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.

Features and News

Evaluating The DENT ETF

How does a fund perform worse than its holdings? Active management. Very, very active management.

ETF.com Analysis

Active ETFs? It’s Inevitable

“Selling” ETFs isn’t impossible Matt; you just won’t like it.

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?

ETF.com Analysis

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).

ETF.com Analysis

XLP Short Interest: Surprising Bearishness

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

ETF.com Analysis

Schwab: More Important Than You Think

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