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ETF Boot Camp: Morris on ETFs Tracking Illiquid Asset Classes

November 14th at 9:00am

Richard Morris, partner at Morgan Lewis joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss the evolution of exchange traded funds into less liquid asset classes, such as emerging market debt. “I think we continue to see, as the ETF market expands, a...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Morris on ETFs Tracking Illiquid Asset Classes

    Nov 14th at 9:00am

    Richard Morris, partner at Morgan Lewis joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss the evolution of exchange traded funds into less liquid asset classes, such as emerging market debt. “I think we continue to see, as the ETF market expands, a...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Kittsley Talks Currency Hedging, ETF Asset Allocation

    Nov 13th at 9:00am

    Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management head of ETF Strategy Dodd Kittsley joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss the advantages of ETFs in terms of expanding access to various asset classes and the growth of currency hedged ETFs. Deutsche...

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  • PIMCO’s Schneider Talks Fed Policy, Active Bond ETF Management

    Nov 12th at 9:00am

    PIMCO Managing Director Jerome Schneider joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to talk about what the Federal Reserve’s next move might be when it comes interest rates. Schneider, the manager of the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity ETF (NYSEArca:

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  • Sterne on Fidelity’s ETF Growth, Bond Funds

    Nov 11th at 9:00am

    Lee Sterne, ETF strategist at Fidelity Investments’ fixed income division, joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss Fidelity’s growth in the ETF business and its plans for future active bond ETF offerings. Last year, Fidelity rolled out 10...

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  • Sage Advisory’s Smith on ETF Strategists

    Nov 10th at 9:00am

    Sage Advisory President and Chief Investment Officer Robert Smith joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss the growth of ETF strategists and how strategists can serve as guides to ETF investors. Texas-based Sage works with financial advisors...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Lewellyn on New ETF Hurdles and Trading

    Nov 7th at 9:00am

    Dustin Lewelln, president of Golden Gate Investment Consulting, joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss how new issuers of exchange traded funds can get their products to market. Lewellyn notes that passively managed ETFs are not only more...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: McOrmond With ETF Trading, Liquidity Tips

    Nov 7th at 7:15am

    WallachBeth Managing Director Andy McOrmond joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss how the provider of exchange traded fund execution and liquidity services helps buy side investors, including institutions and advisors, gain high-level...

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  • Lydon Talks Advisor Adoption of ETFs on CNBC

    Nov 6th at 2:31pm

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon joined CNBC’s Jeff Cox from the Schwab Impact Conference in Denver to discuss the active versus passive management, which has gained intensity as more institutional investors and registered investment advisors have flocked to exchange traded funds. Lydon notes...

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  • Morningstar’s Johnson Talks ETF Industry Growth, Strategic Beta

    Nov 6th at 9:00am

    Morningstar’s Director of Manager Research for Passive Strategies Ben Johnson joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss the growth of the exchange traded products industry, including the smart beta boom Smart beta ETFs, or strategic beta as...

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  • Morningstar’s Charlson Talks Alternative Investments

    Nov 6th at 7:15am

    Josh Charlson, Morningstar’s director of manager research for alternative strategies, joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss the value of alternative investment strategies. Although alternative strategies have fallen out of favor as U.S....

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Indxx’s Sen Sharma on Custom Indices

    Nov 5th at 9:00am

    Rahul Sen Sharma, partner at Indxx LLC, joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss the firm’s approach to creating bespoke indices for money managers. Sen Sharma notes that money managers using rules-based strategies are increasingly...

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  • Davidow Talks Index Investing, Fundamental Weighting

    Nov 5th at 7:15am

    Anthony Davidow, vice president for alternative beta and asset allocation strategist at the Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW) Center for Financial Research joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss Schwab’s commitment to index investing. In the...

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  • Hougan Talks ETF Flows, Growth of Smart Beta

    Nov 4th at 9:00am

    Matt Hougan, president of ETF.com, joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss some of the hot themes in the world of exchange traded funds, including the exponential growth of smart beta ETFs. “I’ve been shocked by how deep that (smart beta...

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  • Dzanis on How Advisors Can Better Work With Millennials

    Nov 4th at 7:15am

    Marie Dzanis, head of intermediary distribution for Northern Trust’s (NasdaqGS: NTRS) FlexShares exchange traded funds unit joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to talk about how financial advisors can improve their relationships with younger, more...

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  • Thomas Talks FlexShares Non-Traditional Indices

    Nov 3rd at 12:59pm

    Northern Trust (NasdaqGS: NTRS) Executive Vice President and head of funds and managed accounts Shundrawn Thomas joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss FlexShares’ use of non-traditional indices for its growing lineup of exchange traded...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Fulton on ETF Growth, Strategist Relationships

    Oct 31st at 10:30am

    Elkhorn Investments CEO Ben Fulton joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss the rapid growth of the ETF industry and the ideas behind the creation of Elkhorn. Elkhorn is an independent investment solutions firm that designs, sponsors, and...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Ebner on New State Street ETFs

    Oct 31st at 7:15am

    State Street Global Advisors Head of Product Development Scott Ebner and Research Scott Ebner joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss the growth of smart beta or alternatively weighted ETFs. Ebner also highlighted State Street’s new range...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Asnes Talks Market Risk

    Oct 30th at 11:00am

    Idea Refinery LLC President Marion Asnes joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss how financial advisors can properly articulate market risk to clients. Asnes notes that advisors and clients must contend with multiple varieties of risk,...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: O’Keeffe Talks Increased Adoption of Smart Beta ETFs

    Oct 30th at 7:15am

    Russell Investments Managing Director Ken O’Keeffe joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss increased adoption of smart beta or alternatively-weighted exchange traded funds by institutional investors. Earlier this year, Russell released a...

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  • Abner on the Importance of ETF Trading Education

    Oct 29th at 11:00am

    WisdomTree Head of Capital Markets Dave Abner joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss the importance of increased ETF trading education. Abner noted that over the past several years, ETF trading education is starting to bear fruit. “The way...

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  • Tucker Talks Fed Rate Outlook

    Oct 29th at 9:00am

    BlackRock Managing Director and iShares Head of Fixed Income Strategy Matt Tucker joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to talk about the U.S. interest rate outlook and how financial advisors can be prepared for a change in the Federal Reserve’s rate...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Sector, Facebook Earnings ETFs on FOX Business

    Oct 28th at 6:35pm

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business to discuss Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) earnings as well sector ETFs, including those funds that track the high-flying biotechnology sector and recently resurgent homebuilders

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  • Issakainen, Subramanian Discuss the Growth of First Trust ETFs

    Oct 28th at 11:00am

    First Trust Senior Vice President and ETF Strategist Ryan Issakainen and Senior Vice President for National Accounts Andrew Subramanian joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss the growth of First Trust. Illinois-based First Trust is now the...

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  • ProShares Talks Dividend Growth

    Oct 28th at 9:00am

    ProShares Head of Investment Strategy Simeon Hyman joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss the firm’s dividend growth offerings and how evaluating dividend growth firms also unearths high-quality companies. Hyman notes that ProShares’...

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  • ProShares’ Hill Discusses the Evolution of Smart Beta ETFs

    Oct 24th at 9:00am

    ProShares Head of Institutional Investment Strategy Joanne Hill joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss the evolution of smart beta exchange traded funds. Hill noted smart beta is in fact an index strategy “with a little bit of an active...

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  • MSCI’s Subramanian on Index Innovation

    Oct 24th at 7:15am

    MSCI (NYSE: MSCI) Managing Director and Head of Equity Applied Research for North America Raman Subramanian joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss index innovation and how investors are gaining exposure to previously hard-to-access asset...

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  • Belden, Lydon Talk Rising Rates, Defined Maturity Bond ETFs

    Oct 23rd at 9:00am

    Guggenheim Investments Managing Director William Belden joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference to discuss the impact rising interest rates can have on investors’ fixed income portfolios and the advantages Guggenheim’s suite of BulletShares defined maturity ETFs...

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  • Finn, Lopez on Fixed Income Risk, Alternative Bond ETF Ideas

    Oct 22nd at 1:48pm

    Van Eck Global Marketing Director Ed Lopez and Director of ETF Business Development Pat Finn joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference to discuss alternative bond ETF ideas, including how advisors and investors can deploy emerging markets debt in their...

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  • Mazza on the Growth of Smart Beta ETFs

    Oct 22nd at 9:00am

    State Street Global Advisors Vice President and head of research Dave Mazza joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to talk about the growth of smart beta exchange traded funds and State Street’s newly minted group of ETFs that focus on the quality...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Moriarty Talks ETF Product Development

    Oct 21st at 1:33pm

    Kathleen Moriarty, partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, joined Asset TV’s Evan Cooper at ETF Trends’ inaugural ETF Boot Camp in New York to discuss trends in new ETF product development, including the possibility that active non-transparent ETFs could debut later this year. Moriarty, who...

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  • ETF Boot Camp: Inside the iShares Connect Program

    Oct 20th at 1:20pm

    Katharine Earhart, direct of the iShares Connect program, appeared at ETF Boot Camp to discuss the advantages of the iShares Connect effort and how financial advisors can gain access to ETF models and due diligence tools. “The program connects Strategists with advisors and delivers access to...

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  • Inside the Growth of Women In ETFs

    Oct 16th at 2:44pm

    BlackRock Managing Director Sue Thompson and ProShares Head of Institutional Investment Strategy Joanne Hill talk with ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago about the growth of the Women in ETFs (WE) organization. WE, which launched in January, has already...

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  • Draper, Lydon Discuss ETF Strategies for Rising Rates

    Oct 15th at 2:22pm

    Invesco PowerShares Managing Director Dan Draper discussed exchange traded fund strategies for rising interest rate environments with ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago. Draper highlighted the recently launched PowerShares LadderRite 0-5 Year Corporate...

