The New Economy is Trending Towards Innovation

The world is currently in the midst of a Fourth Industrial Revolution as innovative advancements in various industries and sectors reshape the economy and the way people live.

On the upcoming webcast, The New Economy is Trending Towards Innovation, Matthew Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research for State Street Global Advisors, John van Moyland, Head of Financial Products at Kensho Technologies, and Ric Edelman, Executive Chairman at Edelman Chairman Services, will look to potential growth opportunities in the century ahead and consider an investment strategy that will stay ahead of the curve.

For example, the SPDR Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF (NYSEArca: XKII), SPDR Kensho Smart Mobility ETF (NYSEArca: XKST) and SPDR Kensho Future Security ETF (NYSEArca: XKFS) may help investors focus on the potential growth opportunity in next-generation technologies.

The Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF follows companies whose products and services are driving innovation behind intelligent infrastructure, such as smart building infrastructure, smart power grids, intelligent transportation infrastructure, and intelligent water infrastructure. The XKII may also provide investors with a way to gain exposure to a group of companies involved in the transition to an intelligent, adaptive and connected infrastructure, such as ADT Inc, Charter Communications, Evoqua Water Technologies, Itron and Actuity Brands, among others.

The Kensho Smart Mobility ETF includes companies whose products and services are engaged in smart transportation, which includes the areas of autonomous and connected vehicle technology, drones and drone technologies used for commercial and civilian applications, and advanced transportation tracking and transport optimization systems. XKST may provide exposure to companies involved in the significant changes underway in how people and goods will be transported in the near future, including Tesla, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, AeroVironment, Fortive Corp and Yandex, among others.

Lastly, the Kensho Future Security ETF tracks companies involved with innovation behind future security, which includes the areas of cyber security and advanced border security, along with military applications like robotics, drones and drone technologies, space technology, wearable technologies and virtual or augmented reality activities. XKFS may provide a way to invest in those adapting to the future of warfare and national security, such as Qualys, OSI Systems, NetScout Systems, ForeScout Technologies and Belden, among others.

Financial advisors who are interested in learning more about potential growth opportunities can register for the Thursday, June 28 webcast here.