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Todd Shriber got his start in financial markets as a reporter with Bloomberg News. Later, he became a trader at a Southern California-based long/short hedge fund where he specialized in trading sector and international ETFs leading up to and during the financial crisis. He would later become the web editor at ETF Trends and is now back for his second stint as the ETF editor at Benzinga. Shriber has been quoted in the Barron's, CNBC.com and the Wall Street Journal. His work has been published on Web sites such as Benzinga, ETF Daily News, ETF Trends Investopedia, Minyanville, MarketWatch, Fox Business and Nasdaq.com. Shriber has a degree in broadcast journalism from Texas Christian University.

Recent Content By Todd Shriber
Climate Insights Channel

Carbon Credit Investing Ready for Its Close-Up

Due to weakness in the EU allowance (EUA) market, carbon allowance investing has scuffled in...

ETF Education Channel

Tech Sector Outlook Still Sturdy

The Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) is higher by 6.7% year to date. That confirms tech stocks remain in...

Modern Alpha Channel

Japan ETFs Ward Off Recession, Continue Trending Higher

Japan recently slipped into a recession, shedding its status as the world’s third-largest economy...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Dampen Small-Cap Volatility With This ETF

Small-cap equities are usually more volatile than their large counterparts. That turbulence can...

Crypto Channel

Fast Start for HODL Leads to Fast Fee Cut

Barely more than a month into its existence as one of the original US-listed spot bitcoin...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

MBBB Is a Meaningful Idea for Corporate Bonds

The widely observed Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index is off 2.43% year-to-date,...

US Treasuries & TIPS Fixed Income Channel

How to Deploy Short-Term Bonds in Portfolios

Short-term bonds are generally defined as debt with maturities of one to three years....

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Popularity of REITs Could Be Positive for This ETF

The real estate sector represents a mere 2.31% of the S&P 500. Just two sectors – materials...

Modern Alpha Channel

This Emerging Markets ETF Has the Right Mix

For some time now, Chinese stocks have been the primary drags on exchange traded funds with...

Crypto Channel

Interesting Speculation Arises for Some Crypto Stocks

Bitcoin recently had a scorching hot run. It has some crypto market observers believing new...

ETF Education Channel

Don’t Be Afraid to Buy at the Highs

The conventional wisdom of equity investing is “buy low, sell high.” For many investors, it’s...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Low Volatility Investing Still Holds Appeal

With the S&P 500 at all-time highs and growth stocks leading the charge, it’s understandable...

Climate Insights Channel

EV Investing Takes Lumps, Still Has Vast Potential

Electric vehicle (EV) equities and related exchange traded funds currently appear as though their...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Looking to Beat the Market? Moat Stocks Can Help

Beating broad benchmarks such as the S&P 500 is difficult. Many professional market...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Nvidia ETF Proxy Has AI Inroads

Investors looking for a “story stock” need not look much further than semiconductor giant Nvidia...

Modern Alpha Channel

Japan ETFs Still Have Winning Potential

In 2023, Japan was essentially the only major developed market to somewhat keep pace with the...

Innovative ETFs Channel

China Outlook Might Not Be as Dour as It Appears

Following three consecutive annual losses, the MSCI China Index isn’t doing much to foster...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Slumping Utilities Stocks, ETFs Have Rebound Potential

Experienced investors know that utilities is one of the sectors most inversely correlated to...

Climate Insights Channel

Copper, Decarbonization Plans Could Support KMET Thesis

Renewable energy equities are struggling. That is highlighted by sour performances in related...

Modern Alpha Channel

Favorable Traits Abound in This Corporate Bond ETF

In the fixed income space, the two primary risks confronting investors are credit risk and...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

India Stocks, ETFs Could Have More Upside Ahead

Entering 2024, there was some concern among emerging market observers that previously high-flying...

ETF Education Channel

This ETF Has the Right ESG Approach

Broadly speaking on both counts, ESG funds posted solid returns last year. But many investors...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

This Dividend Dogs ETF Has the Right Kind of Bite

Advisors and investors know international stocks have been a source of frustration for some time....

US Treasuries & TIPS Fixed Income Channel

Bond ETFs Could Benefit as Cash Comes Off Sidelines

The Federal Reserve’s torrid pace of interest rate increases in 2022 had the predictable impact...

ETF Education Channel

How Small-Cap Stocks, ETFs Can Get in Gear

Investors waiting on small-cap equities and related ETFs may be encountering a “Waiting for Godot...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Quality Dividends Take on Added Importance

Over long horizons, dividends’ growth and reinvestment of those payouts serve as vital...

Crypto Channel

Spot Ethereum ETF Speculation Could Boost This Fund

It’s been about a month since spot bitcoin ETFs debuted on U.S. exchanges. Some cryptocurrency...

Crypto Channel

Spot Bitcoin ETFs Could Help This Fund, Too

Ten spot bitcoin exchange traded funds came to market last month, increasing access to the...

ETF Education Channel

ESG Regulations Moving in Right Direction

One of the primary hurdles to broader adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

Innovative ETFs Channel

Exploring the Bright Long-Term Investment Outlook for Water

As a commodity, water might not be on par with gold or oil, but it’s a daily necessity....