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  • Fischer, Lydon Talk Growth of Schwab’s Commission-Free OneSource Platform

    Oct 14th at 2:37pm

    Heather Fischer, vice president of ETF platform management at Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to talk about the recent expansion of Schwab’s wildly successful Schwab ETF OneSource commission-free ETF trading...

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  • Russell Investments Talks ETF Flows and Factor Investing

    Oct 13th at 12:42pm

    Russell Investments Investment Strategist David Koenig and Managing Director Ken O’Keeffe joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF conference in Chicago to discuss 2014 trends in exchange traded funds flows and the increased popularity of factor-based indexing. O’Keeffe...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Defensive Sector ETF Ideas on CNBC

    Oct 10th at 4:37pm

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC Friday to discuss defensive sector ETF ideas for the current market correction, including favored conservative destinations consumer staples and

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  • ETF Boot Camp: In the Glow of ETF Stars

    Oct 9th at 2:01pm

    Each segment of the investing business has its own star or stars, and this past week I had the opportunity to work in proximity to two of the major luminaries in the exchange-traded fund world. So while I’m sure people at the exchanges, ETF sponsors, index firms and consulting firms will be...

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  • Kittsley on the Advantages of Currency Hedged ETFs

    Oct 8th at 10:30am

    Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management head of ETF Strategy Dodd Kittsley joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF conference in Chicago to discuss the momentum gained by currency hedged exchange traded funds this year. In a research paper published last month, Kittsley...

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  • Kranefuss, Thompson on Industry Growth, Source’s New ETF

    Oct 7th at 2:20pm

    Source Executive Chairman Lee Kranefuss and President Peter Thompson joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the Morningstar ETF Conference in Chicago to discuss ETF industry growth and Source's first foray into U.S.-listed ETFs, the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF (NYSEArca: ESTX). Globally, Source...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Junk Bond ETFs FOX Business

    Oct 1st at 5:31pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business today to discuss opportunities with high-yield bond exchange traded funds following a September swoon in that asset class. ETFs mentioned include the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYG) and the SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca:...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Alibaba IPO and ETFs on CNBC

    Sep 15th at 6:57pm

    Tom Lydon of ETF Trends joined CNBC's Jeff Cox Monday to discuss the Alibaba initial public offering and its impact on exchange traded funds. As has been previously noted, Alibaba will not be eligible to join major U.S. ETFs such as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY) and the PowerShares QQQ...

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business

    Sep 4th at 5:42pm

    Tom Lydon, editor of ETF Trends, appeared on FOX Business Thursday to discuss ETF ideas for Europe's lower interest rates, the Alibaba IPO and technology

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  • Tom Talks Water ETFs on Yahoo Finance Breakout

    Aug 7th at 3:57pm

    Tom Lydon joins Jeff Macke on Yahoo Finance Breakout to discuss water exchange traded funds, which could prove to be rewarding niche plays as drought conditions across the U.S.

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  • Tom Lydon Talks International ETFs FOX Business

    Aug 5th at 5:02pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business Tuesday to discuss the recent correction in U.S. stocks and the valuation opportunities in emerging markets such as China and

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Geopolitical Fears, Emerging Markets on CNBC

    Jul 28th at 5:11pm

    Tom Lydon, founder of ETF Trends, appeared on CNBC Monday to discuss geopolitical tensions and the subsequent impact on various exchange traded funds tracking Europe and emerging markets. Tom also discussed the oft-overlooked gold/silver ratio and the opportunity that presents for commodities...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETF Flows, Sector Ideas on Fox Business

    Jul 8th at 5:47pm

    Tom Lydon, editor and founder of ETF Trends, appeared on Fox Business Tuesday to highlight some of this year's top-performing ETFs as well as those funds that have seen significant inflows. He also highlighted two picks for the second half of

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETF Opportunities on CNBC

    Jul 1st at 4:55pm

    Tom Lydon joined CNBC on Tuesday to discuss opportunities with exchange traded funds that could prove to be winning ideas this summer. Tom highlighted the resurgence of growth sectors that tumbled earlier this year and rebounding global ideas, including emerging

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  • Rising Rates Can Weigh On Some Sector ETFs

    Jun 27th at 8:15am

    Interest rates and central bank policies remain a large factor in today's market environment, and stock exchange traded fund investors should know how to act accordingly. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Linda Zhang, Senior Portfolio Manager & Head of Research at Windhaven...

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  • Collaborating in the ETF Industry

    Jun 26th at 8:15am

    Asset managers with an innovative investment idea can partner up in the exchange traded fund industry to market their investment strategies. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Tom Rosedale, Chief Executive Officer at Newfound Financial Innovators, to discuss how Newfound has helped...

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  • Utilizing the Right ETFs for Your Investment Goals

    Jun 24th at 8:15am

    Investors can easily capture broad market themes and sectors with exchange traded funds to create a broad strategic or tactical investment portfolio. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Robert Michaud, Chief Investment Officer for New Frontier, to talk about how ETFs can fit in...

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  • Using ETFs to Navigate Emerging Markets

    Jun 23rd at 8:15am

    With exchange traded funds, investors now have the opportunity to easily and quickly get in and out of emerging markets, responding to the ever changing market environment. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Brad Thompson, Chief Investment Officer at Stadion Money Management, to...

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  • Stock ETFs’ Short-term Outlook Still Looks Positive

    Jun 18th at 10:00am

    While the broader equities market is hovering at all-time highs, people shouldn't get cold feet just yet, instead investors should capitalize on the ongoing rally in stocks and related exchange traded fund. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Dr. James Breech, President & CEO of...

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  • Trading ETFs Like Stocks with Options Strategies

    Jun 18th at 8:15am

    Exchange traded funds, like stocks, are listed on an exchange and are accessed through a regular brokerage account. After years of growth, the deep liquidity in ETFs has allowed investors to execute stock options strategies, like covered calls. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with...

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  • When Choosing Your ETF Investment, Structure Matters

    Jun 17th at 8:15am

    When considering an exchange traded fund to capture any market segment, there may be a number ETF options available. Consequently, an investor has to look under hood and weigh on a fund's structure to determine what he or she is comfortable with. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with...

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  • ETF Strategists Offer Varying Investment Styles

    Jun 13th at 10:00am

    In the separate accounts space, advisors can choose from a number of exchange traded fund managed portfolios. The up-and-coming class of ETF strategists offer a variety of styles, such as gauging short-term market risk to select tactical allocations. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down...

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  • EM ETFs: All Countries Are Not Created Equal

    Jun 13th at 8:15am

    As investors look to diversify their exchange traded fund portfolios, people can include some emerging market allocations to help bolster a foreign equity position. However, you should be selective. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Tyler Mordy, President and Co-CIO of HAHN...

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business

    Jun 12th at 4:58pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business Thursday to discuss opportunities with emerging markets exchange traded funds, including the advantages of dividend-based and low volatility strategies found in ETFs such as the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund (NYSEArca: DEM) and the iShares MSCI...

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  • Partner with an ETF Solutions Firm to Launch Investment Strategies

    Jun 12th at 8:15am

    Money managers can partner up with exchange traded fund product solutions firms to market their investment strategies through an ETF wrapper. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Benjamin Fulton, Chief Investment Officer at Elkhorn Investments, to take a look at how asset managers with...

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  • Stock, Bond ETF Investors Should Go Global

    Jun 10th at 8:15am

    With the proliferation of exchange traded fund options available, financial advisors and investors can easily access global markets to diversify their portfolios. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Michael Jones, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Riverfront Investment Group,...

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  • Outline a Succession Plan for Your Advisory Firm

    Jun 9th at 8:15am

    Asset managers and exchange traded fund financial advisors should begin to think about where their businesses are heading as they enter their golden years. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Todd Clarke, CEO of CLS Investments, to look at ways financial advisors can modify their...

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  • ETF Investors’ Shifting Views on Fixed-Income

    Jun 5th at 8:15am

    Now that the Federal Reserve has stated it will hold rates for the time being, fixed-income exchange traded fund investors are eschewing conservative bets in favor of longer durations and more attractive yields. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Matthew Tucker, CFA, Managing...

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  • Tom Talks Volatility, Investor Trends in ETFs on CNBC

    Jun 3rd at 6:32pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC today to discuss market volatility and why it appears that so many investors are using exchange traded funds as buy-and-hold vehicle instead of actively trading the asset

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  • Find Risk Management with Customized ETF Managed Portfolios

    Jun 3rd at 8:15am

    As financial advisors dip into the exchange traded fund market, RIAs can look into the growing number of managed portfolio options from ETF strategists to help meet your client's needs. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Jeff Montgomery, Chairman and CEO at Innealta Capital, to go...

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  • Sector ETFs to Consider in the Seasonally Weak Summer

    May 30th at 8:15am

    The economy is giving mixed signals and we are heading into a seasonally weak market condition. Nevertheless, exchange traded fund investors can still find opportunities in health care and consumer staples sectors. ETF Trends' Tom Lydon recently sat down with Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF...

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  • The Budding ETF Managed Portfolio Business

    May 29th at 9:00am

    Advisors have the opportunity to track customized exchange traded fund strategies through the growing segment of ETF managed portfolios and rising class of ETF strategists. ETF Trends' Tom Lydon recently sat down with BlackRock's Katharine Earhart, Director, Head of iShares Connect Program, and...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Old School Tech ETFs on Yahoo Finance Breakout

    May 6th at 1:02pm

    ETF Trends editor Tom Lydon joins Jeff Macke on Yahoo Finance Breakout to discuss the technology sector. While investors have been focused on the "Tech Bubble 2.0" of up-and-coming social media names like Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) or Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), exchange traded fund investors should stick...

