ETF State Of The Union
May 23, 2011
Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig are back from hiatus, and dig into the asset race that’s shaping up for 2011.
March 01, 2011
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan talk through the risk of emerging and frontier investing, the best time to make emerging markets trades and the true costs of cheap emerging funds.
Big Lessons From 'Inside ETFs'
February 14, 2011
Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig are back from hiatus, and recount the big surprises from the recent 'Inside ETFs' conference. Can old dogs learn new tricks?
Top Myths About Premiums
December 30, 2010
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan dispel the fantasies surrounding premiums and discounts.
Peter Schiff At Inside Commodities
December 22, 2010
This week, we bring you Peter Schiff’s comments and Q&A from the recent Inside Commodities conference. As always, Schiff is controversial and engaging, as he discusses inflation, deflation and QE2.
The Perils Of Premiums
December 16, 2010
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan discuss how premiums and discounts affect—and distort—ETF performance.
Vanguard’s VWO Juggernaut
December 02, 2010
Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig dig into the November fund flows and the front-page debate about whether emerging markets make sense.
If You Were An ETF Regulator ...
November 23, 2010
Matt Hougan promotes Dave Nadig to SEC regulator for a day. What would he fix?
Kauffman's Epic Fail
November 11, 2010
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan poke some big holes in Kauffman's report on ETFs.
November 01, 2010
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan take apart the argument that asset correlations are killing the market.
Innovations In ETFs
October 18, 2010
Matt Hougan throws Dave Nadig 10 of the newest fund innovations for rapid-fire feedback. What works, what fails and what matters?
Go With The Flows
October 12, 2010
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan dive into flows data and disagree on fund closures.
Lies, Damn Lies And ETFs
October 06, 2010
Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig clear up rumors on ETF shorts and talk the media off the ledge.
The ETF Pop Quiz
September 26, 2010
This week, Dave Nadig plays ‘5 Questions’ and Matt Hougan institutes the Nanny State.
New VOO Review?
September 13, 2010
Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig return to handicap the new Vanguard S&P 500 ETF.
RAFI Bonds, Big Data & Fees
August 03, 2010
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan dissect the July ETF flows data, parse the new RAFI bond ETF and whinge about the SEC's inaction on 12b-1 fees.
Sometimes One ETF Is Just Better
July 28, 2010
Matt Hougan returns with some bold claims: EMLC is simply a better mousetrap for emerging markets debt, and ALT should be a $5 billion fund.
iShares Getting Scrappy
July 20, 2010
This week, Olly Ludwig and Dave Nadig debate whether iShares is really ready to compete on price. And does "service" really matter in ETFs?
July 07, 2010
Dave Nadig and Lara Crigger debate the merits of the SEC's new circuit breaker rules. Could they do more harm than good for ETFs?
Vanguard's Shot Across The Bow
June 29, 2010
Dave Nadig and Matt Hougan discuss Vanguard's major ETF expansion and what it means for the rest of the ETF industry.