ETF Education Channel

Magnificent Seven Can Do the Heavy Lifting

This year is barely more than a month old but with a broad swath of S&P 500 member firms...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

There Could Be Signs of Life for Biotech ETFs

Biotech stocks and exchange traded funds have endured a lengthy rough patch. And the pain has...

ETF Education Channel

Small Caps Can Still Deliver in 2024

Through one month and a day of trading action in 2024, the Russell 200 Index is off 2.63%....

Modern Alpha Channel

This Corporate Bond ETF Is Increasingly Relevant

It’s unknown when the Federal Reserve will trim interest rates. It’s also unknown how...

Crypto Channel

A Stunning Near-Term Forecast for Bitcoin

As of late Thursday, bitcoin was trading just north of $43,000. That indicates a near-term rise...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Consider Dividends for European Equity Exposure

Broadly speaking, European equities have long frustrated investors the world over, particularly...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Corporate Bonds Beckon, but Prudence Is Necessary

Investment-grade corporate bonds and the related exchange traded funds, broadly speaking, were...

Crypto Channel

Worst Case Scenario for Bitcoin in 2024 Still Attractive

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market capitalization, has recently cobbled together...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Some Great Blue Chips Found in This ETF

Investing in blue chip stocks is a long-term strategy because many firms with that designation...

Climate Insights Channel

There’s Still Strong Interest in Sustainable Investing

Despite conjecture to the contrary, broad swaths of advisors and retail investors remain...

US Treasuries & TIPS Fixed Income Channel

Why Treasury ETFs Are Useful for Retail Investors

Prior to 2022, many retail investors likely eschewed buying individual Treasury bonds from the...

Modern Alpha Channel

Run-Up to India Elections Puts This ETF in Spotlight

It’s often said elections have consequences. With national elections looming in the U.S. in...

Institutional Income Strategies Channel

Emerging Markets Bonds Could Be 2024 Bond Stars

Emerging markets debt proved sturdy in 2023. And more of the same could be on the way this year....

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

Surprising Bargains Available in This Semiconductor ETF

The artificial intelligence-fueled run-up by Nvidia (NVDA) and accelerating demand for the...

Crypto Channel

These Market Participants Could Boost Spot Bitcoin ETFs

Bitcoin has stumbled since the debut of spot ETFs earlier this month. That confirms a “buy the...

China Insights Channel

Emerging Markets Stocks Worth a Look So Consider This ETF

Not even a month into 2024, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is lower by 4.6%. Meanwhile, the MSCI...

US Treasuries & TIPS Fixed Income Channel

It Could Be Time for Fun With Five-Year Treasuries

Shorter-term and 10-year and longer-dated Treasuries are usually the forms of U.S. government...

Modern Alpha Channel

Mull Mortgage-Backed Securities for Reduced Treasury Risk

When it comes to bonds, advisors and investors are searching for appealing levels of income and...

Future ETFs Channel

Post Election Day, Things May Get Interesting for GTEK

Election Day is about two weeks away, and it remains to be seen how much the composition of...

Crypto Channel

ESG Pressure on Bitcoin Miners Might Benefit Investors

Like any other industry, bitcoin mining isn’t free of risk or potential controversy. In fact,...

Crypto Channel

SATO Could Be Stupendous if Bitcoin Rallies

Bitcoin needs to more than double to reclaim its all-time high, and while that’s asking a lot,...

Volatility Resource Channel

Zero In On FLHY as a Recession Indicator

Among fixed income assets, high yield corporate bonds are often considered to be reliable...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Climate Bill Might Be Sunny for Solar Equities

In a surprise move that’s leaving some policymakers on the right less than happy, Democrats U.S....

Dual Impact Channel

EV Sales Data Interesting for CLNR

Electric vehicles haven’t yet reached price parity with their internal combustion engine...

The Responsible Investing Channel

Finally, Political Help for Renewable Energy ETFs

Investors that actively follow or allocate capital to renewable energy equities and the related...

Nasdaq Portfolio Solutions Channel

VSDA: Accelerant for Value, Dividend Growth

With growth stocks wilting this year, plenty of value exchange traded funds are strutting their...

Beyond Basic Beta Channel

How Russia Reductions Will Impact EM Bond ETFs

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western nations levied punitive economic sanctions...

Core Strategies Channel

ESG ETFs Have Another Strong Month of Growth

On the inflows front, February was another strong month for environmental, social, and governance...

ETF Building Blocks Channel

Investors Want More Dividends — SDOG Can Deliver

Domestic dividend growth is on a torrid pace this year, and that’s a boon for investors,...

ETF Education Channel

Find Deeper Shades of Value with RPV

Aside from the obvious of rising prices for the related stocks and exchange traded funds, one of...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Direxion to Change Indexes For Leveraged Pharma, Real Estate ETFs

Direxion, one of the largest issuers of leveraged exchange traded funds, is planning to change...

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ETF Database February 26 Trends: The Pound, Mexico, Natural Gas, and Social Responsibility

The analysts here at ETF Database researched the search patterns of visitors to our site during...

News

ETF Database February 18 Trends: Oil, Gold and China Are in the Spotlight

The analysts here at ETF Database researched the search patterns of visitors to our site during...