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  • Tom Talks Energy, Utilities ETFs on Yahoo Finance

    May 6th at 7:30am

    Tom Lydon joins Jeff Macke of Yahoo Finance's Breakout to discuss summertime sector ETF ideas, including the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE) and the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca:

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Risk-Off ETFs on Fox Business

    May 5th at 5:29pm

    Tom Lydon joins Fox Business to talk risk-off trades and ETF ideas for dealing with the summertime doldrums, including the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca:

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Munis, Utilities on CNBC

    May 2nd at 4:26pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's Closing Bell today to summarize ETF investing ideas, including municipal bonds and natural

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Old School Technology Companies

    Apr 21st at 12:46pm

    In the tech world, traders have been focused on the up-and-coming social media names. However, Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's Worldwide Exchange this morning to discuss old school players who could bring more stability to the table. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Internet Stocks, ETF on Yahoo Finance Breakout

    Apr 14th at 2:19pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance Breakout Monday to outline a potential buying opportunity in the sold-off technology stocks and exchange traded funds as earnings season could help support the downtrodden sector. Specifically, Tom Lydon points to the PowerShares NASDAQ...

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  • Tom Lydon on Bloomberg TV: Be Selective With Emerging Markets

    Apr 2nd at 4:29pm

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on Bloomberg TV today to discuss opportunities with emerging markets exchange traded funds, including the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) and the iShares MSCI Indonesia ETF (NYSEArca: EIDO). Watch the Bloomberg TV video to see the full...

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business: Don’t Write off Emerging Markets

    Mar 24th at 5:37pm

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business to remind investors that developing market stocks and exchange traded funds still have a part to play in a diversified investment portfolio. Watch the FOX Business video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Crimea Crisis Provides ETF Opportunities

    Mar 17th at 4:29pm

    The geopolitical crisis in the Crimea peninsula has pummeled Russia exchange traded funds. ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC to point out that while volatility will still rage on in the near-term, Russian equities are now trading at significantly discounted valuations and could...

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  • ETF Adoption: Still In Early Stages With More Room To Grow

    Mar 7th at 8:15am

    While the exchange traded fund space has accumulated $1.7 trillion in assets in the U.S., the industry still has more room to grow as more financial advisors begin to understand and adopt the investment vehicle. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Joel M. Dickson, senior investment strategist...

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  • AdvisorShares Provides a ‘Turnkey Solution’ for Active ETF Strategies

    Mar 4th at 8:15am

    Financial advisors and small money managers who are looking to break into the exchange traded fund space can try to go the actively managed route when bringing their own strategies to market. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Noah Hamman, CEO of AdvisorShares, to discuss the growing actively...

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  • There’s More to Precious Metals ETFs than Gold

    Feb 28th at 8:00am

    Most investors focus on gold and bullion-related exchange traded funds in the precious metals space, but there arel also ETF options that cover white metals as well. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Garrett Smith, senior vice president of institutional sales for ETF Securities, to discuss...

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  • Use Alternative Strategies to Adapt to Changing Market Conditions

    Feb 27th at 8:00am

    As investors navigate the marketplace, more are realizing that traditional equity and fixed-income positions are not enough. Financial advisors have be willing to shift strategies as the markets changes. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Catherine A. Saunders, Head of Registered Investment...

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  • BlackRock: Addressing the Issue of Social Security

    Feb 26th at 1:04pm

    While we examine market and exchange traded fund ideas on a daily basis, most investors and advisors don't spend enough time talking about retirement issues, especially social security. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Chad Terry, CFP, Director of Retirement and Investment Education for...

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business: Why Investors Are Turning to Bond ETFs

    Feb 25th at 5:52pm

    With volatility shaking up the equities space, investors are turning to fixed-income assets. ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business to go over some bond exchange traded funds that mitigate the negative effects of rising interest rates and provide some extra cash to boot. Watch...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs: Down But Not Out

    Feb 25th at 8:15am

    Despite the emerging market's rough start this year, financial advisors continue to diversify away from a home-country bias, adding exchange traded funds with global exposure. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with David B. Mazza, Vice President, Head of ETF Investment Strategy for State Street...

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  • Fundamental vs Market-Cap Index ETFs: The Small Variations Matter

    Feb 24th at 10:00am

    As investors become familiar with traditional market-cap weighted strategies and dive deeper into the exchange traded fund world, more are warming up to the idea of factor-based, smart-beta, fundamental indexing styles. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Jonathan Wills, RIA Sales Director for...

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  • ETF Financial Advisors Should Understand Clients’ Varying Needs

    Feb 24th at 8:15am

    When sitting down with a client, financial advisors need to understand that different investors have different investment outlooks across age groups and genders as well. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Marie Dzanis, senior vice president and head of exchange traded funds sales and...

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  • Actively Managed ETF Space Getting More Active

    Feb 12th at 6:30am

    Actively managed exchange traded funds are seeing a little more momentum as fund providers expand offerings backed by their research teams' expertise. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Ben Johnson, Director of Global Passive Funds Research for Morningstar, at the TD Ameritrade 2014 National...

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business: ETF Opportunities in Volatile Times

    Feb 7th at 5:20pm

    The markets are experiencing a rough start to 2014 after a phenomenal 2013. However, investors can still capitalize in specific market segments. ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business Friday to discuss opportunities in the high-yield, fixed-income space and potential growth...

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  • An ETF for Lower Risk in Municipal Bond Portfolios

    Jan 29th at 7:30am

    Municipal bond investors are concerned about default risk following the Detroit fiasco. However, a muni infrastructure exchange traded fund skirts the issue by investing in revenue generating projects. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Christian Wagner, CEO of Longview Capital...

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  • How Fundamental Index ETFs Could Help Bolster Your Portfolio

    Jan 24th at 8:00am

    Fundamental index-based exchange traded funds have taken off as investors broaden their scope and scour for new ways to improve returns. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Rob Arnott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Research Affiliates, to explain fundamental indexing and its...

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  • Advantage Hedged Currency ETFs

    Jan 17th at 7:30am

    Exchange traded funds allow investors to branch into overseas markets, but with foreign exposure, investors are subject to currency risks. However, a new breed of currency-hedged equity funds are gaining popularity as a way to mitigate Forex fluctuations. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat...

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  • Use International ETFs to Capture Growth Opportunities

    Jan 14th at 7:30am

    The U.S. is cutting back its accommodative measures, but overseas markets are still keeping their economies flush with cash to bolster growth. Consequently, exchange traded fund investors may find more attractive equity opportunities abroad. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Steve...

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  • Proper Use of Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

    Jan 10th at 8:00am

    Leveraged and inverse exchange traded fund products are gaining traction as hedging tools among the investment community. Nevertheless, those interested in the investment tool should understand how they work before diving in. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Andy O'Rourke, Chief...

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  • DB’s China ETF Opens A-Shares Market Up to Retail Investors

    Jan 8th at 8:15am

    The average investor seeking direct access to Chinese stocks traded on mainland exchanges was previously stymied in those efforts. However, exchange traded fund investors can now gain direct access to China A-Shares through a recently launched Deutsche Bank offering. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon...

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  • Russell Investments Educates Investors on ‘Smart-Beta’ ETFs

    Jan 6th at 8:00am

    As advisors refine the way they invest and the way they structure client portfolios, there will be a greater need for investor education in the evolving exchange traded fund universe. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Ken O'Keeffe, Managing Director of Investable Products at Russell...

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  • What Active Senior Loan ETFs Bring to the Table

    Dec 20th at 8:00am

    As the three-decade long bull rally in the fixed-income market fades and interest rates start to inch higher, investors are increasingly turning to alternative bond exchange traded fund strategies, such as senior floating rate bank loans, to protect income generation and hedge rate risk. ETF...

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  • ETF Flows Reveal Investors’ Growing Equity Exposure

    Dec 17th at 8:00am

    The equities market touched record highs this year as investors shifted over to riskier stocks and related exchanged traded funds. S&P analysts believe this trend could continue into next year. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF & Mutual Fund Research...

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  • Covered Call ETFs Mute Volatility, Generate Income

    Dec 13th at 8:00am

    Covered call exchange traded funds can help investors get paid along the way. However, people should understand how the strategy reacts to different market conditions. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Howard J. Atkinson, Managing Director at Horizons ETFs Management (USA LLC) Inc., at the...

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  • Breaking Down the ‘Smart-Beta’ ETF Space

    Dec 10th at 8:00am

    The so-called smart-beta exchange traded fund segment of the market is becoming a booming industry. But what does the space cover? ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Dan Draper, Managing Director of Global ETFs of Invesco PowerShares, at the Charles Schwab IMPACT 2013 conference in...

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  • Untapped RIA Demand to Fuel ETF Growth

    Dec 9th at 8:00am

    Exchange traded funds have found their way into many investment portfolios, but there are still a lot of investors and financial advisors who are just starting to understand how the asset class works. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Sue Thompson, Managing Director and Head of the...

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  • Alternative ETFs Mitigate Rising Rates Risk

    Dec 6th at 8:00am

    The equities market has surged, but on the fixed-income side, we are seeing an interest rate headwind. Advisors and investors, though, can take a look at alternative exchange traded fund strategies to help hedge against rising rates. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Joanne M. Hill, Ph.D.,...

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  • ‘Smart-Beta’ ETFs Provide Active Strategies in a Passive Wrapper

    Dec 5th at 8:00am

    As the exchange traded fund space grows, many observers thought active management would be the next step, but the industry is finding a middle ground through the so-called smart-beta segment. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Anthony B. Davidow, CIMA, Vice President of Alternative Beta &...

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  • Managed Portfolios: The ‘Wild West’ of the ETF Industry

    Dec 4th at 8:00am

    The exchange traded fund industry is growing up, but the ETF managed account segment is just getting started. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Ben Johnson, Director of Passive Funds Research at Morningstar, and Matthew Hougan, President of IndexUniverse, to discuss ETF strategists and the...

