Dave Nadig

Dave Nadig is 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

The Name Game

Ticker symbols and fund names shouldn’t matter, but I suspect they do. A lot.

ETF Report

 Large Orders, Small ETFs

“How do I know I can get out?”

Features and News

Barclays Capital ETN+ Notes: Cool … Or Just Crazy?

These new ETNs could potentially be a better mousetrap. But are they too complicated?

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A Real Hedge Fund ETF?

IndexIQ’s new IQ Arb Merger Arbitrage ETF just started trading, but I’m not sure I buy it.

Features and News

Pimco Launches Active ETF Money Market Alternative


Today marks the start of trading for Pimco’s latest ETF offering, the Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund (NYSEArca: MINT). On the surface, this looks like just another entry into the short-term bond market, a competitor to funds like the Vanguard Short-Term Bond Fund (NYSEArca: BSV), any of the iShares short term bond funds (NYSEArca: CSJ, SHY, SHV), or something super short like the SPDR Barclays Capital 1-3 Month Treasury ETF (NYSEArca: BIL).

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XLP Short Interest: Surprising Bearishness

ETF short interest provides some great insights into what the market really thinks.

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Schwab: More Important Than You Think

Matt may think it’s all about Zecco. I think it’s all about advisers.

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You May Love ETNs, Matt, But You Can’t Trade Them

It’s one thing to love a product for its innovation, but another to blanket the world with that love without highlighting the real problems.

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Premiums And Discounts: Flawed Thinking

Matt’s ideas for fixing bond ETFs aren’t bad, but focusing on premiums and discounts is a mug’s game.