Davenadig

ETF industry pioneer Dave Nadig is Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research of ETF Trends and ETF Database. Nadig comes with 25 years of ETF experience, most recently as Managing Director of ETF.com, where he helped grow the business and provide expert commentary for the past decade. Before that, he managed mutual funds at startup MetaMarkets.com, and was a Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors in the 1990s. He’s widely leveraged by media and institutions as a key expert in the field. Dave has been involved in researching, reporting and analyzing the investment management industry for more than 20 years, and recently co-authored a definitive book on ETFs, “A Comprehensive Guide To Exchange-Traded Funds,” for the CFA Institute.

Recent Content By Dave Nadig
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A Redux on The Ethics of Indexing

Every so often, the handwringing about indexes destroying the markets gets to a fever pitch, and...

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"Financial Literacy" Versus Farm Education

“Used to play pretend, give each other different names
We would build a rocket ship, and...

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FINRAs Complicated Product Proposal: Bad Policy

As I’m packing my bags for Exchange next week, I can’t seem to let go of one minor...

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Leaping Into the Metaverse With Matthew Ball

It’s hard to open up the Wall Street Journal or turn on CNBC for more than an hour and not...

Crypto Channel

Inside Ritholtz’s Strategies With Michael Batnick

Michael Batnick is managing partner at Ritholtz Wealth Management, an RIA that serves over 1,000...

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Russia: How Shattered Markets Work With ETFs

The Russian stock market is closed, and the Russian economy is rapidly slipping into pariah-state...

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BlackRock’s New CIO of ETFs and Index Investments Samara Cohen on the Indexing Ethics

You could be forgiven for not noticing that BlackRock, the world’s largest ETF and index...

Modern Alpha Channel - ETF Database

Modern Markets -- Enough Juice for the Squeeze?

Nothing gets clicks like a negative headline, and a recent academic paper on ETF model portfolios...

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Dasarte Yarnway: The Future of Financial Advice

Dasarte Yarnway may not be a household name, but he could be one soon. He’s at the front end of a...

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The Most Compelling New ETFs of 2021

I’ll be honest, I was planning on writing up a “year in review” kind of piece,...

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Tokenize Absolutely Everything

Here’s the problem with the crypto space right now: There’s quite literally so much...

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The MetaVerse: Brave New World or Capitalist Nightmare?

When I heard that Facebook was rebranding itself “Meta” in honor of the Metaverse, I...

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New Bitwise Bitcoin Filing Unleashes a Research Bomb

Bitwise (vis NYSE) filed (again) a 19b-4 just now for a “GLD for bitcoin”-style...

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The Hitch With a Bitcoin Futures ETF

We’re in the countdown for the approval of the first Bitcoin futures ETF, and as I...

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Bitcoin Futures ETF: Lucy & The Football?

Those of us nerds who spend a good chunk of our lives making side bets on SEC approvals are in a...

Notes from Camp Kotok: The Ghost Boat

“I feel like my sense of gravity is shifted,” I say. I’m driving from Grand...

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The Vanguard Way: Serious Business

Rich Powers has been at Vanguard since the Clinton administration, and like much of the firm’s...

Retirement Income Channel

Semantic Density, Algos & Gamestop - Now It’s Different

This isn’t really another article about the weird trading activity in Gamestop (GME). Yes, it’s...

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Is the Fed’s ETF Work Complete?

As a matter of course, I’m used to examining flows into ETFs to get some insight into investor...

Equity ETF Channel

Is the Fed’s ETF Work Complete?

As a matter of course, I’m used to examining flows into ETFs to get some insight into...

Multi-Factor ETF Channel

Looking Under the Hood: Growth’s Hidden Bets

An emerging story in this crazy, hyper-volatile market, has been the disparate performance of...

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Buffers for Uncertainty: A Conversation with Innovator’s Bruce Bond

Defined outcome ETFs like those from pioneer Innovator Capital Management have performed...

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The Fed is Buying Bond ETFs? Now What?

In case you missed the news, the Fed is now going to be directly buying corporate bonds, muni...

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Survey: Advisors Rejecting ETF Issuer Reps

A recent survey of advisors here at ETF Trends and ETF Database suggests that the traditional...