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  • ETF Strategists Expand Advisors’ Portfolio Options

    Dec 3rd at 8:00am

    The growing segment of exchange traded fund asset managers in the separate accounts space provides asset allocation advisors with more options for downside protection. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with James Breech, PHD, MBA, President and CEO of Cougar Global Investments, to discuss...

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  • ETFs & Separately Managed Accounts: a Perfect Fit

    Nov 27th at 8:00am

    More investors and advisors are turning to exchange traded fund managers, or ETF strategists, to find the best strategy for their investment goals. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon met with Todd Clarke, Chief Executive Officer at CLS Investments LLC, and Robbie Cannon, President & CEO of Horizon...

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  • Why Different China ETFs Have Disparate Exposure

    Nov 26th at 8:00am

    When it comes to investing in the Chinese markets, exchange traded fund investors have many options. However, potential investors should understand that gaining exposure to China depends on where company stocks are listed. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Brendan Ahern, Managing Director at...

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  • Augmenting Portfolios with ETF Managed Accounts

    Nov 25th at 8:00am

    As the exchange traded fund industry continues to grow and gain a greater following, a rising group of ETF Strategists are creating customized portfolios to help financial advisors. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Mitch Reiner, Managing Partner at Wela Strategies, to discuss how financial...

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  • ETF Industry Expanding on ‘Smart-Beta’ Indexing

    Nov 22nd at 8:00am

    Indexing has been the backbone behind the exchange traded fund business, and as the industry evolves, new indices have popped up to accommodate ETFs that mimic active strategies. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon met with Jonathan Horton, President of FTSE North America, to discuss new trends developing...

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  • ETF Growth Themes: Strategists and Managed Portfolios

    Nov 21st at 8:00am

    Exchange traded fund managed portfolios, a rising segment of the managed-account space, is breaking out as financial advisors seek out the best ways to grow wealth. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Andy Gogerty, ETF Managed Portfolio Specialist Morningstar, to discuss the quickly expanding...

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  • Innovation in ETFs Hasn’t Hit a Wall

    Nov 20th at 8:00am

    The exchange traded fund market is quickly expanding and has become a trillion dollar industry. Nevertheless, money managers and financial advisors have not stopped trying to find the next exciting idea or seek out innovative strategies. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Ben Fulton,...

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  • Video: Superior ETF Trade Execution

    Nov 19th at 8:00am

    Financial advisors can take better control over exchange traded fund order executions if they understand how the investment vehicle works and utilize broker-dealer trading services as a way to help minimize indirect costs. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Ed Rosenberg, Director and Head of...

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  • World Gold Council Sees Changing Influences on Gold Prices

    Nov 18th at 8:00am

    Gold exchange traded funds lost their luster this year, but gold is a global story that weighs shifting supply and demand over short-term volatility and long-term trends. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Juan Carlos Artigas, Head of Investment Research for the World Gold Council, to discuss...

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  • U.S.-Focused Investors Should Diversify with Foreign Investments

    Nov 15th at 7:00am

    U.S. stocks and equity-based exchange traded funds have enjoyed a phenomenal rally. Valuations, though, are beginning to look a little bubbly, and investors may be better off diversifying with international exposure. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Mebane T. Faber, Chief Investment Officer...

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  • Tracking Targeted Markets with Russell Indices

    Nov 13th at 7:30am

    We have all heard about the large benchmarks like S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but index engineers like Russell have helped financial advisors target specific segments of the market. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with David Koenig, Investment Strategist for Russell...

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  • How Indexing Shapes Your ETF Investments

    Nov 12th at 8:00am

    As an alternative to traditional market-cap weighted exchange traded funds, an equal-weight ETF has provided a simple and attractive investment strategy through disciplined indexing methodologies. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Craig Lazzara, global head of index investment strategy at...

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  • How ETF Advisors Can Improve Service to Target Clients

    Nov 11th at 8:00am

    Different investors have different needs. With Northern Trust, exchange traded fund financial advisors can learn when and how to best meet their clients' wishes. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Marie Dzanis, senior vice president and head of exchange traded funds sales and servicing at...

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  • Video: ETF Strategies to Increase Yield and Manage Rate Risk

    Nov 8th at 7:00am

    Income generation is a time-honored investment strategy, but with the prospect of rising interest rates, advisors can branch out with alternative bond exchange traded fund options. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with David B. Mazza, Vice President, Head of ETF Investment Strategy at State...

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  • A Covered Call ETF Helps Boost Your Income

    Nov 6th at 8:00am

    Investors focused on an income generating portfolio don't have to adhere to bonds. Instead, with exchange traded funds, people can accrue some extra cash with a covered call equity strategy. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Howard J. Atkinson, Managing Director at Horizons ETFs Management...

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  • The ‘BeyondAlpha’ Social Network For Financial Advisors

    Nov 4th at 9:20am

    The newly launched BeyondAlpha online social network helps financial advisors share ideas  and access a range of assets through exchange traded funds and other investment options. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Rich Dion, President of Placemark Investments, at the Morningstar ETF Invest...

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  • A Chat With Market Vectors on MOAT, EM Bond ETFs

    Nov 1st at 8:15am

    Investors can navigate a changing market environment through specialized equity and fixed-income Market Vectors exchange traded funds. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Ed Lopez, Marketing Director for Market Vectors, and Patrick Finn, CFA, Director, ETF Business Development at Market...

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  • Japan Hedged-Equity ETF Play Helps WisdomTree Shine

    Oct 30th at 8:00am

    WisdomTree has shot into the limelight, benefiting from the stellar performance from the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DXJ). With greater exposure, the company is giving back by spreading education on exchange traded funds. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with Jeremy Schwartz,...

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  • Schwab Sees Benefits of Being a Low-Cost ETF Leader

    Oct 28th at 12:29pm

    In the so-called exchange traded fund fee war, traders are voting with their feet, turning to low-cost investment options and commission-free trading platforms. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon sat down with, Beth Flynn, Vice President of ETF platform management, Charles Schwab, at the Morningstar ETF...

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  • PIMCO’s Hodge Talks Active ETFs

    Oct 25th at 1:18pm

    Actively managed ETFs still represent just a sliver of the overall exchange traded products business, but a few issuers have found success in this arena. PIMCO, the world’s largest bond house, is a prime example. The firm introduced the PIMCO Total Return ETF (NYSEArca: BOND), the ETF version...

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  • Diversify Portfolio Risk with ProShares’ Alternative ETF Strategies

    Oct 23rd at 1:30pm

    Market conditions can change at a drop of a dime. Consequently, more investors are incorporating alternative exchange traded fund strategies to augment their portfolios and diverse risk. ETF Trends’ Tom Lydon recently sat down with Steve Cohen, Managing Director at ProShares, at the...

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  • Guggenheim’s BulletShares Suite Helps Mitigate Rate Risk

    Oct 21st at 12:43pm

    Yields on ten-year U.S. Treasuries have come in a bit in recent weeks, but that does not mean the current environment is free of interest rate risk. One way investors can combat rate risk is with Guggenheim’s suite of BulletShares ETFs, a group of 18 defined maturity corporate bond ETFs...

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  • BlackRock Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary of iShares ‘Core’ ETFs

    Oct 18th at 2:04pm

    BlackRock iShares' exchange traded fund Core Series celebrated its one year anniversary. ETF Trends Tom Lydon recently sat down with Sue Thompson, CIMA, Managing Director at BlackRock, at the Morningstar ETF Invest Conference in Chicago to discuss the milestone. "We originally came out with...

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  • Exploring Effective Use of Currency Hedged ETFs

    Oct 17th at 1:24pm

    Hedged currency exchange traded funds provide avenues for advisors to mitigate currency risk within client portfolios, an attractive trait when evaluating international investments. “All investors should be moving away from the home country bias,” said Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management...

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  • Alternative Strategies to Manage Risk

    Aug 7th at 3:24pm

    Investment and exchange traded fund portfolios are beginning to adapt to the changing market conditions, with more money managers adding alternative asset strategies to help offset risk. "There are a lot of advisors out there looking for uncorrelated sources of alpha," Catherine A. Saunders,...

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  • ETFs Provide Great Exposure to Broad Market Indices

    Aug 1st at 1:05pm

    As the exchange traded fund industry craft more specialized offerings, investors shouldn't forget that the funds provide broad market exposure, such as equity market segments and asset classes. "The most important determination you can make is not necessarily which securities you want to buy or...

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  • Jazz Up a Bland Portfolio with Alternative Strategies

    Jul 31st at 1:30pm

    More advisors and investors are beginning to see the benefits of a well-diversified portfolio that includes non-correlated alternative assets and exchange traded funds to help diminish overall volatility and risk. "Over the last 10 years, we had volatility in the equity markets. We had fixed...

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  • Fixed-Income ETF Strategies for the Baby Boomer Generation

    Jul 29th at 12:44pm

    As interest rates begin to move from their historical low, income-oriented exchange traded fund investors will have to shift their strategy accommodate the negative effects of rising rates. "We're stuck in a low rate environment," Mitchell Reiner, founding partners of Wela Strategies and Chief...

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  • Lydon: Gold ETFs Shed 300 Tons of Bullion This Year

    May 21st at 11:34am

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance Breakout to discuss the outflows from gold ETFs this year with the precious metal slipping into a bear market. SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) and other gold ETFs have seen redemptions totaling hundreds of tons of physical metal, Lydon...

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  • Alternative ETFs vs. Hedge Funds

    May 20th at 3:45pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance Breakout to discuss the growing impact of ETFs tied to alternative investment strategies. As the ETF universe fills out, individuals now have the ability to craft specialized investment strategies similar to large hedge funds. "The reason...

