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Join Nate, Conor, and Jason for The ETF Store Show, the first radio program focused solely on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). ETFs, which have been called the next generation mutual funds, can help lower your investment costs, reduce your tax bill, and increase your investment options. Learn how to make ETFs a part of your investment portfolio as we spotlight individual ETFs and interview experts from across the country. Featured in national publications such as Money Magazine and Bloomberg, The ETF Store Show can help put you on the path towards financial success!






730 West 110th Street, Suite 870 Overland Park, KS 66210 1-877-365-3837 ext.


Rising Rates? How to Protect Your Bond Portfolio

Interest rates and bond prices move in opposite directions. Bryce Doty, Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager at Sit Investment Associates, explains why the Federal Reserve’s unwinding of their balance sheet could cause rates to rise more than anticipated, making a hedge such as the Sit Rising Rate ETF (RISE) a valuable component in […]

Duration: 00:55:13

Nothing Stirs Investor Passion Like Bitcoin & Gold

Ari Paul, cryptocurrency expert and Co-Founder of BlockTower Capital, offers his perspective on bitcoin, the technology underlying it, and whether it should be owned in an investment portfolio. George Milling-Stanley, Head of Gold Strategy at State Street Global Advisors, explains where gold derives its intrinsic value and how he views it in the context of […]

Duration: 01:00:19

Best of The ETF Store Show: Robotics ETFs

Global X’s Jay Jacobs explains thematic investing and spotlights the Robotics & Artificial Intelligence ETF (BOTZ), ROBO Global’s Chris Buck explains the index behind the ROBO Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (ROBO), and Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood highlights the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) and the ARK Web X.0 ETF (ARKW).

Bitcoin Explained

After discussing potential bitcoin ETFs on last week’s show, Nate & Jason expand on bitcoin, explaining what it is, why it’s gaining traction, and how it compares to gold. Bryce Tillery, CEO of Eve Capital, spotlights The WEAR ETF (WEAR) and discusses the intriguing potential of the wearable technology space.

Duration: 00:55:21

Stars Aligning for Bitcoin ETF Approval?

While the SEC continues to review the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, VanEck recently filed registration for the VanEck Vectors Bitcoin Strategy ETF. Nate & Conor explain how recent developments in the bitcoin ecosystem, including the CBOE planning to launch bitcoin futures, bode well for the eventual approval of bitcoin ETFs. Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs, […]

Duration: 00:57:16

Geopolitics, Valuations, Trump – Making Sense of Global Stocks

Has a mix of geopolitical tensions, U.S. stock valuation concerns, and an uncertain path for President Trump’s economic agenda created anxiety? Nate & Jason offer historical perspective and discuss how you can potentially stack the investment odds in your favor. Jeremy Schwartz, Director of Research at WisdomTree, goes in-depth on global stock valuations and highlights […]

Duration: 00:54:20

The Mother of All Trends

Bloomberg ETF Analyst Eric Balchunas has called the shift to low-cost investments the “mother of all trends” in investing. Nate & Conor offer perspective and explain why this trend has helped fuel the growth of ETFs, which recently surpassed $3 trillion in assets. Phil Bak, CEO of Exponential ETFs, spotlights the Brand Value ETF (BVAL) […]

Duration: 00:46:18

Disruptive Innovation

Bond ETFs recently turned fifteen years old. Nate & Conor explain how, while bonds may not be the most exciting aspect of your portfolio, ETFs have completely disrupted the status quo of investing in them. Cathie Wood, Founder & CEO of ARK Invest, spotlights the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) and the ARK Web x.0 ETF […]

Duration: 00:55:55

Can the Color Red Alter Your Investment Behavior?

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted research showing that the color red can actually alter your investment outlook. Nate & Conor explain how this is yet another example of ingrained behaviors and biases potentially impacting your investment returns. Greg King, Founder & CEO of Rex Shares, spotlights one of the top performing ETFs year-to-date, […]

Duration: 00:57:10

Are ETFs the Tail Wagging the Stock Market Dog?

