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Highlighting the Annual Awards

4/7/2020 Editor-In-Chief Drew Voros highlights the winners of the annual ETF awards. S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Mona Naqvi goes in-depth on ESG investing, including addressing concerns over performance. SP Funds’ Naushad Virji spotlights the first suite of Sharia-compliant ETFs.


Recapping a Wild Month in ETFs: Facts, Myths, & the Unusual

Three of the best in the ETF business discuss an eventful month in ETFs.’s Lara Crigger explains the record number of leveraged and inverse ETP closures. CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth talks ETF flows, myths, launches, and more. ETF Flows’ Dave Nadig goes in-depth on bond ETF discounts and the Fed tasking BlackRock with bond ETF […]


Biotech Expert Brad Loncar Goes In-Depth on Coronavirus Treatments & Vaccines

Biotech expert Brad Loncar explains why COVID-19 should be taken seriously and goes in-depth on the companies rapidly developing treatments and vaccines.’s Drew Voros highlights ETF flows and discusses the Fed’s decision to purchase investment grade corporate bond ETFs.


ETF Legend Reggie Browne On How ETFs Are Handling Market Downturn

GTS’ Reggie Browne goes in-depth on ETF trading, liquidity, and market structure during the recent, abrupt downturn. WisdomTree’s Jeremy Schwartz discusses market and economic impact of the Coronavirus and highlights several ETFs. North Shore Indices’ Tim Rotolo explains investment case for uranium and the North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (URNM).


ETFs Pass Yet Another Test

3/10/2020’s Drew Voros explains how ETFs have handled the recent market volatility. SS&C ALPS Advisors President Laton Spahr and Global X Chief Investment Officer Jon Maier go in-depth on thematic ETFs.


Coronavirus: Markets, ETFs, & Fear

3/3/2020’s Sumit Roy discusses potential economic and market implications of the Coronavirus and highlights recent ETF flows, performance, and trading. Confluence Analytics’ Conor Platt offers his unique perspective on ESG data. Alpha Architect’s Wes Gray explains their ETF white-labeling business.


Altruist’s Jason Wenk on RIA Custodian Fees, Transparency, & Technology

Altruist Founder Jason Wenk goes in-depth on the current RIA custodian landscape including competitive dynamics with firms such as Schwab and Fidelity, along with how the space will evolve moving forward.’s Lara Crigger talks ESG ETF due diligence. Pacific Global ETFs’ Tony Dufault highlights their lineup of income-oriented, actively managed ETFs.


Launch of Non-Transparent ETFs Imminent… Will They Matter?

2/18/2020’s Drew Voros discusses the imminent launch of the first non-transparent ETFs. Northern Trust’s Michael Natale describes the role of real assets in a portfolio and highlights FlexShares ETFs covering natural resources, infrastructure, and real estate. AlphaClone’s Maz Jadallah explains their Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA), which seeks to mimic top stock picks from the best […]


SPDR’s Matt Bartolini on “Mini-SPY”, SDY, & Active Mutual Funds

Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research, explains State Street’s move to offer a second S&P 500 ETF. Matt also discusses the recent uproar surrounding the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF and the challenges facing active mutual funds.’s Drew Voros talks coronavirus and bond ETF flows. Liquid Strategies’ Brad Ball highlights the Overlay Shares lineup […]


ETF Flows, Launches, & Fee Wars

2/4/2020’s Drew Voros highlights January ETF flows and offers perspective on the slower pace of ETF launches. FactSet’s Elisabeth Kashner recaps Inside ETFs and goes in-depth on the ETF fee landscape. Brandometry’s Tony Wenzel explains the index underlying the Brand Value ETF (BVAL).


Recapping Inside ETFs 2020

1/30/2020’s Drew Voros and Lara Crigger sit down with Nate Geraci beachside to recap the world’s largest ETF conference.


BlackRock Raising Bar on ESG Investing?

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink recently signed two letters outlining how the company intends to help combat climate change.’s Lara Crigger explains why this latest initiative feels different than past promises. Charles Schwab’s D.J. Tierney discusses their move to commission-free trading, recent ETF launches, and the ongoing ETF fee war. Fundamental Income’s Alexi Panagiotakopoulos spotlights […]


ETFs: Does Size Matter?

1/14/2020’s Drew Voros discusses whether an ETF’s AUM should matter to investors. GFM Asset Management’s Tariq Dennison explains the investment case for emerging markets and against a bitcoin ETF. EventShares’ Ben Phillips spotlights their U.S. Legislative Opportunities ETF (PLCY), along with key government policy issues he’s tracking.


ETFs in 2020, Previewing Inside ETFs, & Momentum Investing

1/7/2020’s Drew Voros recaps 2019 ETF flows and looks ahead to 2020. Inside ETFs CEO John Swolfs previews the world’s largest ETF conference. ReSolve Asset Management’s Adam Butler spotlights the index behind the Strategy Shares Newfound/ReSolve Robust Momentum ETF (ROMO).


2019’s Best of ETF Prime

Nate revisits some of his favorite conversations from 2019, including Vanguard’s Michael Lovett,’s Dave Nadig, Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas, CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth, Bitwise’s Matt Hougan, State Street’s George Milling-Stanley, and Nuveen’s Jordan Farris.


The Year in ETFs & 2020 ETF Predictions

12/17/2019’s Dave Nadig recaps the year in ETFs and offers his 2020 predictions. Morningstar’s Ben Johnson discusses broader trends that could impact ETFs well beyond 2020. Astoria’s John Davi highlights the year in the financial markets and looks ahead to next year’s key investment themes.


Shaping Returns: Defined Outcome Investing

12/10/2019’s Dave Nadig goes in-depth on Defined Outcome ETFs, one of 2019’s biggest ETF success stories. m+ funds’ Steve Houston explains their lineup of defined outcome unit investment trusts and the future of structured products. Matt Raynor highlights Principal’s approach to the ETF market, including multifactor and actively managed offerings.


The Year of the Bond ETF

12/3/2019’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 […]


“Non-Transparent” ETFs: Revolution in Active Management?

Blue Tractor Group’s Simon Goulet explains the rationale behind “non-transparent” ETFs and highlights Blue Tractor’s unique Shielded Alpha approach.’s Dave Nadig offers his take on Charles Schwab’s purchase of TD Ameritrade and combs through recent ETF filings. EMQQ’s Kevin Carter discusses the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF.


The ESG Debate

Nate Geraci and’s Lara Crigger debate the merits of ESG investing. Lara also highlights recent flows into ESG ETFs and explains green bonds. YCharts CEO Sean Brown discusses the importance of ETF due diligence and tools available to help.