ETF Spotlight-logo

ETF Spotlight

United States

More Information

Location:

United States

Language:

English


Episodes

Invest Like Warren Buffett with These Stocks & ETF

10/12/2018
More
Moat investing, popularized by Buffett, looks for attractively priced companies with sustainable competitive advantages. AAPL, AMZN, DIS, PFE, AGN, CMP (1:15) - What Is An Economic Moat and The Different Kinds? (5:25) - VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF: Company Selection and Weighting (9:00) - How Do These Companies Create Value Long Term? (13:50) - Does Healthcare have the Best Economic Moats? (16:45) - MOAT ETF Performance: Is This A Long Term Investing...

Duration:00:22:45

Nobel Prize for Cancer Immunotherapy & Biotech ETFs to Buy

10/8/2018
More
2018 Nobel Prize for medicine was awarded for immunotherapy research. Here is what investors need to know about stocks and ETF focused on this innovative area. (1:00) - What Is Immunotherapy? (3:45) - The Different Kinds of Immunotherapy (8:00) - What To Watch For In Immunotherapy Industry (15:20) - The Developing Biotech Industry: Is It More Risky? (19:45) - Loncar China BioPharma ETF Overview: CHNA (25:00) - Big Takeaways on Immunotherapy: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:27:50

Crypto Experts on Bitcoin, ICOs, Blockchain ETF & More

9/26/2018
More
Here is what investors need to know about investing in bitcoin, ICOs and the blockchain ETF managed by crypto guru Brian Kelly. (1:00) - Should Investors Be Buying Into Cryptocurrencies? (3:10) - Bitcoin Evaluation and Initial Coin Offerings (7:30) - When Will We Get A Bitcoin ETF? (11:20) - REX Shares BKCM ETF Overview: BKC (14:30) - The Importance Of Active Management (17:35) - Big Takeaways On Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:18:58

Top Performing Active ETFs & Tesla’s Best-Case Scenario

9/24/2018
More
Neena Mishra talks with COO of ARK Investment Management, the firm behind most innovative ETFs that have consistently delivered excellent performance. (ARKK, ARKG, ARKW, TSLA, GBTC, EDIT, AMZN, SQ) (1:00) - ARK Invest’s Outperformance: What Is Their Secret Sauce? (6:10) - The Research Process Of ARK Invest (10:20) - Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector ETF: ARKG (14:00) - Next Generation Internet ETF: ARKW (18:45) - 2017 ETF Of The Year: ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) (23:15) - How Can These...

Duration:00:35:49

Marijuana Stocks and ETF: What Investors Need to Know

9/17/2018
More
Pot stocks are hot but also very volatile, here is what investors need to know (1:00) - Growth Expectations for Marijuana Industry (3:45) - Is Canada’s Legalization A Game Changer? (6:00) - Alcohol and Tobacco Giants Interests In Cannabis (8:30) - Alternative Harvest ETF Overview: MJ (10:45) - In Depth Look At Canopy Growth Corp and Tilray Inc (17:30) - Regulatory Risks and Long Term vs. Short Term Investment (25:10) - Takeaways On The Alternative Harvest ETF Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:27:36

Tech Guru on FAANGs, AMD, a New Disruptive ETF & More

9/11/2018
More
Neena Mishra talks with tech expert Gene Munster about a new ETF to invest in disruptive technologies, outlook for FAANGs and more. (0:45) - 5 Themes Driving Technology (2:30) - Loup Frontier Tech ETF (LOUP) Overview: Company Selection and Weighting (8:15) - Are Smaller Companies Poised For Better Growth? (12:20) - Is The FANG Party Over? (15:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:16:39

Leveraged FAANG ETFs: What Investors Need to Know

9/4/2018
More
These ETNs provide 2x and 3x, upside and downside exposure to the hottest tech stocks. (1:10) - What Is The NYSE FANG+ Index? (3:30) - How Should ETN Products Be Used? (6:45) - What Is The ETN Structure and Who Should Be Using Them? (10:30) - Upcoming Products and Big Takeaways On ETNs Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:12:05

Leveraged ETFs: How Do They Work and What's Hot Now?

8/24/2018
More
Leveraged and Inverse ETFs are among the most misunderstood products. Here is what investors need to know. (1:00) - What Are Leveraged ETFs and How Do They Work? (7:50) - Who Should Be Using These Products And How Should They Be Used? (13:15) - Portfolio Plus ETFs (16:45) - How Does The Index Get Selected For A Product? (18:30) - Will The Tech Trend Continue To Outperform? (21:40) - Retail and Healthcare ETFs: RETL & CURE (25:20) - Gold ETFS: DUST vs. NUGT (28:00) - Episode...

Duration:00:29:19

Move Over FANGs, FinTech ETF is Hot Now

8/14/2018
More
Here is an ETF to access high growth potential of the emerging FinTech industry (0:45) - What Is Fintech and What Is Behind The Growth? (5:10) - How Big Is The Fintech Industry? (7:20) - Global X FinTech Overview: Company Selection and Weighting (FINX) (11:00) - The Growing Popularity Of Thematic Investing (14:05) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:15:00

Profit from Retail Disruption with These ETFs

8/10/2018
More
Online sales continue to soar while brick and mortar sales are slowing down. We discuss ProShares ETFs designed to profit from this trend. (1:00) - What Has Caused The Disruption in the Retail Industry? (3:15) - What Are The New Growth Trends In Retail? (5:00) - ProShares Online Retail ETF: ONLN (9:50) - Weakened Brick and Mortar Retail (12:55) - Pro Shares Long Online/Short Stores ETF: CLIX (14:05) - How Can Investors Benefit From These Products? (17:00) - Episode Roundup:...