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  • Tom Lydon’s Favorite Japan ETF to Play Rally

    Feb 13th at 3:00pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance Breakout Wednesday to discuss the rising wave of Japanese equities and how investors can access the market with an exchange traded fund that also hedges against currency risks. The Wisdom Tree Japan Hedged Equity ETF (NYSEArca: DXJ) captures...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks SPY 20th Anniversary on Yahoo Finance Breakout

    Jan 29th at 12:36pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance Breakout Tuesday to discuss the 20-year anniversary of the listing of SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY), an event that changed the investing landscape forever. The $127 billion fund was the first ETF listed in the U.S. and has blossomed...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs as a Dividend Play

    Dec 22nd at 6:00am

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance's Breakout recently to discuss why he likes emerging market ETFs not only for capital appreciation but also as a play on dividends. "From a debt standpoint, they're in much better shape than developed markets like the U.S. and Europe," Lydon...

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  • Tom Lydon Outlines the Case for Holding Gold ETFs

    Dec 20th at 11:55am

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance's Breakout to discuss the rationale for holding gold ETFs as the U.S. fiscal cliff looms large. "Right now, the No. 1 thing is quantitative easing," Lydon says. It's on the table probably either way whether or not a deal is reached on the...

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  • Tom Lydon’s 2013 ETF Outlook

    Dec 18th at 2:15pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance's Breakout on Monday to discuss why ETFs continue to outsell mutual funds, and some of his favorite sectors for 2013. Investors are still pulling money from actively managed stock funds while ETFs are on track for a record inflow year, Lydon...

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  • ETFs for Yield: Master Limited Partnerships and ‘Dividend Dogs’

    Dec 17th at 3:28pm

    Investors frustrated with low interest rates have turned to the equities market for yield, specifically master limited partnerships and dividend stocks, according to an ETF manager. ETF Trends editor Tom Lydon sits down with Jeremy Held, Senior Vice President/Director of Research at ALPS Fund...

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  • Leveraged and Inverse ETFs for Bulls and Bears

    Dec 14th at 2:07pm

    In the ETF business, Direxion is best known for its turbocharged lineup of funds designed to provide 300% of the daily moves of various sectors and asset classes, on a daily basis. ETF Trends editor Tom Lydon sits down with John Cadigan, National Sales Manager at Direxion, to discuss how...

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  • ETFs Finding a Home in Advisor Managed Accounts

    Dec 12th at 2:02pm

    Although exchange traded funds continue to be launched at a rapid pace, it is their rising use in advisor managed accounts that could be the more important growth driver for the $1.3 trillion business. ETF Trends editor Tom Lydon sits down with Richard K. Dion, President of Placemark...

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  • MLPs and Dividends are Hot, ETF Service Provider Says

    Dec 10th at 2:42pm

    ETF Trends editor Tom Lydon sits down with Jonathan Dale at SEI to discuss what the outsource provider sees as the most important developments in the exchange traded fund business. Dale says investors' search for income has created demand for ETFs tracking master limited partnerships and...

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  • How Innealta Capital Uses ETFs in Tactical Portfolios

    Dec 7th at 1:38pm

    More asset management firms such as Innealta Capital are using ETFs exclusively in tactical portfolios designed for investors and financial advisors. ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon sits down with Scott Silverman, Innealta Capital's Senior VP of Business Development, to discuss this important and...

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  • Senior Bank Loan ETF Offers High-Yield Alternative

    Dec 5th at 1:19pm

    Junk bond ETFs have been great performers but some investors worried the sector is overvalued have been exploring senior bank loan funds that are offering yields in the 5% range. "We believe it's a safer yield," says Brad Ross, president of Pyxis Capital. [High-Yield Investors Moving Into Bank...

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  • Columbia Active ETFs Strive to Beat Benchmarks

    Dec 3rd at 2:05pm

    Most exchange traded funds are passively managed portfolios that track indices of stocks and bonds. However, some firms such as Columbia Management oversee actively managed ETFs that try to beat rather than follow the benchmark. ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon recently sat down with Chet Chappell,...

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  • Windhaven Chief: Why ETFs are the Best Portfolio Building Blocks

    Nov 30th at 2:35pm

    ETFs are superior building blocks for advisors constructing diversified portfolios due to the financial products' low costs, tax efficiency and indexed approach that active managers find difficult to beat over longer periods. So says the chief investment officer of a firm managing $12 billion using...

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  • Muni Bond ETF Rally: ‘Higher Taxes are Coming’

    Nov 28th at 3:33pm

    Municipal bond ETFs have been popular on expectations investors will see higher taxes in 2013 if the Bush-era tax cuts are allowed to expire. Also, tax-exempt muni bonds have attractive yields relative to Treasuries for taxable accounts. "We’re looking at an environment with higher taxes...

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  • Market Uncertainty Drives Gold ETF Buying: State Street

    Nov 26th at 12:58pm

    SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) is the second-largest ETF with $75.5 billion in assets under management. ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon sits down with State Street Global Advisors' Managing Director of the Intermediary Business Group, Jill Mavro, to discuss what's driving the growth of the gold...

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business: How to Play Black Friday

    Nov 20th at 5:29pm

    Retailers are kicking off holiday sales earlier this year on Thanksgiving day. Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business today to discuss which ETFs are poised to capitalize on a blockbuster holiday shopping season. Watch the FOX Business video to see the full

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  • How Low-Volatility Indices and ETFs Work: S&P

    Nov 16th at 2:08pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon sits down with Craig Lazzara, Vice President, U.S. Equity and Real Estate at S&P Dow Jones Indices, to discuss the popularity of "low-volatility" benchmarks. PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) is the oldest and largest low-volatility...

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  • Climbing the ‘Ladder’: Defined-Maturity Bond ETFs to Manage Rate Risks

    Nov 14th at 8:35am

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Bill Belden, Head of Product Development at Guggenheim Investments, about the firm's lineup of BulletShares exchange traded funds. The ETFs invest in corporate debt and are geared to provide the diversification of mutual funds and the benefits of...

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  • Advisors Like ETF Managed Portfolios for Low Costs, Diversification

    Nov 12th at 1:24pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Andy Gogerty, ETF Managed Portfolio Strategist at Morningstar, in the video below about why more financial advisors are building portfolios exclusively with exchange traded funds. Meanwhile, other advisors and institutions are using outside ETF managed...

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  • A Diversified Commodity ETF to Hedge Inflation

    Nov 9th at 11:29am

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Deutsche Bank Commodity Services' Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Martin Kremenstein, about how investors and advisors can use commodity ETFs in portfolios. “Commodities have consistently outperformed in inflationary periods,"...

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  • CNBC: Tom Lydon Talks Obama ETF Picks

    Nov 8th at 6:54pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC today to discuss three ETFs poised to benefit from the Obama administration's policy as 2012 closes out. Watch the video to see the full

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  • Morningstar’s Paul Justice on Managed ETF Portfolios

    Nov 7th at 3:18pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Morningstar's Director of ETF Research, Paul Justice, about how the company is focusing on financial advisors who build portfolios with ETFs. Justice says managed ETF portfolios will be an important driver of the industry's growth as more advisors look to...

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  • Northern Trust’s Shundrawn Thomas Talks GUNR & New TILT ETFs

    Nov 2nd at 11:38am

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Northern Trust’s (NasdaqGM: NTRS) Global Head of ETFs, Shundrawn Thomas, about the renewed interest in commodities and the easy access via ETFs. Mr. Thomas explains the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund (NSYEArca: GUNR) and...

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  • Vanguard’s Joel Dickson on ETF Index Switch

    Oct 31st at 12:16pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Vanguard's Senior Investment Strategist, Joel Dickson, about the firm's decision to change benchmarks at 22 of its index funds, including ETFs. The asset manager said it plans to transition six international stock index funds to FTSE benchmarks and 16 U.S....

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  • ProShares’ Joanne Hill Discusses Hedge Fund ETFs

    Oct 29th at 12:11pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with ProShares' Head of Investment Strategy, Joanne Hill, about alternative investments and why she thinks a hedge fund ETF is attractive in this market. The ProShares executive says alternative investments make sense for investors who are sensitive to...

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  • WisdomTree’s Jeremy Schwartz on Dividend ETFs

    Oct 24th at 1:30pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with WisdomTree's (NasdaqGM: WETF) Director of Research, Jeremy Schwartz, about an important development in the ETF business -- the emergence of benchmarks that weight stocks by alternative factors such as dividends and volatility. A vast majority of the assets...

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  • Index Competition Good for ETF Investors: Russell Exec

    Oct 23rd at 2:44pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Ken O'Keeffe, Managing Director of Investable Products at Russell Indexes. O'Keeffe talks about the impact and opportunities for the indexing business in the wake of Vanguard's recent decision to transition away from MSCI to benchmarks managed by FTSE and...

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  • iShares Strategist on Low-Volatility ETFs for the Fiscal Cliff

    Oct 19th at 2:04pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with BlackRock's iShares Global Chief Investment Strategist, Russ Koesterich, about the looming U.S. fiscal cliff and the potential negative fallout for the all-important consumer sector. Koesterich doesn't think the risks of going over the fiscal cliff are...

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  • Morningstar’s Scott Burns Weighs In on ETF Fee Feud

    Oct 17th at 1:48pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Morningstar’s North American Director of Fund Research and ETF guru, Scott Burns, about the implications of Vanguard’s recent index switch and the industry’s cost war. Burns also shares his insights on Morningstar’s coverage of the ETF business and...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Bond ETFs with Vanguard’s Ken Volpert

    Oct 15th at 2:53pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon sits down at the Morningstar ETF Conference with Ken Volpert, head of Vanguard’s Taxable Bond Group, to discuss ways to hedge interest rate risk with short-duration investment grade corporate debt and diversify with emerging market bonds. [Emerging Market Bond ETFs...

