Nicholas Vardy

ETF Expert

A widely recognized expert on the exploding asset class of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), Nicholas has been a regular commentator on CNN International and Fox Business Network. He has also been cited in The Wall Street JournalFinancial TimesNewsweek, Fox Business News, CBS, MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance and MSN Money Central. Nicholas holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. It’s no wonder his groundbreaking ETF content is published regularly in the free daily e-letter Liberty Through Wealth.

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Charlie Munger’s Checklist for Investing

Billionaire Charlie Munger is a compelling character with a lot to teach investors. Learn how to grow your wealth with his investment checklist.

Is Traditional Wall Street Research Useless?

In the 1990s, investment recommendations were made based on “kicking the tires.” A lot has changed since then. Here’s what it means for your ETF portfolio.

Don’t Be an Investment Turkey

If you implement an investment strategy and it makes you money steadily, month after month, year after year, it’s probably too good to be true. Here’s why.

The Greatest Investor in History

Who is the greatest? He probably doesn’t come to mind, but this lesser-known investor ignored modern theory and created the best-performing quant fund ever.

Should You Bother Investing in Emerging Markets?

In the 1990s, emerging markets earned top returns, but the picture looks a lot different today. Should emerging markets be part of your ETF portfolio?

Don’t Buy Into the Decline of America

Conventional wisdom is that the U.S. empire is on the skids, but is that really the case? Let’s examine America’s unique history of self-deprecation.

Should You Bet Big on the Latest Red-Hot IPO?

IPO is a phrase that conjures magical ideas of untold wealth for investors. Are these red-hot opportunities a good strategy, or should investors steer clear?

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall came down 30 years ago, signifying the end of the Soviet Union. Today, we reflect on its significance and lasting impact on global wealth.