Duration:00:17:40

New SEC Rule and Exponential ETFs

8/3/2018
More
We discuss the proposed SEC rule for ETF approval process, an upside down ETF and a customer satisfaction ETF (1:30) - New Rules For The ETF Process: What Will Be The Impact? (9:30) - Exponential ETFs: Reverse Cap Weighting (16:40) - American Customer Satisfaction Investable Index: ACSII (19:50) - ACSII: Weighting and Holdings (22:55) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:23:28

How GICS Changes Will Impact Hottest Stocks and ETFs

7/26/2018
More
Many high-flying stocks and ETFs will be impacted by the coming sector changes. Find out what it means for your portfolio. (0:20) - Breaking Down The New Communication Services Sector (2:45) - What Stocks Will Be Impacted and How? (5:20) - Will The Communication Services Sector Provide Big Growth? (8:00) - Communication Services Select Sector SPDR: XLC (11:00) - Will This Sector Have Cyclical Growth? (14:40) - Major changes and Rebalancing To XLK and XLY ETFs (17:20) - Episode...

Duration:00:18:05

ESG ETFs: Making Money While Doing Good

7/20/2018
More
These ETFs help investors build a well-diversified portfolio with “best in class” ESG leaders. (1:30) - Can Investors Influence Companies To Be More Responsible? (5:30) - The Evolution and Approach To ESG Investing (9:10) - Is ESG Investing Possible Without Sacrificing Returns? (13:30) - Takeaways on Nushares Approach on ESG Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:14:58

Here’s Why This FAANG Powered ETF Can Keep Outperforming

7/9/2018
More
QQQ is one of the top performing ETFs of the nine-year bull run and we discuss why it could continue its outperformance (0:45) - Invesco Trust ETF QQQ: Company Selection and Weighting (6:15) - What Kind Of Exposure Does QQQ Provide? (11:20) - What Contributed To QQQ's past Outperformance? (14:00) - How Will Slowed Earnings Growth Impact QQQ? (16:10) - Disruptive Technology Exposure (20:20) - Developed Tech Stocks vs. New Tech Stock (23:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:24:55

Time to Play the Video Game ETF?

6/25/2018
More
This ETF is poised to benefit from video game industry’s explosive growth (0:45) - GAMR ETF Overview: Will The Growth Continue? (3:15) - Stock Selection and Weighting (5:45) - E-Sports Fast Pace Growth: How Will GAMR Benefit? (7:10) - E3 Conference: Electronic Entertainment Expo (9:35) - Long Term Growth Trends To Watch (12:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:13:11

Can This ETF Profit from Trade, Tariff and Tax policies?

6/18/2018
More
This ETF looks to capitalize on investment opportunities created by actions in Washington DC. Ticker: PLCY (0:45) - Government Policy As a Powerful Investment Tool: Impact on Stock Price (4:00) - Event Shares U.S Policy Alpha ETF: Policy Themes (8:45) - PLCY: Company Selection and Weighting (10:45) - Reason Behind Event Shares Liquidation of GOP, DEMS, TAXR (12:50) - How Frequently is PLCY Rebalanced? (15:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:16:40

An Oil ETF to Invest Like T. Boone Pickens

6/11/2018
More
This ETF assumes a more comprehensive view of energy investing and aims to better risk-adjusted returns (BOON) (0:40) - Oil Prices On The Rise: Is This The End Of The Rally? (3:00) - The Pickens Oil Response ETF: BOON (9:10) - How Does BOON Provide Better Risk Adjustment (11:50) - Company Selection and Weighting In Portfolio (15:00) - Why Does BOON Have A High Expense Ratio? (16:30) - Takeaways On The Oil Industry (18:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:19:07

Profit from the Commodities Rally with These ETFs

6/4/2018
More
Here are what investors need to know about the commodities rally and related ETFs. (OIH, FRAK, GDX, MOO, RAAX) (0:45) - Commodities On The Rise: Will This Continue? (3:00) - Surging Oil Prices: What Is The Best Way To Invest (5:30) - 2018 Gold Outlook: Gold Metal Or Miners? (8:00) - VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF: MOO (9:45) - Real Asset Allocation ETF: RAAX (11:40) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:12:24

Disruptive ETFs to Buy: Blockchain and Online Retail

5/29/2018
More
In this podcast, we highlighted the ETFs targeting two very hot investing trends—blockchain and online retail. (BLOK, IBUY, AMZN) (0:30) - Why You Should Be Investing In The Blockchain Technology (4:05) - Overview of BLOK: Actively Managed ETF (8:15) - How Does BLOK Manage Risk? (10:20) - Online Retail Growth Trends: IBUY (18:00) - Weighting and Holdings For IBUY (22:15) - Takeaways on IBUY and BLOK: Podcast@Zacks.com

Duration:00:24:09

Here’s an AI Powered ETF That Uses IBM’s Watson & Google Deep Mind

5/11/2018
More
Learn more about the world's first AI Powered ETF and a leading white label issuer behind many innovative ETFs. (0:30) - Investment Process of EquBot: AIEQ (3:45) - Data Analysis: How Does It Determine Relevancy? (5:30) - Why Being Actively Managed Is Important (7:10) - AIEQ Performance and ETF Managers Role (12:00) - The Future For ETF Managers: Upcoming ETFs

Duration:00:14:12