With ETFs raking-in billions of dollars in new investor money, some are asking whether ETFs are now driving the stock market versus the other way around. Nate & Jason explore whether ETFs are really “the tail wagging the dog”. Will Rhind, Founder & CEO of GraniteShares, spotlights two recently launched commodity ETFs, including the lowest […]

Duration: 00:49:52

Socially Responsible Investing: Gender Diversity

More investors are placing an emphasis on socially responsible investing, including investing in companies where gender diversity matters. Nate & Jason explore the issue of gender inequality in corporate America and discuss how some investment companies are looking to alter the landscape. Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, spotlights […]

Duration: 00:49:26

Where Will Mutual Fund Outperformance Come From?

With the latest actively managed mutual fund performance data showing no signs of improvement, Nate & Jason attempt to re-frame the active versus passive debate: “Where is alpha (outperformance) going to come from moving forward?” Also, Brad Lamensdorf, Founder & President of Active Alts, explains the concept of a “short squeeze” and spotlights the Active […]

Duration: 00:48:50

ESG Investing in Focus

Environmental, social, & governance (ESG) investing continues to grow in popularity. Nate & Conor explain the rationale for investing in companies scoring high in ESG factors and touch on the current ESG ETF landscape. Also,’s Dave Nadig discusses new MSCI ESG data to evaluate ETFs and VanEck’s Bill Sokol spotlights the VanEck Vectors Green Bond […]

Duration: 00:49:47

Thematic ETFs: Separating Fads from Long-Term Trends

Thematic ETFs, which typically provide exposure to narrower, evolving segments of the stock market, have their proponents and detractors. Nate & Conor discuss both sides of the debate and explain several key considerations when investing in thematic ETFs. Jay Jacobs, Director of Research at Global X, offers his perspective on thematic investing and spotlights several […]

Duration: 00:48:27

DOL Fiduciary Rule Update, Bitcoin, & the Rise of Robotics

The long-awaited DOL fiduciary rule, which requires brokers to put clients’ best interest first when providing investment advice on retirement accounts, takes partial effect on June 9th. Nate & Conor explain why the rule is needed and how it is already impacting the investment landscape. Nate & Conor also discuss the skyrocketing price of bitcoin and […]

Duration: 00:50:43

Best of The ETF Store Show

We revisit some of our favorite recent segments including why we believe ETFs should be thought of as a new technology, our take on ETFs being referred to as weapons of mass destruction, our rant against Jim Cramer’s anti-ETF rant, and a deep-dive into the “world’s cheapest ETF portfolio”.

Duration: 00:56:07

ETFs in Focus: Best Trading Practices, Capitalizing on Industry Growth

Phil Mackintosh, Head of Trading Strategy & Analysis at KCG, discusses best ETF trading practices and explains key considerations when evaluating ETF liquidity. Also, Mike Venuto, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Toroso Investments, spotlights the index behind the recently launched ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF (TETF) and offers his outlook on the […]

Duration: 00:51:00

Emerging Market Stocks Stage a Comeback

After years of underperformance, emerging market stocks have begun surging ahead. Nate & Conor explain several of the key drivers of this recent outperformance, along with the rationale for owning a longer-term allocation to emerging market stocks in a portfolio. Kevin Carter, CEO of Big Tree Capital, offers his perspective on emerging markets and spotlights the […]

Duration: 00:48:32

World’s Cheapest ETF Portfolio

Nate & Conor discuss’s “World’s Cheapest ETF Portfolio“, which offers exposure to six major asset classes for the cost of a Starbucks latte. David Varadi, Director of Research at Blue Sky Asset Management, spotlights the QuantX suite of ETFs and explains the concept of “smarter beta”.

Duration: 00:48:27

Why Jim Cramer’s Anti-ETF Take is Wrong

CNBC’s Jim Cramer recently ranted against ETFs on his stock picking show, Mad Money. Nate & Conor explain why this type of messaging from the mainstream financial media is not only misguided, but irresponsible. Conor Platt, Co-Founder & CEO of Etho Capital, spotlights the Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF (ETHO) and discusses the growing appeal of socially […]

Duration: 00:49:23

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