The Evidence-Based Investor

Podcast Episode 11: ETFs — good or bad?

Posted by Robin Powell on March 8, 2017

The subject of this week’s TEBI Podcast is the ETF, or exchange-traded fund.

ETFs have been all the rage in recent years, soaring in popularity all over the world. In the US, a total of $124 billion has poured into ETFs in the first two months of 2017 — the the most aggressive start to a year since the industry was founded 24 years ago.

I’ve been talking to Nizam Hamid, European ETF strategist at WisdomTree, to get his perspective on a range of issues:

What are the advantages of using ETFs?

With so many products now available, how do investors find the ones they really need?

How can the industry play a part in educating consumers about the importance of investing for the long-term?

And is the ETF become the go-to investment vehicle of the future?

 

 

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Robin Powell

Robin is a journalist and campaigner for positive change in global investing. He runs Regis Media, a niche provider of content marketing for financial advice firms with an evidence-based investment philosophy. He also works as a consultant to other disruptive firms in the investing sector. Regis Media.

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