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Investing in emerging technologies has long been regarded as a strategy reserved for those with a very, very high tolerance for risk. While there is a great deal of uncertainty that is rightfully associated with new technologies, the lucrative upside potential is also undeniable, especially for those with a long-term investment horizon. Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of ARK Investment Management, recently took time to discuss the newly launched Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector ETF (ARKG).

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Recent developments in China have helped to open the doors to foreign investors, prompting many to re-examine the country’s growth outlook, which is as lucrative as it is riddled with uncertainty. Recently, we had an opportunity to talk with Dodd Kittsley, head of ETF strategy at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, and he shared his insights on what the latest changes in China’s stock market mean for investors. 

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The evolution of the ETF industry continues to spawn innovative products that open up the doors to asset classes and strategies that were not too long ago simply out-of-reach for the average investor. Innovation in the form of granularity recently struck the technology ETF space with the launch of the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF […]

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The proliferation of ETFs has brought countless strategies to the fingertips of average investors in recent years; through the use of a single ticker, virtually anyone with an online brokerage account can access a variety of asset classes from all around the globe or tap into a professionally managed portfolio that was once simply unreachable by […]

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ETF Issuer Solutions has brought forth a comprehensive platform designed to help investment managers bring their strategies to market. In this Q&A, president William Smalley shared his firm’s story, their objective, as well as insights about the industry as a whole.

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We recently had an opportunity to talk with Jay D. Hatfield, a seasoned Wall Street veteran, who is the fund manager behind the newcomer InfraCap MLP ETF (AMZA). In this Q&A, he offers his insights regarding the MLP space as a whole in addition to taking a deep dive under the hood of AMZA.

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Invest Like a Billionaire: Under the Hood of the IBLN ETF

by on November 3, 2014 | Updated November 4, 2014

Investing alongside Wall Street billionaires may have seemed like a far-fetched strategy for retail investors just a few years ago. In this Q&A, Raul Moreno discusses the ins and outs of the recently launched iBillionaire Index ETF (IBLN).

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Investors who rely on the current income stream from their portfolios have likely been thinking of prudent ways to more favorably re-position their holdings over the coming months. In this Q&A, David Fabian from FMD Capital Management offers his insights on how investors can utilize ETFs to build an income portfolio.

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ETFs have managed to find their way into countless portfolios over the years, as investors of all walks have embraced this vehicle as the preferred means of employing low-cost, diversified strategies. More recently, the rise of ETF managed portfolios has caught the attention of individual investors and financial advisors alike; professionally managed portfolios that utilize ETFs […]

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The evolution of the ETF universe has helped to democratize the investment landscape over the years, allowing for self-directed investors to easily access virtually any corner of the global market, and do so in a cost-efficient and transparent manner. The advantages of the exchange-traded product structure have also caught the eye of asset managers servicing […]

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As investors grow more familiar with the exchange-traded product structure, many have started to utilize these instruments for tactical exposure and not just as buy-and-hold building blocks in their portfolios. After equity markets logged a stellar performance in 2013, volatility has rightfully been a key concern for many investors looking to navigate this year’s ups and […]

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The ongoing expansion and evolution of the exchange-traded universe has helped bring previously difficult-to-reach asset classes and strategies to the fingertips of self-directed investors. One of the more compelling strategies that has caught our attention after beating the market in 2013 is the methodology behind the TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF . Minyi Chen, the portfolio […]

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