Episodes
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Ric Edelman, Digital Assets Council of Financial Professionals founder and author of the “The Truth About Crypto” – along with Matt Hougan, CIO of Bitwise Investments. They discussed today’s sell-off including Bitcoin - now down more than 40% from its recent highs in November. What does the future of crypto look like and will we finally get a pure-play bitcoin ETF in 2022?  In the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Ric Edelman.
Published 01/10/22
Happy New Year! CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends and John Davi, CEO and CIO of Astoria Portfolio Advisors. Coming off a record-breaking year for ETF flows, Bob kicks off 2022 with a deep dive into the most salient themes to watch for in the weeks and months ahead … everything from covid concerns and rising interest rates to rich-looking tech valuations, crypto, ESG and more. Plus, a brand-new ETF that aims to help investors not only protect against but also profit...
Published 01/03/22
Published 01/03/22
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Jay Jacobs, Head of Research and Strategy at Global X ETFs – along with Alex Shephard, founding partner at ETF Action. They discussed the lay of the land for ETFs this year – what the most pivotal themes and trends driving the action were – and what investors can expect as they prepare to ring in a new year for the markets. Plus, while the so-called hot “thematic” trends like ESG and crypto may appear to be all the rage, the flows may be telling a different story....
Published 12/13/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Gerard O'Reilly, CO-CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Dimensional Fund Advisors and Nate Geraci, President of the ETF Store. They discussed where markets are headed in 2022 with the looming threat of a faster taper and protentional rate hikes coming down the pike. Plus, why more mutual funds are embracing the ETF model now than ever, and whether hot thematic trends like ESG, Crypto and the Metaverse are built to last. In the 'markets 102' portion of the podcast,...
Published 12/06/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Anthony Denier, CEO of Webull, Andrew McOrmond, Managing Director at Wallachbeth Capital and Harry Whitton, Head of ETF Sales Trading at Old Mission Capital. They discussed the fallout from the market sell-off, will the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant add even more fuel to an already pro-growth, anti-cyclical trade in November? Plus, the popular trading app Webull - a rival to Robinhood - weighs in on sentiment as more young investors get into the ETF game.
Published 11/29/21
CNBC's Leslie Picker spoke with Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends, David Botset, Head of Equity Product and Strategy at Schwab Asset Management, and Dave Abner, Head of Business Development at Gemini. They discussed the cyclical trade as the reopening story loses steam … how do investors set up ahead of the holiday season? Plus, two of the ETF community’s favorite themes – ESG and crypto – and why one guest actually thinks a pureplay bitcoin ETF could be just around the corner.
Published 11/22/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Anna Paglia, Global Head of ETFs and Indexed Strategies at Invesco, Dave Nadig, Director of ETF Research at ETF Trends, and James Davolos of Horizon Kinetics. They discussed how ETF investors can hope to play the rising tide of inflation, whether it be through key sectors, commodities or bonds, along with the never-ending crypto conundrum. What was behind the SEC’s rejection of the latest pure-play bitcoin ETF proposal? And is the crypto community any more...
Published 11/15/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with George Milling-Stanley, chief gold strategist at State Street’s SPDR ETFs, and GraniteShares founder and CEO Will Rhind to break down the divergence between gold and bitcoin this year and global gold demand. In the 'Markets 102' portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Will Rhind to discuss Graniteshares XOUT ETF Strategy.
Published 11/08/21
Published 11/01/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Steven McClurg, CIO at Valkyrie Funds and Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends. They discussed the world of crypto as more and more companies are jumping on the bitcoin futures ETF bandwagon, So far, the new trend has really taken off, so how can investors get in the game, and how might they look to bitcoin as a way to hedge against inflation? In the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Tom Lydon from ETF Trends.
Published 10/25/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Simeon Hyman, Global Investment Strategist at ProShares and Robin Wigglesworth, Global Finance Correspondent at The Financial Times and author of the new book "Trillions". ProShares will be launching the first ever Bitcoin futures ETF tomorrow on the New York Stock Exchange. Plus, Bob dives into the history of the index fund and how its evolved over time. In the 'Markets 102' portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Robin Wigglesworth from the...
