Disastrous weather and a heated trade war has recently provided a boost to grain ETPs like the Elements MLCX Grains Index-Total Return ETN (GRU) and the Teucrium Corn Fund (CORN). ETF.com's Lara Crigger goes in-depth on an often overlooked corner of the ETF market.
Jordan Farris, Head of ETF Product Development at Nuveen, counters common investor objections to ESG or socially responsible investing and highlights Nuveen's ESG ETF lineup.
Eric Ervin, CEO of Blockforce Capital, discusses their forthcoming cryptocurrency investment platform, crypto naysayers, and blockchain & bitcoin ETFs.
Nuveen's Jordan Farris responds to common investor objections to ESG or socially responsible investing. ETF.com's Lara Crigger spotlights the recent performance of grain ETPs. Blockforce Capital's Eric Ervin discusses blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and ETFs.
With the U.S. dollar surging over the past two years, ETF.com’s Lara Crigger discusses whether once popular currency hedged ETFs can stage a comeback and key considerations for investors when deciding to hedge currency exposure.
By Robert Ross via Iris.xyz. A man pulled a gun on me last week. I was in the Ipanema neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. Ipanema is one of the wealthiest areas of Rio. You get iconic views of the Brazilian shore line and white sand beaches. I was two blocks from Ipanema Beach when a [...]
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By Robert Ross via Iris.xyz. If it seems too good to be true, it usually is. But when I say you can juice your investment returns with the click of a button, it’s the plain truth. I’m talking about reinvesting your dividends. t may seem like a minor thing. But if you’re not doing it, you’re [...]
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By Rick Kahler via Iris.xyz. A relatively radical bill moving through Congress will mostly eliminate passing on to heirs the benefits of tax-deferred and tax free IRAs. Why haven’t you heard anything about this money grab? Maybe because the bill has so much bipartisan support instead of political drama that the media is not paying [...]
By Patrick Watson via Iris.xyz. The logic of Donald Trump’s multi-front trade war, if there is any, is increasingly obscure. The tangled mix of policies isn’t accomplishing its stated goals and seems unlikely to ever do so. Meanwhile, it hurts the Americans it should supposedly help. Regardless, it’s happening, and it has consequences… none of them [...]
By Stephen McBride via Iris.xyz. What do an iPhone and Nike sneakers have in common? Both are made by iconic American companies. Both are also made in China. American goods used to be made in America. Then cheap labor transformed China into the “world’s factory.” Today we get 80% of our air conditioners, 70% of TVs, and 60% of [...]
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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 […]
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 […]
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: ‘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 […]
Phil is joined by Sam Huszczo, founder of SGH Wealth Management. Sam talks about how he modernized SGH Wealth Management, and how using single factor ETFs were instrumental in that transition. They talk about Sam’s time as head of the CFA Society of Detroit, and what a local chapter head does. The two debate
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I recently attended the Inside Smart Beta & Active ETFs conference in Boston, MA and here are five of the most pertinent takeaways: 1. For single factors, timing (and time-frame) is everything – Is the Value factor working? Is Growth? It is impossible to answer this question without referencing a timeframe. The below Value vs
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Ed Lopez, Head of ETF Product at Van Eck joins Phil. The two reminisce on their days working together at Rydex Investments and then talk about how marketing and product management are intertwined. They talk about alternative investments, including gold, bitcoin and inflation hedges, and about which products they love. Finally, they round out
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
'XLB,' the largest materials ETF, has attracted nearly $1 billion in one week.
World’s biggest ETF issuer offers a new perspective with ‘megatrends.’
There are two ways to go about getting into this space.
State Street Global Advisors had the most inflows of any issuer, by far, on Thursday, June 13, 2019
U.S. equity ETFs saw most of the gains on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
JB Golden, EVP and Portfolio Manager, AAM met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the late cycle benefits of municipal bonds. As portfolio manager of AAM’s Core Tax-Exempt Strategy, Golden leverages municipal bonds to generate tax-exempt income with a dual emphasis on capital preservation. The relatively low default rates and high […]
Aidan O’Leary, Portfolio Manager, Henry James International met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the big opportunity in international investing. Henry James International is a boutique asset management firm focused on international and emerging market equity strategies. The active shop takes a “quantamental” approach to its investment selection process. After narrowing […]
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Jim McDonald, Chief Investment Strategist, Northern Trust met with Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss his mid-year market outlook. “2018 was the year of de-risking,” says McDonald on the massive Q4 selloff. Early into 2019, Northern Trust added back much of their exposure to U.S. equities, global real estate and emerging market […]
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