Richard M. Keary

Richard M.
Global ETF Advisors LLC

Richard Keary is the Founder/Principal of Global ETF Advisors LLC, an independent management consulting firm that specializes in the Exchange Traded Products industry.His firm offers advisory services designed to help clients launch exchange traded products and to assist start-up companies in building their corporate and business development strategies.

Inside ETFs Conference: Adapt or Be Left Behind
It was clear to all 1,900 conference attendees: ETFs are here to stay
Trends Set to Dominate the ETF Market Landscape in 2015
There is a race to launch more thematic strategies or “smart beta” products and the providers are lesser known or completely new to the industry. This will continue in the year ahead
Non-Transparent Active ETFs Approved - Now What?
Now non-transparent actively-managed ETFs can come to market. Sounds good but what does it mean and who benefits from them?
Finding Liquidity in Thinly-Traded ETFs
It’s a widely held myth that thinly traded ETFs lack liquidity. But the structure of the funds means liquidity is more a matter of underlying securities.
The Maturity of the ETF Market
Last week’s Inside ETF conference showed the maturity of the industry. Most participants were focused on educating advisors on building portfolios with the funds, not pushing specific products.
ETFs in 2013
A two-tier pathway is emerging for ETF providers: Large fund companies dominating the market for more common investments, while white-label funds carve out unique niches.
Causalities of the ETF Fee War 1
Already low-cost, ETFs are getting cheaper as they fight for market share. But there is a danger in cutting too close to the bone and highlights the importance of understanding a fund’s underlying index.
Suitability Issues for ETFs and ETNs
What can go wrong? With exchange-traded funds and notes, particularly leveraged ones, the mechanics aren’t as straightforward as they seem. Yet there is little excuse for not knowing what you are getting your clients into.
After Knight, Unfair Knocks
ETF liquidity, electronic trading and rogue algorithms all came under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the Knight Capital debacle. But the pundits got it wrong: The ETF market is liquid and sound.
The Demise of ETF Growth Has Been Greatly Exaggerated
There have been several reports written recently that try to predict the future growth rate of the ETF industry and its march against mutual funds...but, are they flawed?
Moving Assets Into ETFs
Countless websites, white papers, webinars and yes, even columnists, dissect the ETF structure. But if you’re looking to move client’s assets out of mutual funds and into ETFs, there is a not much independent information. Here's some of what you need to know.
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