IPO Outlook: Unicorns Tread Water
The IPO market in 2019 is turning out to be a bumpy ride. There are several highly anticipated offerings but the timing for some major IPOs remains uncertain. 2020 may see several unicorns mark their debut or it may turn out to be safer on the sidelines.
The ETF Show - Sustainable Investing
Socially responsible investing is gaining ground as it expands into a trillion dollar category AUM in the U.S. ETFs are reflecting this evolution with offerings that embrace awareness and ROI. Claire Smith, CEO of Beyond Investing (NYSE: VEGN), focuses on sustainability and a vision for a new fund. Toby Loftin, Founder of BP Capital Fund Advisors and TriLine Index Solutions (NYSE: RENW), discusses an economic and harmonious approach with renewable and traditional energy.
The Orbital Perspective: Embracing Pillars to Accomplish SDGs
Ron Garan, former NASA astronaut and Co-founder of 5th Element Group, discusses the bigger picture for society and focuses on the reality of economic dependency on the planet.
The ETF Show - Catalysts for Innovation
David Whitaker, President of Foreside, provides an overview of the company's services and solutions and provides insights into recent regulatory and marketplace developments. Margaret Farquharson, Senior Director of ETFs at Nationwide explains how strategic beta bridges the divide between traditional active and passive strategies.
The ETF Show - Yield vs. Risk
In a volatile market with a rising rate environment the search for total returns can be a challenge. Briton Ryan, Head of Capital Markets at Nuveen discusses the rise of fixed income ETFs and offers perspective into the magnitude of inflow demand. Matthew E. Schreiber, President & Chief Investment Strategist at WBI examines the importance of dividends and capital growth with lower volatility.
The ETF Show - Alternative Investments
ETFs offer a way to make alternative investments more accessible. Edward Coyne of Sprott Asset Management discusses the outlook for precious metals and provides insight into factor-based gold miners and junior gold mining ETFs. Sal Gilbertie of Teucrium Trading, highlights direct exposure to agricultural commodities without a futures account.
Does ETF Data and Analytics Matter?
Industry trends on ETF data and analytics and recent news on CFRA-First Bridge
Sector Investing and Sub-Industry Outlooks
Current views on sector weighting opinions and why sub-industries matter
Death by Amazon
Death by Amazon - CFRA's Methodology how we identify winners and losers
Hot Consumer Trends in Food Industry
New demographic and product trends in the Food Industry
2Q19 Large Cap Growth Strategy Update
Portfolio Manager Peter Bourbeau discusses secular trends in the technology sector, recent portfolio performance and how the team is navigating through a highly uncertain environment for growth company managements weighing U.S.-China trade tensions and slowing global growth.
Women & Finance: Beyond the Dollars and Cents
Jane P. Newton, Managing Partner & Wealth Advisor at RegentAtlantic, offers her perspective on the financial needs and opportunities of women on Main Street and Wall Street. Newton sheds light on the number one thing that high-level women on Wall Street ask when it comes to their finances.