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  • FTSE President Talks Vanguard ETF Index Win

    Oct 11th at 2:44pm

    ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon speaks with Jonathan Horton, president of FTSE North America, about the implications of Vanguard's decision to switch from MSCI indices to FTSE benchmarks. Vanguard's bombshell is shaking up the ETF business and should result in even lower fees for investors and a brave...

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  • Silver ETFs Shining Brighter Gold: Tom Lydon on Yahoo Finance

    Sep 26th at 2:23pm

    ETFtrends.com Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo! Finance's Breakout Wednesday to discuss silver's recent outperformance relative to gold, and what it means for precious metal investors. Watch the Breakout video to see the full

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  • Transportation ETF Weakness and Dow Theory: Tom Lydon on Yahoo Finance

    Sep 25th at 4:47pm

    ETFtrends.com Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo! Finance's Breakout Tuesday to discuss the lagging performance of iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average ETF (NYSEArca: IYT) and the implications for Dow Theory, a popular market model. Watch the Breakout video to see the full

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  • Why ETF Assets Could Explode in Q4: Tom Lydon on Yahoo Finance

    Sep 25th at 2:14pm

    ETFtrends.com Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo! Finance's Breakout Tuesday morning to discuss his predictions for ETF assets in the fourth quarter. Watch the Breakout video to see the full

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  • Why Gold’s Shining: Tom Lydon on Yahoo Finance’s ‘ETF of the Week’

    Sep 6th at 2:54pm

    ETFtrends.com Editor Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo! Finance's Breakout Thursday morning to discuss key reasons behind the enormous popularity of the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) in the inaugural "ETF of the Week" segment. The largest bullion-backed gold ETF has seen inflows of more than $2...

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  • Bargain ETFs: Investors Aren’t Biting – Tom Lydon on Yahoo Finance

    Aug 29th at 1:21pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo! Finance's Breakout Wednesday morning to discuss current market valuations and why cheap stocks aren't luring investors into the market. Watch the Breakout video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business: Gold Miners on the Rise?

    Jul 30th at 1:16pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business today to discuss why gold miner stock valuations and gold prices are so out of whack. Watch the FOX Business video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Asia: Planning a Defensive Portfolio

    Jul 11th at 12:14pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC Asia recently to discuss his view on planning a defensive portfolio. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business: Three Hidden Factors Everyone Should Know When Trading ETFs

    Jun 15th at 8:11pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business today to discuss ETF trading tips and fixed income ETF opportunities in today’s low interest rate environment. Watch the FOX Business video to see the full

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  • FOX Interview: Tom Lydon Says Facebook to Join These ETFs

    May 24th at 2:17pm

    Despite the controversial Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) IPO, the social networking company "is not going away," said ETFtrends editor Tom Lydon in a FOX Business interview Thursday. [Social Media ETF Down on Facebook IPO] Tom pointed out that Facebook will soon be placed in major indices, and some...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Markets and Investor Confidence on CNBC

    May 8th at 12:11pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange to discuss market strategy.  Europe is back in the news with new leaders in France and Greece.  With markets returning to pre-2008 levels, watch the video to see what Tom has to say about the U.S. market

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC’s Street Signs: Are Diamonds the Next Gold?

    Apr 16th at 3:08pm

    IndexIQ filed for a diamond-backed exchange traded fund (ETF) and has investors wondering if diamonds will be commoditized.  Tom Lydon spoke on CNBC today about how the pricing of diamonds is different than the pricing of gold and what that might mean for an ETF.  He also touched on what it could...

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  • Tom Lydon Explains ETF Premium and Discounts on CNBC’s Fast Money

    Mar 27th at 5:23pm

    Tom and the Fast Money team talk about the importance of understanding what’s under the hood before buying an ETF. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Market Strategy on CNBC

    Mar 20th at 12:25pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange to discuss market strategy and the U.S. Economy. Inflation, Greek debt and housing are on the watch list, but lack of volatility and increased investor confidence bodes well for the market as we enter the second quarter. Watch the CNBC video to see ...

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  • CNBC – Tom Lydon Highlights Schwab/ETF Trends Analysis of Advisor ETF Usage

    Jan 9th at 3:37pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's Street Signs today to discuss financial advisor ETF usage in 2011 and how advisors are positioning clients' ETF assets for 2012. “2012 ETF Outlook for Advisors” by Charles Schwab and ETF Trends is available for financial advisors at ETF Virtual Summit. Watch the...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Gold on CNBC

    Dec 15th at 5:35pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's " Closing Countdown" this afternoon to discuss gold and yields in today's market. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Discusses Investing and Yield

    Dec 15th at 5:30pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" today to discuss the current markets and investing strategies.  Lydon pointed out how investors can get creative in searching for yields with ETFs. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Discusses Fed, Market Outlook

    Nov 2nd at 4:44pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's Closing Bell on Wednesday afternoon at Schwab's IMPACT Conference to offer his thoughts on the Federal Reserve announcement and what to expect in the markets the rest of the year. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Discusses Where ETF Money is Flowing

    Oct 10th at 11:46am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's Worldwide Exchange this morning to discuss the current volatility in the markets as well as ETFs to watch in Q4. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on Breakout: How to Play Rising Dollar, Falling Treasury Yields

    Sep 13th at 11:16am

    Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo! Finance's Breakout Tuesday morning to discuss how to play a rising dollar and falling Treasury yields by investing in currency and fixed income exchange traded funds. Watch the Breakout video to see the full interview on

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  • Myth-Busting Leveraged ETFs – Tom Lydon Appears on Yahoo Finance’s Breakout

    Sep 12th at 5:12pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo! Finance's Breakout Monday morning to discuss leveraged exchanged traded funds under fire. In the interview, Tom explains that leveraged and inverse ETFs represent only 4 to 5% of overall trading volume in the market.  This is only a small part of the market and...

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Gold as a Momentum Play

    Sep 1st at 1:16pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's "The Call" this morning to discuss gold as a momentum play, as well as gold miner exchange traded funds. Tom offers his thoughts on ways to invest in gold and miner stocks. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Gold on CNBC

    Aug 11th at 12:00pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's Worldwide Exchange this morning to discuss the gold market and how investors can tap precious metals with ETFs.  Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Monday Metals Markets

    Jun 13th at 11:39am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the overall metals market and where he sees opportunities for metal-related ETFs. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon Discusses ETF Sector Rotation on Breakout

    May 24th at 11:45am

    Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance's Breakout on Tuesday morning to talk about sectors that are trending, such as biotech, consumer staples and more. Watch the Breakout video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon Discusses IPO ETF, LinkedIn on Breakout

    May 23rd at 12:44pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Yahoo Finance's Breakout on Monday morning to discuss an exchange traded fund (ETF) designed to capture the market for initial public offerings following the recent blockbuster IPO of LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD). The First Trust US IPO Index (NYSEArca: FPX) holds 100 IPOs.  Watch...

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC – Are Oil ETFs a Good Investment?

    Apr 18th at 9:49am

    Tom Lydon appeared on The Call this morning to discuss the benefits of investing in oil exchange traded funds (ETFs). Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC – Commodity ETFs in a Bubble?

    Apr 11th at 9:21am

    Tom Lydon appeared on The Call this morning to discuss commodity exchange traded funds (ETFs). Gold and silver are getting a lot of attention, but there are many more choices to help fend off inflation. Watch the CNBC video to see the full

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Gold ETFs on CNBC

    Apr 6th at 11:37am

    Today on Power Lunch, Tom discusses reasons to be bullish on gold and exchange traded funds (ETFs) to play gold. Watch the full interview

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Pacific Region Rebound on CNBC

    Mar 21st at 9:46am

    Tom Lydon discussed gaining exposure to Pacific countries without having exposure to Japan using exchanged traded funds (ETFs) on CNBC's Squawk on the Street.  Watch the full video

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Discussing Japan’s Recovery

    Mar 14th at 10:39am

    It almost seems insensitive to be discussing investment opportunities in Japan while damage is still being assessed and lives are unaccounted for.  But aside from making a monetary donation, investing in Japan exchange traded funds (ETFs) provides added stability and a vote of confidence that...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETF Growth on CNBC

    Mar 1st at 8:28am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC bright and early this morning to talk about the explosive growth witnessed by the exchange traded fund (ETF) industry in just a few short years. Watch the video

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  • Tom Lydon Discusses CNBC’s Inflation-Fighting ETF Portfolio

    Feb 8th at 1:02pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this afternoon with Fidelity Investor's Jim Lowell and Stocks Reporter Bob Pisani. The three discussed two of CNBC's model exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolios. Find out how they're doing by watching the video

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  • Tom on CNBC: Why ETF Popularity Continues to Grow

    Feb 4th at 8:06am

    If you're not sold on exchange traded funds (ETFs) or convinced of their superiority to mutual funds, you don't want to miss Tom's most recent CNBC performance. Watch the video

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  • Tom’s Take on Emerging Market ETFs on CNBC

    Jan 10th at 7:18pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC Monday evening to talk about the rioting in Bangladesh and what it could mean for emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs). Watch the video now to get his

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Looking at Commodities

    Dec 27th at 9:41am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC on Monday to discuss base metals and their supply and demand.  Find out what is happening with the metals, oil and the markets by watching the

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Why Has Gold Stalled?

    Dec 12th at 9:33am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC on Friday afternoon to talk about the reasons for gold's stall this week. Is this the beginning of the end or just a pause? Find out by watching the video

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Gold ETFs on CNBC

    Nov 18th at 6:11pm

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC to talk about gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) and how much steam the run-up has left. To find out what he said, watch the video below

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Are Commodities in a Bubble?

