Category Archives: Portfolio

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: Bruce Lavine on Growing Your Investments While You Sleep



Historically, overnight markets have demonstrated a tendency to outperform daytime trading sessions. This is called the “Night Effect.” NightShares’ ETFs help investors capture value from the Night Effect in US large cap and small cap equity.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, talks to Bruce Lavine, Founder and CEO of NightShares, about night trading sessions and their place as a unique option in an investment portfolio.

Douglas and Bruce discuss: 

  • Interesting findings from NightShares’ research about day and night trading
  • How investing in night sessions can provide equal or greater investment opportunities compared to day sessions
  • Who is the target audience for NightShares’ ETFs — NSPY and NIWM
  • What’s next for NightShares

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: Dr. Joel Shulman on The Entrepreneur Factor In ETF Investing



ERShares has been running a range of award-winning investment solutions across SMAs, mutual funds, and ETFs. Its founder Dr. Joel Shulman has contributed to the formation of a proprietary investment model and the Entrepreneur Factor®.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, speaks with Dr. Joel Shulman, Founder, CEO and CIO of ERShares, on ETF investment options for the modern investor.

Douglas and Joel discuss: 

  • Joel’s journey from entering the financial industry to launching two new ETFs
  • The significance of the Entrepreneurial Factor®
  • How ERShares’ ETFs differ from other investment solutions
  • Opportunities within the current investment market (especially in light of high inflation)

Resources

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: Expanding ETF Opportunities with Brian Kelleher



Though Simplify may be a young company, its leadership team brings decades of ETF experience and investment expertise through an advisor-focused platform. Simplify’s mission is clear: Build innovative portfolio building blocks, designed to directly solve today’s most pressing portfolio challenges. 

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by Brian Kelleher, Chief Revenue Officer at Simplify Asset Management, to discuss Simplify’s ETF lineup, as well as the support and education available to advisors via their Advisor Hub platform.

Douglas and Brian discuss: 

  • The origins of Simplify
  • The challenges faced by advisors in 2022
  • A new way to focus on the building blocks of a portfolio
  • The biggest opportunities within the current ETF market

Resources

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: ETFs for Inflation with Nick Cherney, John Kerschner, Greg Kuhl, and Tim Gerrard



Janus Henderson is a global asset manager with over 360 billion in assets under management. Today’s round table discussion with the team from Janus Henderson touches on different areas of the ETF market and how they have been impacted by recent inflation.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by the leadership team of Janus Henderson: Nick Cherney, Head of Exchange Traded Products; John Kerschner, Portfolio Manager for JAAA CLO ETF; Greg Kuhl, Portfolio Manager for JRE US Real Estate ETF; and Tim Gerrard, Portfolio Manager for the Net Zero Transition Resources ETF JZRO.

Douglas, Nick, John, Greg, and Tim discuss: 

  • What should financial advisors focus on right now
  • How to think about the role of bonds in an inflationary environment
  • How adding real estate investments can benefit portfolios during inflationary markets
  • The impact of inflation on net zero transition resource companies

Resources

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: A Global ETF perspective with DWS Group’s Arne Noack



As advisors and investors continue to seek global investment opportunities, the DWS lineup of ETFs can help to reduce volatility from currency fluctuations.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by Arne Noack, Head of Systematic Investment Solutions, Americas at DWS Group. Listen in as they discuss today’s market volatility, how to find opportunities for long term portfolios, and how ETFs can offer currency diversification alongside global investment capability. 

Douglas and Arne discuss: 

  • The evolution of DWS’s ETF line-up and its unique value proposition.
  • Many of the biggest challenges for advisors in today’s markets.
  • How international investments and foreign currency fluctuation can impact the risk of a portfolio.
  • Current opportunities that advisors can seize today.

Resources

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: Timing Opportunities Utilizing ETFs with Direxion’s David Mazza



There was a time when only institutional traders has access to sophisticated product strategies. The boom of ETFs democratized investing and created new opportunities for tactical traders. Today, Direxion provides opportunities for tactical trading alongside precise investment exposures for portfolios, all utilizing the ETF wrapper.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by David Mazza, Managing Director and Head of Product at Direxion, in discussing the capital markets and how Direxion provides a unique view of investment opportunities based on current and expected market volatility.

