The subject of this week’s TEBI Podcast is ETFs, or exchange-traded funds.
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 is a freelance journalist and the founding editor of The Evidence-Based Investor. Based in Birmingham, England, he founded Ember Television and Regis Media, and he specialties in helping disruptive financial firms to grow. He also campaigns for a fair, transparent and sustainable investing industry. You can follow him on Twitter at @RobinJPowell.
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