    Nov 10th at 10:29am

    Are commodity exchange traded funds (ETFs) in a bubble? The debate rages on CNBC, where Tom weighs in with his

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Live from Schwab IMPACT

    Oct 27th at 12:12pm

    Tom Lydon took a break from events at the Schwab IMPACT conference to talk about the differences between ETFs and mutual funds with Schwab Vice President Peter Crawford. Watch the video now to see which investment comes out on

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  • Tom Lydon Talks FinReg, Tech ETFs on CNBC

    Sep 30th at 9:50am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning talk about the impact of financial regulatory reform on brokers and advisors, as well as why he likes technology exchange traded funds (ETFs) and small-caps in emerging markets. Watch

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  • Tom Lydon Makes His ETF Picks on CNBC

    Sep 22nd at 9:31am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to talk about some hot trends he's noticing in the exchange traded funds (ETFs) space. Watch the video now to find out what he

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Gold ETF Run a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

    Sep 16th at 9:10am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC from Chicago this morning to discuss the current political and economic climate. He also asked a few questions about the gold exchange traded fund (ETF)

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Elections and Rallies on CNBC

    Sep 7th at 9:46am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC to talk all things exchange traded funds (ETFs) and how they relate to the upcoming November mid-term elections. Lydon also talked about whether this market rally is sustainable. Watch them both

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  • Tom Lydon Looks Forward on CNBC

    Aug 16th at 9:20am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to talk about what lies ahead for the troubled markets in coming months and what his current exchange traded fund (ETF) picks are in this environment. Will we see any signs of a recovery soon? Watch the video to find out what he

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  • Tom Lydon Picks His ETF Spots on CNBC

    Jul 29th at 9:15am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC to discuss the tepid economy and where he thinks we're headed next. While he was at it, he tossed in a few ETF picks for investors looking for some opportunities. Watch to find out what they

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: ETFs and Trendless Markets

    Jul 8th at 9:41am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's "The Call" this morning with Melissa Francis and Larry Kudlow to discuss these vexing up-down markets and what exchange traded fund (ETF) investors can do about it. Watch the video to find out what ETFs Tom likes right

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETFs and Market Volatility on CNBC

    Jul 2nd at 12:35pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC today to discuss exchange traded funds (ETFs) he's watching now while the markets continue their wild

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  • Tom Lydon Makes Bear Market ETF Picks on CNBC

    Jun 11th at 9:02am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss why he's feeling bearish these days and what exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes in the current

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  • Tom Lydon Makes His Current ETF Picks on CNBC

    May 28th at 9:12am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to make his exchange traded fund (ETF) picks in the current market climate, as well as to discuss the CNBC Model Portfolios. Watch now to learn

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  • Tom Lydon Discusses Components of CNBC ETF Portfolios

    May 17th at 2:12pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this afternoon with Bob Pisani and Jim Lowell.  He provided more insight into the new ETF portfolios launched today on CNBC.  Bob asked Tom, Matt Hougan of Index Universe and Jim Lowell of Fidelity Investor to create six ETF portfolios.  These portfolios will be...

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  • Tom Lydon Helps Launch CNBC ETF Portfolios

    May 17th at 9:05am

    Over the past year, Tom Lydon worked closely with Matt Hougan of Index Universe, Jim Lowell of Fidelity Investor and the team at CNBC, headed by Bob Pisani, to create six diversified ETF portfolios.  Each of the portfolios has a specific strategy.  To view the portfolios, visit Bob Pisani's

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  • Tom Lydon Tells CNBC Why He’s Still Bullish

    May 7th at 9:13am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to explain why, despite the market's performance this week, he's still bullish on the U.S. stock market and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Find out where he's looking and what he's avoiding by watching the

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC to Pick ETFs to Watch This Earnings Season

    Apr 13th at 9:13am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss what exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes for this earnings season. Find out what the picks are by watching

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  • Tom Lydon Makes His Q2 ETF Picks on CNBC

    Apr 5th at 8:03am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC bright and early this morning to deliver his exchange traded fund (ETF) picks for the coming quarter. Find out what they are by watching

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Ireland ETFs on CNBC

    Mar 17th at 10:49am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss ways investors can play Ireland's economy using exchange traded funds (ETFs). Happy St. Patrick's

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About the Situation in Greece on CNBC

    Mar 1st at 9:23am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC bright and early this morning to talk about the situation in Greece, as well as exchange traded funds (ETFs) investors can use to protect themselves in uncertain

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Currencies on CNBC’s Fast Money

    Feb 10th at 3:29pm

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC this afternoon to discuss currency exchange traded funds (ETFs), the state of the U.S. dollar and high-yield corporate bonds with Bob Pisani and the crew at Fast Money. Watch the video to see what they

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: What Obama’s Budget Means for ETFs

    Feb 2nd at 10:10am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes right now, as well as the impact President Barack Obama's newly unveiled budget could have on certain areas of the

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  • Tom Lydon Live from Inside ETFs Conference

    Jan 11th at 10:16am

    Tom Lydon joined CNBC Stocks Reporter Bob Pisani and Index Universe's Matt Hougan at the Inside ETFs conference to discuss the state of the exchange traded fund industry. Watch the video now to get their

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ to Talk Interest Rates, Stagflation

    Dec 28th at 3:27pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's "Fast Money" to talk about the potential for rising interest rates, stagflation and exchange traded fund (ETF) plays for both scenario. Find out how to cope by watching the

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Opportunities in the Rally on CNBC

    Dec 24th at 9:54am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to talk about the market's rally and exchange traded funds (ETF) opportunities he's spotting going into

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  • Tom Lydon Makes His 2010 ETF Picks on CNBC

    Dec 15th at 11:45am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC this afternoon to discuss which exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes for 2010. Watch the video to see

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Dubai and Retail ETFs on CNBC

    Nov 30th at 9:48am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss the situation in Dubai as well as Cyber Monday exchange traded fund (ETF)

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About His Holiday ETF Picks on Fox Business

    Nov 25th at 1:05pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business this afternoon to discuss which exchange traded funds (ETFs) he's thinking about right

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About the ‘Other’ Metals on CNBC

    Nov 10th at 9:27am

    Sure, gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) are on a tear right now. But other metals are outperforming it by at least double. Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss

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  • Tom Lydon at Inside Commodities Conference on CNBC

    Nov 4th at 11:23am

    Tom Lydon is attending the Inside Commodities Conference today in New York. While there, he sat down with stocks reporter Bob Pisani and Index Universe's Matt Hougan to talk about the state of commodity exchange traded funds (ETFs)

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  • Tom Lydon Makes the Case for Brazil ETFs on Fox Business

    Oct 28th at 12:46pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business this afternoon to discuss Brazil's exchange traded fund (ETFs). Oh, and if you've always wondered what Tom looked like before he became follicly-challenged, have your curiosity satisfied at the end of the

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Europe ETFs on CNBC

    Oct 21st at 8:05am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC bright and early this morning to talk about Europe's economic recovery and exchange traded funds (ETFs) that can be used to play

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  • Tom Lydon’s New Book Tells You How to Profit In Bull and Bear Markets

    Oct 16th at 8:06am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC's "Power Lunch" recently to talk about his new book, The ETF Trend Following Playbook, and exchange traded funds (ETFs) he's watching now. Are you tired of buying high and selling low? Are you tired of your emotions getting in the way of real investing success? The ETF Trend...

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  • Tom Lydon Tells Fox Business What ETFs He Likes Now

    Oct 14th at 12:24pm

    Tom Lydon goes on Fox Business to discuss the exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes and the last time he had a full head of hair. View the video to find out when that

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  • Tom Appears on CNBC to Explain Why He’s Bullish

    Oct 8th at 9:18am

    Tom appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss why he's bullish and what exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes right

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  • Tom Lydon on Fox Business to Discuss the Hottest ETFs

    Sep 28th at 2:12pm

    Tom Lydon went on Fox Business this afternoon to discuss the latest trends when it comes to gold, oil and silver exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Gold ETFs on CNBC

    Sep 28th at 9:18am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss what's driving gold exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About His New Book On CNBC

    Sep 23rd at 10:57am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC's "Power Lunch" this morning to talk about his new book, The ETF Trend Following Playbook, and exchange traded funds (ETFs) he's watching

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETFs He Likes On CNBC

    Sep 18th at 7:26am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC last night to weigh in on which exchange traded fund (ETF) areas to consider and which to avoid as the market stages a

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  • Tom on Fox Business Talking About Other Ways to Play Gold and Oil

    Sep 15th at 9:48am

    Tom Lydon went on Fox Business to talk about gold and oil-related exchange traded funds (ETFs). Hear what he had to

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  • Tom Lydon: Bull vs. Bear on CNBC

    Sep 8th at 9:12am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC this morning to talk about why he's feeling bullish right

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  • Tom on CNBC to Discuss Real Estate ETF Plays

    Sep 1st at 11:40am

    Tom appeared on CNBC's Power Lunch this afternoon to discuss how to play the real estate recovery with exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Cites Reasons to Be Bullish on Fox Business

    Aug 31st at 1:17pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business this morning to discuss why he's bullish. He also singled out a few exchange traded funds (ETFs) and areas of the markets he likes right

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  • Tom Lydon on Fox Business for a Mutual Fund vs. ETF Showdown

    Aug 26th at 10:53am

    Tom Lydon went on Fox Business this morning to debate the merits of mutual funds vs. exchange traded funds (ETFs) with Jim Lowell of Jim Lowell's Fidelity

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  • Tom Lydon Sorts Out Leveraged ETF Facts On CNBC

    Aug 19th at 9:05am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC this morning to sort out the facts vs. fiction when it comes to leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Materials ETFs on Fox Business

    Aug 17th at 12:26pm

    Tom Lydon talked about the basic materials exchange traded fund (ETF) boom and what it means for investors this morning on Fox

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC: Play the S&P 500 With ETFs

