iShares Factor Webinar Series: Part 3

Key topics include:

  • Why factor cyclicality is a good thing, allowing investors to take advantage of not only the potential diversification benefit as a result, but also to tilt toward certain factors as a way to seek alpha

  • How institutional investors use factor ETFs to express market views 

  • BlackRock’s current outlook for equity factors based upon BlackRock’s proprietary factor tilting model 

Moderators: Sara Shores CFA

Head of Investment Strategy for the Factor-Based Strategy Group

Joseph Nelesen PhD

iShares Smart Beta Strategist for Institutional and Latin America



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Positioning for Rising Rates with Fixed-Income ETFs

With the Federal Reserve’s most recent rate hike pushing the fed fund rate to between 2% and 2.25%, and the projections for another rate hike in December, navigating the fixed-income ETF marketplace looks challenging. This webinar will feature experts at First Trust and Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), and BNY Mellon on ways to navigate the current environment for today and tomorrow.

November 07, 2018


ETFs: See Clearly Through a Factor Lens

The rapid rise in the number and range of ETFs available has created tremendous opportunities for investors, but how can investors choose the best ETFs to complement existing portfolios and meet desired objectives? The challenge of picking the right ETF has never been harder, and simply looking at tickers and names is guaranteed to lead even the best-intentioned investor astray. So what’s the solution? Getting under the hood.

October 30, 2018


iShares Factor Webinar Series: Part 2

Ananth Madhavan PhD, Global Head of Research for ETF and Index Investing at BlackRock 
Holly Framsted CFA, Head of US Smart Beta within BlackRock's ETF and Index Investments Group 
Philip Juliano, Head of the BlackRock iShares US Asset Manager Team 

October 03, 2018