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ETF.com’s Lara Crigger Talks 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.

 

Vanguard’s Michael Lovett Discusses Latest ETF Fee Cuts, Advisor Fees

Michael Lovett, Head of Vanguard's RIA Group, highlights their latest ETF fee cuts and offers perspective on both fund and financial advisor fees.

 

Amplify ETFs’ Christian Magoon Spotlights Peer-to-Peer Lending ETF

Christian Magoon, Founder & CEO of Amplify ETFs, spotlights the brand new Amplify CrowdBureau Peer-to-Peer Lending & Crowdfunding ETF (LEND).

 

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.

 

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig on Current & Future Fund Fees

A recent Morningstar study found investors saved around $5.5 billion in fund fees in 2018 compared to 2017.  ETF.com's Dave Nadig offers perspective on the current fee environment and looks ahead to what the future of fund fees might hold.

 

American Century Files for Actively Managed, Semi-Transparent ETFs

American Century Investments has filed for exemptive relief for actively managed, semi-transparent ETFs that will utilize Precidian Investments’ ActiveShares® methodology. It comes after the SEC on Monday signed off on an order that would allow Precidian Investments to proceed with offering an actively managed ETF that wouldn’t be required to disclose its full portfolio to [...]

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Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF ‘VTI” – Time To Invest?

The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) has been in existence since 2001 and is a passively managed index fund that is intended to replicate the performance of the overall U.S. stock market. More specifically, it tracks the CRSP U.S. Total Market Index, which is composed of an assortment of more than 3,500 stocks of [...]

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An ETF For Growing Global Dividends

As has been widely noted, dividends continue growing in the U.S. and the same is true in some other major developed markets. The ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF (CBOE: EFAD) is an ideal avenue for investors looking for ex-US developed markets dividend growth stocks. EFAD tracks the MSCI EAFE Dividend Masters Index, which includes [...]

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Two New Artificial Intelligence ETFs Debut on NYSE

Two new artificial intelligence ETFs launched on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday via a partnership between Exchange Traded Concepts and Qraft Technologies. The pair of ETFs are the Qraft AI Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: QRFT) and the Qraft AI Enhanced U.S. Large Cap Momentum ETF (NYSEArca: AMOM). Hyung-Sik Kim, CEO and co-founder [...]

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SEC Delays VanEck Bitcoin ETF Proposal

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday delayed the VanEck bitcoin ETF proposal, setting a new deadline of Aug. 19. The delay comes as Bitcoin is trading at $7,921.47 as of 10:30 am ET Tuesday, up 2.03% in the past 24 hours, according to CoinMarketCap.com. The SEC can delay its decision on the VanEck [...]

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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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Where Quant and ESG Collide (EP.35)

Linda introduces the new initiative from Women in ETFs: the Speaker’s Bureau program which connects conference organizers and media bookers with female leaders in the industry. Linda then shares her journey which began in China and continued in Canada and the US and ultimately had personal experiences that led her to focus on environmental

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Cheers to Three Years (EP.34)

Phil and Charles enjoy a Manhattan to reflect on three years of Exponential ETFs.

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Detroit Hustles Harder (EP.33)

Phil and Jason Raznick sit down in the middle of the Benzinga offices, in the middle of downtown Detroit as Jason welcomes Exponential ETFs to the neighborhood, having just moved offices from Ann Arbor to Detroit. Jason talks about how Benzinga got started and makes the pitch for businesses to come to Detroit. The

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Smashing ETF Misconceptions (EP.32)

Phil and Christian talk about ETF issuers supporting each other, and then attack the misconception that assets under management are a fair measure of ETF liquidity. They take turns drafting specific ETF misconceptions and explain why those misconceptions are wrong. The two end with an explosive rant about anti-competitive issues in the ETF industry

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Macro Headwinds & Mixed Signals (EP.31)

Phil and Josh are joined by Benjamin Lavine, CIO of 3D Asset Management, a TAMP platform and model portfolio provider. Ben shares his macro outlook in light of the recent yield curve inversion and global events and shows where how the global markets are showing mixed signals. After walking through the macro environment, Ben

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New Active ETFs Run With AI

Exchange Traded Concepts has ushered two funds into the market that are run using artificial intelligence.

 

Time For Global Infrastructure ETFs

This segment is prime for investors looking for sustainable growth names.

 

Behind Active ETFs’ Small Victories

Active ETFs saw strong growth in the past year, but it’s too soon to call it a new era.

 

Core & Value Smart Beta ETFs Filed

Columbia Threadneedle plans two domestic smart beta funds.

 

'SOXX' Takes In Nearly $215M

The iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF jumped 14% in assets on Friday, May 17.

 

Droller Talks Schwab’s Commission-Free ETF Solution, OneSource

Kari Droller, Vice President, Third-Party Mutual Fund and ETF Platforms, Charles Schwab, met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the expansion of Schwab’s commission-free ETF platform, OneSource™. This March, Schwab’s commission-free online platform, OneSource, more than doubled its ETF product lineup. Today, advisors and individual investors trading on the platform have […]

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State Street & Kensho Partner on New Economies ETFs

Matthew Bartolini, Head of SPDR® Americas Research, State Street Global Advisors met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss innovation’s impact on thematic investing. “There’s a vast amount of innovation throughout our economy,” says Bartolini on the changing economic landscape. In a recent partnership with Kensho, State Street launched a series of sub […]

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Rodilosso On VanEck’s Total Return Dividend Strategy

Fran Rodilosso, Head of ETF Fixed Income Portfolio Management, VanEck met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss his outlook on fixed income and how investors can capture yield. “The Fed’s change in outlook caught the market wrong footed,” says Rodilosso on the 2019’s potential for no rate hikes and an easier […]

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Envestnet: A Powerful Network For Advisors & Asset Managers

Estee Faranda Jimerson, Managing Director, Head of Asset Manager Network, Envestnet met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel at the 2019 Envestnet Advisor Summit to discuss the platform’s powerful network of advisors and asset managers. Envestnet, an open architecture platform, allows advisors access to integrated portfolios, practice management, and reporting solutions all in one login. The […]

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Syntax’ Riggs On Stratified Weighting

Rory Riggs, Founder, Syntax met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss his methodology behind stratified-weighted indices. The idea behind Syntax’s stratified-weighting was inspired by Rigg’s longtime career in healthcare. In the medical field, studies stratify patients’ health risks in order to have a controlled outcome. “I always thought, why can’t we do this in finance?” […]

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