Title: SPY: An Innovation that Sparked a Revolution
Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour
Twenty-five years ago, State Street Global Advisors came out with the little known SPDR® S&P 500® ETF (SPY). Since then, the ETF industry has evolved with ground-breaking innovative products and ushered in a new era in investment management for investors, financial advisors and institutions around the world. Fast forward to today, State Street Global Advisors and ETF Trends celebrate the 25th anniversary of the S&P 500 ETF stalwart, look at how SPY fundamentally changed the way many investors view the markets and outline what is in store for the next 25 years.
Join Tom Lydon, Editor and Publisher of ETF Trends, as he moderates a discussion on:
- A history of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF
- The bumps and turns the ETF industry had to endure over the past 25 years
- How ETFs have changed the way investors and advisors invest
- Considerations and benefits when investing in ETFs
- Best practices financial advisors can take in crafting a diversified ETF portfolio
- What the next 25 years of innovation hold for the ETF industry
Pending acceptance for one hour of CFP/CIMA CE credit for live and on-demand attendees
CFA Institute members are encouraged to self-document their continuing professional development activities in their online CE tracker.
Executive Vice President of State Street Global Advisors
Chairman of Global SPDR
Global Head of SPDR Product
State Street Global Advisors
Editor and Publisher
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