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    Ed Lopez, Head of ETF Product

    Now that summer has come to a close, many are quickly reminded of the looming Presidential election. We discuss three action items every investor can take in order to prepare their portfolios—and keep things in perspective.

    Thematic Investing

    September 14, 2020

    Video Gaming and Esports: Taking Media and Entertainment to the Next Level

    by John Patrick Lee, CFA, Product Manager,

    Nicolas Fonseca, CFA, ETF Product Analyst

    The video game industry is projected to reach $159B in revenues in 2020 according to Newzoo, and gaming is more popular than ever. How can investors get in the game as well?

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    Thematic Investing

    September 09, 2020

    What Israel-UAE Normalization Means for Investors

    by Steven Schoenfeld, CEO, MV Index Solutions,

    Tzlill Keren-Blum, EMEA Representative, MV Index Solutions

    The diplomatic breakthrough between the United Arab Emirates and Israel opens up the possibility for cross-border investment flows.

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    Thematic Investing

    August 13, 2020

    How the Esports Industry Continues to Evolve

    by John Patrick Lee, CFA, Product Manager

    Esports has taken hold around the world as more people are turning to interactive gaming as a form of entertainment, resulting in ballooning cash prizes and front-page news coverage.

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    Thematic Investing

    June 03, 2020

    Mobile Gaming: Innovation in Action

    by John Patrick Lee, CFA, Product Manager

    Video game publishers have excelled at identifying and using emerging technologies to distribute their games. Mobile gaming encapsulates this phenomenon.

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