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Latest Episodes

How the “ETF Rule” Benefits Investors
October 01, 2019’s Lara Crigger goes in-depth on the recently approved “ETF Rule”, explaining what it is and why it matters to investors.  DWS’ Luke Oliver discusses investing in China, including spotlighting several Xtrackers China-focused ETFs.

ETFs in Focus: Real Estate, Marijuana, & Artificial Intelligence
September 24, 2019’s Lara Crigger discusses innovation in real estate ETFs, one of 2019's best performing ETF segments.  ETFMG’s Sam Masucci spotlights the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ) and the ETFMG Prime Mobile Payments ETF (IPAY).

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth Debunks “Passive Bubble” Claims, Talks ESG ETFs
September 17, 2019

CFRA’s Todd Rosenbluth explains why claims of a “passive bubble” are unfounded and discusses everything from ESG ETFs to new ETF launches.  JP Morgan’s Jillian DelSignore offers perspective on a challenging fixed income environment and highlights sever...

Recapping Wealth/Stack
September 12, 2019

Nate Geraci, along with's Dave Nadig and Lara Crigger, recaps the inaugural Wealth/Stack conference live from Scottsdale, Arizona. Ritholtz Wealth Management Chairman Barry Ritholtz explains the vision behind Wealth/Stack and OSAM CEO Patrick O...

Back to the Future: iShares Megatrends
September 09, 2019

On this special edition of ETF Prime, Chad Slawner, U.S. Head of iShares Strategy, and Jeff Spiegel, U.S. Head of iShares Megatrend & International ETFs, explain five megatrends shaping our future and highlight their suite of ETFs designed to capture t...

Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas on ETF Flows, Fee War, New Launches, & More
September 03, 2019

A conversation with Bloomberg's Eric Balchunas on some of the hottest stories in ETFs. Also,'s Lara Crigger explains the banner year for bond ETFs and SL Advisors' Simon Lack spotlights the American Energy Independence ETF (USAI).

SSGA’s George Milling-Stanley Wades into Gold Versus Bitcoin Debate
August 27, 2019

Gold expert George Milling-Stanley explains gold’s shining performance in 2019 and states his case on why bitcoin is no “digital gold”.’s Lara Crigger discusses the recent slower pace of ETF launches.

Is it Time to Consider Alternative ETFs?
August 20, 2019’s Sumit Roy discusses the trade war, yield curve inversion, gold, & more.  Cerulli Associates’ Daniil Shapiro offers perspective on the alternative investment landscape.  Amplify ETFs’ Christian Magoon spotlights the BlackSwan Growth & Treasury...

Lawrence Hamtil on Sectors, Equal Weighting, ETF Ideas, & More
August 13, 2019

Fortune Financial’s Lawrence Hamtil discusses the importance of sectors when evaluating markets, the merits of equal weighting, his ideas for new ETFs, and much more.’s Dave Nadig poses an important question at Camp Kotok,

Investing in (and Playing) Video Games & eSports
August 06, 2019

With a 16-year-old recently winning $3 million in the first-ever Fortnite World Cup,’s Dave Nadig explains the big business of video gaming and eSports, along with investing in the space through ETFs.