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ETF.com’s Sumit Roy Highlights Year’s Best & Worst Performing ETFs

ETF.com’s Sumit Roy highlights this year’s best and worst performing ETFs.  Sumit also discusses year-to-date ETF flows and the SEC's denial of Bitwise's proposed bitcoin ETF.

 

SSGA’s Matt Bartolini Lays Out Case for Mid-Cap Stocks

Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, explains the investment case for mid-cap stocks and offers perspective on the recent broker wars.

 

BlueStar’s Steven Schoenfeld Discusses Emerging Market Indexes

Steven Schoenfeld, Founder & CIO of BlueStar Indexes, explains potential shortcomings of traditional emerging market indexes and spotlights the BlueStar Emerging Market Risk-Controlled Index.

 

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.

 

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig on What Commission-Free Trading Means for Investors, ETF Issuers

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses the recent moves by major brokerages to offer commission-free trading, including the impact to investors and ETF issuers.

 

6 Trends Taking Off in Data Robotics

Data has become one of the most valuable resources in the manufacturing sector. New advances in data analysis and wireless technology enable factory owners to collect and analyze vast amounts of information. This data is then used to improve and streamline factory processes. The rise of the smart industry has created a significant opportunity for [...]

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What Does The Latest Bitcoin ETF Rejection Mean For The Future?

While the ETF market has been anxiously awaiting a Bitcoin ETF, the SEC recently rejected Bitwise’s ETF proposal. Now crypto investors are wondering what this means for the future of potential crypto ETFs and the market as a whole. Bitwise Asset Management’s Bitcoin ETF was disapproved last week, but Bitwise remains optimistic that the remaining [...]

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The Barriers to Investing in Private Equity Are Too High

By Frank Holmes, CEO for U.S. Global Investors The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, and for that we can largely blame policies of envy that increasingly restrict investors’ access to wealth-building instruments. Case in point: I was recently invited to participate in a private placement, and the required paperwork was, [...]

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Yale Economist Says Trump Is Good For The Market

With the constant back-and-forth of markets this year due to fluctuating news headlines, a protracted trade war, rampant presidential tweeting, and the prospect of further rate cuts by the Fed, investors are speculating as to whether we are due for a recession or not, as this bull market continues to run long. But one economist [...]

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Stocks Don’t Care About Impeachment

By Robert Ross “Would Trump’s impeachment crash the market?” A reader asked me after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. A lot of people have a vague sense that impeaching Trump is bad for stocks. Political chaos means stocks go down, right? Well, no—not necessarily. If history [...]

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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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Nicole Boyson – Academic Outsider (EP.55)

Phil is joined by Nicole Boyson, Professor of Finance at Northeastern University, to talk about her research about the asset management industry and best practices. The conversation includes: How Nicole keeps her finger on pulse of the industry as an academic Hedge Fund contagion & LTCM Nicole’s research on Hedge Fund activists Brokerage and

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Markets now: Be wary of this tech stock

Markets now: Be wary of this tech stock CNN Read More

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Tobias Carlisle – Deep Value (EP.54)

Tobias Carlisle from Acquirers Funds joins Phil for a conversation about value investing. Conversation highlights: How Tobi discovered value investing An overview of Tobi’s books, including Quantitative Value, Deep Value, Concentrated Investing and The Aquirer’s Multiple The case for concentration and active share Launching a strategy in an ETF versus a hedge fund or

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Morgan Housel – Competitive Advantages (EP.53)

Morgan Housel joins Phil in the podcast booth from the Wealthstack conference to talk about: The Collaborative Fund thesis Competitive advantages for businesses How companies get complacent over time Mean reversion and the business cycle Paranoia as driver of success Overcoming a speech disorder

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Perth Tolle – The Freedom Factor (EP.52)

Phil sits down with Perth Tolle, founder of Life and Liberty Indexes to talk about why freedom and liberty are personal to her and why she founded her company. They discuss: The connection between economic freedom and prosperity Freedom as both an ESG and alpha-seeking metric Investments born of passion and purpose Process of

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ETF Of The Week: Palladium Motors Higher

For months, the market's only palladium fund has exhibited a strong upward climb.

 

AI-Powered Momentum ETF Debuts

The new fund from Merlyn.AI switches between equity momentum ETFs and gold and bond exposures.

 

What To Do About Bonds?

The last year’s topsy-turvy bond market serves up investor challenges.

 

Reality Shares Closing 2 ETFs

Issuer shutting down two of its smart beta funds.

 

Why ESG & Ethical Investing Differ

Mona Naqvi of S&P DJI talks about how far ESG has come, and where it goes from here.  

 

Capitalizing on an inefficient market – The case for active REITs

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Brad Ball On Launch Of Overlay Shares ETFs

Brad Ball, CEO of Liquid Strategies, advisor to Overlay Shares met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the launch of the Overlay Shares’ suite of ETFs. An overlay strategy, designed to generate extra income through dual purpose assets, has been leveraged by institutional investors and family offices for years, Ball explains. […]

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Fidelity’s Timmer Shares His 2020 Outlook

Jurrien Timmer, Director of Global Macro, Fidelity Investments met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss his 2020 macroeconomic views. “The markets are at a crossroads,” says Timmer on late cycle volatility. While U.S. equities continue to soar, questions surrounding trade wars, deglobalization and the anticipation of lowering rates bring tremendous uncertainty. […]

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Schnoll On FinLife’s Future With Goldman Sachs

Rachel Schnoll, Head of FinLife, United Capital, Goldman Sachs met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss what’s next for FinLife, and what it brings to the table for independent advisors. Prior to the acquisition of United Capital in 2019, Goldman Sachs historically stayed in the ultra-high-net-worth marketplace. “We loved the user […]

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Merchant Delivers RIA Lending Platform

Rick D’Amico, Partner, Merchant Investment Management met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the firm’s RIA lending solution and partnership with Fidelity. Merchant Investment Management, founded in 2017, centers its business around fueling independent and entrepreneurial advisory businesses. Through its non-controlling share in existing or new RIAs, Merchant is able to […]

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