ETFs.

 

The Mad March Bounce

By Eric Kuby via Iris.xyz The global bounce-back equity rally resumed, as the S&P 500 posted its best week since November by gaining 2.89%. The narrative remained the same with accommodative monetary policy, subdued inflation, reduced trade tensions, and aggressive stimulus programs in China. The economic data was tepid as durable goods, new home sales, [...]

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Valuation Snapshot: Earnings Yields Versus Bond Yields

By Norman Conley via Iris.xyz As most experienced investors know, stock market valuations are a terrible timing tool for investors. Bull markets have often persisted for years after stocks have reached above-normal valuations (i.e. late 1990’s). Similarly, bear markets can develop even when valuations appear to be undemanding (i.e. late 2007). There are innumerable ways [...]

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Will Facebook Become the World’s Central Bank?

By Chris Skinner via Iris.xyz I got a large number of pings over the weekend to read and comment on an article on Medium by Lance Ng headlined: Facebook Plans to Become World’s Biggest Central Bank? It is a conjectured article that takes the story from The New York Times discussing Facebook creating its own cryptocurrency (Facebook and Telegram Are [...]

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Why The Next Recession Will Be Different

By Rob Isbitts via Iris.xyz The Fed is in a Precarious Position A recession is coming.  I don’t know when, and what specifically will trigger it.  But that is not the point.  Business and economics, like so much of life itself, is cyclical.  And particularly this time around, after so many years of central banks [...]

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Politics of Envy

By Frank Holmes via Iris.xyz Here at U.S. Global Investors, we’re politically agnostic. We believe there’s money to be made no matter which party is calling the shots. That’s why we focus on government policy instead of partisan politics. Having said that, I think most of you would agree that there’s lately been a change [...]

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Episode #131: David Rosenberg, “If Next Year is Not a Recession, It’s Going to Feel Like It”

 

Episode #131: “If Next Year is Not a Recession, It’s Going to Feel Like It”           Guest: David Rosenberg. David is Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.’s Chief Economist and Strategist with a focus on providing a top-down perspective to the Firm’s investment process and Asset Mix Committee. Prior to joining Gluskin […]

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Episode #130: Eric Falkenstein, “I Think in the Long Run (Cryptocurrencies) Are Going to Work”

 

Episode #130: “I Think in the Long Run (Cryptocurrencies) Are Going to Work”             Guest: Eric Falkenstein. Eric was a TA for Hyman Minsky, which motivated him to be a macroeconomist. After grad school, he worked at KeyCorp bank in Cleveland, first as an economist, then he set up their […]

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Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches

 

Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches Guest: Episode #129 has no guest. It’s a “just Meb” show. Date Recorded: 11/12/18 Sponsor: EquityZen     Run-Time: 1:06:34 To listen to Episode #129 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #129 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode […]

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Episode #128: Claude Lamoureux, When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better

 

Episode #128: When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better         Guest: Claude Lamoureux. Claude is an actuary by training, and from 1990 to 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan. Prior to […]

Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A

 

Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A Guest: Episode #127 has no guest but is co-hosted by Jeff Remsburg. Date Recorded:10/22/18 Run-Time: 1:02:21 To listen to Episode #127 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #127 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode […]

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Episode #126: Karen Finerman, ‘Out-of-Favorness’ Is Appealing. The Difficult Part is Timing

 

Episode #126: ‘Out-of-Favorness’ Is Appealing. The Difficult Part is Timing             Guest: Karen Finerman. Karen began her career as a trader at First City Capital, a risk arbitrage fund. She later joined Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette where she became Lead Research Analyst for the Risk Arbitrage department. In 1992, she […]

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The Factor of Cap Weight

Phil and Josh get quanty with Patrick Gelshenen, Executive Director of TOBAM. They discuss quantitative portfolio factors, and whether market cap weighting is itself a factor. The three discuss when market cap weighting tends to perform well, and when it doesn’t. Patrick emphasizes his firm’s approach to diversification while Phil and Josh wonder if

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The Power of Math + Time

Two of the most common themes in intelligent investing are the difficulty of “beating the market” and the folly of setting that as your investment goal. The troupe is so ubiquitous it’s almost cliché. The message goes like this: Start investing early and the power of compounding returns over time will build wealth. It won’t

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Women in ETFs & ETFs Around the World (EP.28)

Phil sits down for a one on one talk with Deborah Fuhr of ETFGI to learn how she became the leader in ETF research. Debbie goes on to discuss the origins of Women in ETFs and why women are under-represented in the financial services industry. They talk about Women in ETFs’ mission and how

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Fintech & Gratitude (EP.27)

Phil is joined by Tyrone Ross of NobleBridge Wealth and Michael Venuto of Toroso Investments. The crew starts off by discussing how to mix venture capital with traditional asset allocation models, and Mike tells us about the new Millennial Permanent Portfolio. Phil brings up Fintech and wonders why ETFs are not considered part of the

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The Indexed ETF Standard

It sure isn’t the money that motivates a true craftsman. When you love what you build, the product itself is the reward. A true craftsman wants to build things the right way, products that will stand the test of time. And it doesn’t matter one bit if the masses can tell the difference. The craftsman

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Inside ETFs: Behind Newest Take On S&P 500

Syntax's Riggs explains what a stratified-weighted S&P 500 ETF looks like and how it can deliver outperformance.

 

ETF Of The Week: Boeing’s Woes Weigh On ‘ITA’

Boeing's rocky March has roiled the biggest aerospace and defense ETF. 

 

The Wild West Of ETF Performance

Wanted: A better way to value ETF portfolios.

 

1st Net Lease ETF Debuts

Another ETF newcomer rolls out a unique slice of the REIT space.

 

'IWM' Tops Daily Inflows List

The small-cap ETF had inflows of $1.3 billion on Thursday, March 21.

 

Columbia Threadneedle’s Zeitoun On Strategic Beta ETF Lineup

Marc Zeitoun, Head of Strategic Beta, Columbia Threadneedle Investments met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the firm’s suite of strategic Beta ETFs. The DIAL and MUST ETFs have been “incredibly well received,” says Zeitoun. Rather than licensing third party indices, Columbia Threadneedle looks to their own active managers to develop […]

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Lenox Wealth’s Carter On Investment Outlook

David Carter, Chief Investment Officer, Lenox Wealth Advisors met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss his firm’s investment strategies and overall view of the market. Lenox Wealth Advisors is one of the largest RIAs in the country. For more information, visit Lenox Wealth Advisors.  

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Goldman’s Steve Sachs On JUST Mission

Steve Sachs, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the mission behind their ESG ETF, JUST. The partnership between Goldman Sachs and JUST Capital was a “happy accident,” says Sachs. Paul Jones, founder of the not-for-profit JUST Capital, spoke off-handily on a panel about […]

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Swan Global’s Approach To Enhancing Client Outcomes

Rob Swan, COO & Portfolio Manager and Sean McCaffrey, Swan Defined Risk Solutions, Swan Global met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss how advisors can take advantage of the firm’s hedged investment strategy and outsourced solutions. While most advisors follow Modern Portfolio Theory to diversify risk, Swan suggests there may a […]

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Legg Mason Launches Affordable Short Duration Income ETF

Timothy Gilligan, Head of ETF Sales, RIA Channel, Legg Mason met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the launch of short duration income ETF, WINC. Legg Mason, an actively managed shop, prides itself on being a “provider of choice.” This means offering investors access to a variety of strategies and vehicles. […]

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