Douglas and David discuss: 

  • How Direxion aims to “democratize access” for all investors.
  • How market trends and volatility can impact optimal product options.
  • Best practices for utilizing ETFs (including a list of ETFs that are worth knowing about).
  • Investment opportunities are presented by future market trends.

Resources

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: Franklin Templeton’s Dina Ting on Engineering Portfolios of ETFs



Many advisors utilize ETFs to follow investment trends alongside the reduction of risk in their portfolios. Understanding how world events can shift capital markets, while focusing on ETFs that cut across countries and investment risk profiles, allows advisors to provide greater opportunities for their clients in turbulent markets.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by Dina Ting, Head of Global Index Portfolio Management, Franklin Templeton. Dina shares how Franklin Templeton has grown, revealing their increased presence and focus on the ETF market while providing her best practices for advisors looking to invest in ETFs.

Douglas and Dina discuss: 

  • Pivotal career points and how Dina evolved both her career and Franklin Templeton’s ETF business. 
  • ETF trends in the marketplace and how investment products are responding, including COVID, the Russian-Ukraine conflict and inflation.
  • The key challenges for Advisors in today’s markets. 
  • Opportunities on a global scale when using ETFs, as it relates to a given region or resource rich company.

Resources

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LinkedIn: Douglas Yones, ChFC®

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LinkedIn: Dina Ting
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The Inside ETFs Podcast: Dimensional’s Lisa Dallmer on culture, volatility, and portfolio allocation in today’s capital markets



Originally used as institutional trading communities, ETFs have evolved as a preferred investment vehicle, providing access to new asset classes and fund managers; and changing the way many advisors and wealth managers think about portfolio allocation.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by Lisa Dallmer, Chief Operating Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors. Lisa shares her thoughts on ETFs through the multicultural viewpoint of Dimensional, revealing the role of technology in the expansion of ETFs as an investment class. She also discusses how Dimensional’s unique services across practice management, supports advisors and the growth of their business.  

Douglas and Lisa discuss: 

  • Lessons learned through acquisition and how she approaches her leadership role today.
  • How the culture of Dimensional attracts new advisors to the business.
  • The future of ETFs, portfolio allocations, and overall investment trends. 
  • How advisors can best handle market volatility, alongside ways to engage with the investment content and thought leadership available from Dimensional.

Resources

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The Inside ETFs Podcast: Agriculture Investing with Teucrium’s Sal Gilbertie



Given the backdrop of market volatility and geopolitical uncertainty, agriculture and energy commodities have moved to center stage as investors remain focused on inflationary pressure alongside price volatility.

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by Sal Gilbertie, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Teucrium. Sal discusses the agricultural side of ETF investments, sharing how and why he decided to build an ETF franchise focused on the opportunities in commodities.

Douglas and Sal discuss:

  • The ETF commodities market
  • How the commodities market has changed over time and the impact that change has had on investment access, cost and trading
  • The case for considering agriculture products within a portfolio
  • The difference between the spot versus future markets and investor considerations when building a portfolio

Resources

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ETF Evolution Through the Pandemic with PIMCO’s David Braun



Throughout the substantial COVID-19 recession, and the equally aggressive bounceback, advisors have been forced to address market volatility and ensure prudent handling of clients’ portfolios. 

In this episode, Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, is joined by David Braun, Head of US Financial Institutions Portfolio Management and senior member of the portfolio management team at PIMCO. David shares how PIMCO provides information to investors and advisors, revealing how the market has evolved and the recession we experienced during COVID-19.

Douglas and David discuss: 

  • How PIMCO outperforms their benchmarks
  • How PIMCO benefits financial advisors through their ETF expertise
  • The impact of recent market volatility on ETFs and other diversified portfolios
  • What lessons can be learned from past recessions
  • The long-term impacts of core inflation on investors

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