Dave Nadig

Prior to becoming chief investment officer and director of research at ETF Trends, Dave Nadig was managing director of ETF.com. Previously, he was director of ETFs at FactSet Research Systems. Before that, as managing director at BGI, Nadig helped design some of the first ETFs. As co-founder of Cerulli Associates, he conducted some of the earliest research on fee-only financial advisors and the rise of indexing.

ETF.com Analysis

Don’t Confuse Cheap With Good

Matt's ETF portfolio sure is cheap, but is it actually the best?

ETF.com Analysis

Understanding ETF Daily Data

Regular readers may have noticed a new data feature on the site. Here’s how to interpret the numbers.

Daily ETF Flows

Daily ETF Flows: Russell 2000 ETF 'IWM' Tops July 1 Creations

IndexUniverse.com's daily snapshot of the inner workings of the world of exchange-traded products showed that on the first day of the third quarter, the Russell 2000 ETF 'IWM' topped the creations list, while natural gas products were among the best performers.

Daily ETF Flows

Daily ETF Flows: VIX ETN 'VXZ' Tops June 30 Creations

IndexUniverse.com's inaugural daily snapshot of the inner workings of the world of exchange-traded products showed that on the last day of the second quarter, 'VXZ,' an ETN designed to help investors manage volatility, topped the creations list.

ETF.com Analysis

iShares Active? Big Deal

What’s the world come to when a bastion of academic finance decides to go full-on stock picker? Maybe business as usual.

Features and News

Short Report: Gold Bug Pesticide?

Despite the ‘flash crash’ and jitters in financial markets, a rise in shorting of GLD was the big short-interest story in May, in a sign not everyone’s panicked and not everyone’s a gold bug.

ETF.com Analysis

The $1 Billion ETF Club Is Getting Interesting

Last month’s ETF numbers marked a little changing of the guard in the ETF Inside-Baseball League.


ETF Report

 Do Small-Cap Sectors Make Sense?

Small-cap ETFs are suddenly quite bountiful. With the large-cap segments of most parts of the equities markets already covered by listed products, the small-cap segments have practically been virgin territory.

ETF.com Analysis

The Myth Of One Bad Trade

Stories everywhere are blaming last Thursday’s crazy sell-off on 'one bad trade' in Procter & Gamble. Bullpucky.