    Aug 10th at 11:23am

    The S&P 500 recently crossed the 1,000-point barrier. What does this move mean, and how can you play it with exchange traded funds (ETFs)? Watch the video to find

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Tech ETFs On CNBC

    Aug 4th at 11:11am

    Tom Lydon joined Dennis Kneale on CNBC yesterday to discuss the rally in technology and how to play it with exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Biotech, Corporate Bond ETFs on Fox Business

    Aug 3rd at 12:36pm

    Tom Lydon went on Fox Business this morning to talk about what's happening with biotechnology, corporate bond and homebuilder exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Leveraged and Inverse ETFs On CNBC

    Jul 30th at 2:35pm

    Tom Lydon was on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange this morning to discuss leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds (ETFs) with Bob Pisani at

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About Where to Go Now on CNBC

    Jul 28th at 12:57pm

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC last night to discuss what the markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been doing over the last few days, and what's up next for the

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Tech ETFs on CNBC

    Jul 20th at 11:14am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC to discuss whether it was too late to buy into the technology exchange traded fund (ETF)

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  • Tom Talks About ETFs With Bob Pisani on CNBC

    Jun 23rd at 9:46am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC this morning to discuss the advantages and risks of exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Commodity, Infrastructure ETFs on CNBC

    Jun 9th at 8:37am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss how to play commodity and infrastructure exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon On Fox Business About Why He’s Bullish

    Jun 1st at 12:37pm

    Tom Lydon talked emerging markets exchange traded funds (ETFs), the S&P 500 getting ready to cross its 200-day moving average and more on Fox Business this

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  • Tom Talks Gold, Silver and China on Fox Business

    May 15th at 12:12pm

    Tom Lydon went on Fox Business this afternoon to talk about what exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes, and

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About ETF Areas He Likes On CNBC

    Apr 29th at 9:43am

    Tom Lydon explains why he's bearish, but not in all areas of exchange traded funds (ETFs). Watch the video to find out what he likes and

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  • Tom Talks Hot ETFs on Fox Business

    Apr 20th at 12:40pm

    Tom Lydon makes the case for China, steel and the carry trade exchange traded funds (ETFs) on Fox

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  • Tom Lydon Discusses His ETF Portfolio on CNBC

    Apr 14th at 1:27pm

    Tom Lydon appears with Bob Pisani on CNBC to talk about retail, China and copper ETFs. Read more about the segment at Bob Pisani's blog, Trader

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Emerging Markets ETFs on Fox Business

    Apr 13th at 7:48am

    Tom Lydon talks emerging markets exchange traded funds (ETFs) and which markets have the most potential for

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Bear Markets on CNBC

    Mar 31st at 12:16pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC this morning to talk about why he's feeling bearish about the markets and exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Takes a Bearish Stance on CNBC

    Mar 17th at 10:55am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC's "The Call" this morning to talk about China and why he's bearish on the U.S.

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Shipping and Copper ETFs on CNBC

    Mar 9th at 11:49am

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC today to discuss copper and shipping exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Corporate Bond and Gas ETFs on CNBC

    Mar 2nd at 12:11pm

    Tom Lydon went on CNBC this morning to discuss corporate bond and gas exchange traded funds (ETFs) with the crew at Power

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC to Discuss Gold, Platinum ETFs

    Feb 19th at 11:33am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC early this morning to talk about the long-term outlook for the markets, as well as gold, platinum and corporate bond exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks U.S. Dollar and Silver on Fox Business

    Feb 19th at 5:30am

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business on Wednesday morning to discuss the economic stimulus plan and how silver and dollar exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been doing in the current economy. For full disclosure, some of Tom Lydon's clients own shares of

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About Obama’s Stimulus Plan on Fox Business

    Feb 9th at 2:15pm

    Today on Fox Business, Tom Lydon talked with David Asman about President Barack Obama's stimulus plan, earnings season, gas prices and

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Gold, Biotech and Utilities ETFs on CNBC

    Feb 6th at 10:06am

    On CNBC’s “The Call” this morning, anchors Melissa Francis and Larry Kudlow, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, Rick Dillon of Diamond Hill Investments, and I discussed the reasons behind today’s market jump. Is it investor optimism on an impending stimulus plan, or is it that we’ve...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Utilities, Silver ETFs on Fox Business

    Jan 29th at 2:09pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business today to discuss financials, the threat of deflation and exchange traded fund (ETF) areas investors can look

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  • Tom Lydon Discusses the Federal Reserve, ETFs on CNBC

    Jan 27th at 1:27pm

    Tom Lydon went into the CNBC studios for a lively debate about the Federal Reserve, our economy and exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon on Fox Business

    Jan 15th at 4:16pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business earlier today to talk about the state of the economy, gas prices and corporate bond exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Tells CNBC Where He Thinks Markets, ETFs Are Going

    Jan 6th at 11:57am

    Tom Lydon was on CNBC earlier today to discuss his current investing mood and exchange traded funds (ETFs) he likes right

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Markets on CNBC

    Dec 26th at 11:44am

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's The Call this morning to talk about the markets as we approach the end of the

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC

    Dec 24th at 11:36am

    Tom Lydon was on CNBC yesterday to discuss exchange traded funds (ETFs) and market outlook for

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  • Tom Lydon Makes Case for Gold Miner ETFs on Fox Business

    Dec 15th at 1:16pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business earlier today to comment on the Madoff fraud scheme and discuss the case for investing in gold mining exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETFs in This Market on CNBC

    Dec 11th at 12:56pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC today to discuss why he's feeling bearish on investing right now, as well as to discuss some exchange traded fund (ETF) sectors that are showing some

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  • Gold, Coal ETFs Poised to Break Out?

    Dec 4th at 7:38am

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business Network to discuss the gold miners and coal exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Markets, ETFs Below Trend Lines

    Nov 28th at 12:35pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC earlier today to talk about the general market conditions and where we're heading from here with exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Gold, Short Retail ETFs

    Nov 24th at 3:30pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business Network earlier today to talk about gold and short consumer service exchange traded funds

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  • Tom Lydon Talks About Obama’s Effect on ETFs

    Nov 7th at 7:44am

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business yesterday to discuss which exchange traded funds (ETFs) could benefit from President-Elect Barack Obama's

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETF Entry Strategies on Fox Business

    Oct 16th at 2:02pm

    Tom Lydon talked about using the 50-day moving average with exchange traded funds (ETFs) as a strategy for getting back into the markets when there's a

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Yen, Consumer Staples ETFs on Fox Business

    Oct 2nd at 1:22pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business earlier today to discuss the strengthening US Dollar, the Japanese yen and consumer staples exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the credit crunch. Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Dollar, Homebuilders ETFs on Fox Business

    Sep 15th at 5:21pm

    Tom Lydon was on Fox Business earlier today and spoke with anchors David Asman and Liz Claman, as well as fellow guest Jud Pyle. The conversation centered around homebuilders exchange traded funds (ETFs) and the state of the U.S. dollar. Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Special “ETF 101″

    Sep 8th at 3:53pm

    Tom Lydon appeared as a featured guest on CNBC's special ETF 101 episode that aired last Friday evening. Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Regional Banks, Retail ETFs on Fox Business

    Sep 3rd at 1:18pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business Network today to discuss the automobile industry, regional banks, and retail exchange traded funds (ETFs). Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Broadband, Water ETFs on Fox Business

    Aug 22nd at 2:38pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business earlier today and discussed broadband and water ETFs. Video of the segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon on Transportation, Turkey

    Aug 16th at 12:42pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business earlier today alongside fellow guest Doug Fabian to discuss transporation and Turkey ETFs. Video from Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon on Fox Business

    Jul 28th at 12:41pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business earlier today to discuss the economy and ETFs alongside fellow guest Bryan Perry and show hosts Cheryl Casone and Liz Claman. Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Biotech ETFs on CNBC’s Power Lunch

    Jul 22nd at 11:29am

    Tom Lydon talked about biotechnology exchange traded funds (ETFs) on CNBC this afternoon. Video of Tom's segment is

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  • Tom Lydon on CNBC Special ETF 101

    Jul 5th at 2:35pm

    Tom Lydon appeared alongside Lisa Dallmer of the NYSE and "ETF 101" show host Bob Pisani yesterday to discuss the basics of exchange traded funds and future trends we may

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  • Oh Canada! Booming Economy Helps Their ETF

    Jun 11th at 11:12am

    Tom Lydon appeared on the ETF Tracker segment of Closing Bell on CNBC to discuss Canada's booming economy, which is benefiting from the world's rising energy costs. Canada is home to the world's largest oil reserves outside of the Middle East. Video of Tom's segment is available

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Commodity ETFs on CNBC

    Jun 6th at 1:58pm

    Tom Lydon discussed commodity ETFs and ETNs with Sue Herera on CNBC's Power Lunch earlier today. Video of Tom's segment is available

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  • Tom Lydon on Cavuto; Politics and Wall Street

    Jun 5th at 1:12pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on a panel on the Cavuto show with Neil Cavuto on Fox Business Network last night. Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon on Taiwan Stock Market

    May 27th at 7:12pm

    Last Friday afternoon, Tom Lydon appeared on the "ETF Tracker" segment of CNBC's Closing Bell to discuss the Taiwan economy. Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon on the Booming Mexican Economy

    May 16th at 4:44pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's "ETF Tracker" segment of Closing Bell earlier today to discuss the booming Mexican economy and some possible ETF plays in the region. Video of Tom's segment appears

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  • Tom Lydon Discusses ETFs on CNBC

    May 14th at 8:57pm

    Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC's "ETF Tracker" segment of Closing Bell earlier this afternoon to discuss how different ETFs may become beneficiaries of new presidential policy with the inauguration of a new president in 2009. Video of Tom's segment appears

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