Published 10/18/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Jan van Eck, CEO of VanEck and Todd Rosenbluth, Senior Director of ETF and Mutual Fund Research at CFRA. They discussed pending Bitcoin ETF proposals, fixed income ETFs as rates creep steadily higher and ESG-related products in the market. In the 'Markets 102' portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Jan van Eck on the commodity explosion.
Published 10/11/21
CNBC's Leslie Picker spoke with Will Rhind, CEO of GraniteShares, Dave Nadiq, Director of Research at ETF Trends and Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors. They discussed September flows as the red-hot streak for equity ETFs continue, what sectoral shifts to expect for the most volatile month of the year, and the global commodity surge.
Published 10/04/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Eric Pan, CEO of Investment Company Institute and Ed Rosenberg, Head of ETFs for American Century Investments – along with Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends. They discussed budget battle and ETFs … what the Democrats’ new proposed tax law changes mean for ETF investors – plus, the search for yield in a lower-for-longer interest rate environment. In the 'Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Tom Lydon from ETF Trends.
Published 09/27/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Arne Noack, Head of Systematic Investment Solutions at DWS Group and Dan Wiener, Chairman of Adviser Investment and editor of The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors. They discussed the factors fueling the sharp moves lower - Plus, no red flags coming out of China, everything from weaker retail data and tighter regulation to the fallout from Chinese property giant Evergande. In the 'markets 102' portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with...
Published 09/20/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with with Patrick O’Shaughnessy, CEO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management and Dave Nadig, Director of Research at ETF Trends. They discussed a new investing strategy known as direct indexing – essentially, slicing and dicing preexisting indices and cherry-picking individual stocks to create a custom-made index all your own. What are the benefits and what are the burdens of such a methodology? In the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with...
Published 09/13/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Kathleen Smith, Principal and Co-founder of Renaissance Capital – and Brian Schaeffer, Managing Director at Invest-X Capital. They discussed the year that was and what’s to come for the fall season of IPOs, opportunities in the private market and how to get involved in promising pre-IPO investments in the future. In the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Kathleen Smith from Renaissance Capital and discusses direct listings...
Published 09/08/21
CNBC host Bob Pisani spoke with Paul Kim, Co-founder and CEO of Simplify ETFs – along with Dave Nadig, Director of Research at ETF Trends. They discussed the road to record highs - more investors are seeking out ways to hedge against equity risk, interest rate risk, volatility and everything in between. In the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast Bob continues the conversation with Dave Nadig from ETF Trends.
Published 08/30/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Dan Draper, CEO of S&P Dow Jones Indices and Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends. They discussed all things indexing – everything from ESG to cryptocurrencies, thematic trends and the the secrets behind the power of indexing. In the Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Dan Draper from S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Published 08/16/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with David LaValle, Global Head of ETFs at Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, Simeon Hyman, Head of Investment Strategy at ProShares, and Dan Egan, Vice President of Behavioral Finance and Investing at Betterment. They discussed the bitcoin ETF debate … what SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s latest comments mean for crypto regulation … plus, we’ll get the pulse of the retail investor, Robinhood’s wild ride and what’s driving sentiment surrounding the so-called meme trade. In the ‘Markets...
Published 08/09/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Kevin Carter, Founder and CIO of EMQQ, Perth Tolle, Founder of Life and Liberty Indexes, and John Davi, Founder and CEO of Astoria Portfolio Advisors. They discussed the great China debate – with China doubling down on new rounds of regulation, should investors get in the game or go running for the hills? Plus, in the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob will continue the conversation with Kevin Carter from EMQQ.
Published 08/02/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs – along with Jay Jacobs, Head of Research and Strategy at Global X Funds. They discussed the hottest thematic trends hitting the ETF market – including a new Thematic All-Stars ETF, what the path for clean energy and infrastructure looks like and where we’ll see the biggest flows throughout the rest of 2021. Does thematic tech really outperform? In the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast Bob continues the conversation with...
Published 07/26/21
CNBC's Bob Pisani spoke with James Davolos, Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst at Horizon Kinetics – along with Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends. They discussed today’s sharp sell-off on Wall Street as Covid fears flare up again despite a number of relaxed restrictions all across the globe. Plus, a hot new inflation fund that’s poised to benefit from higher inflation. In the ‘Markets 102’ portion of the podcast, Bob continues the conversation with Tom Lydon from ETF Trends.
Published 07/19/21