Eric Balchunas

Senior ETF Analyst,

Bloomberg Intelligence

  • Senior ETF Analyst at Bloomberg,
  • Appears on Bloomberg TV & Radio
  • Author of Book "The Institutional ETF Toolbox"

About Eric

Eric Balchunas is senior ETF analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence where he writes research for the Bloomberg Terminal. He also helped create and appears on the first-ever ETF TV show called Bloomberg ETF IQ, as well as a podcast called Trillions. Mr. Balchunas is also a Bloomberg Opinion contributor and author of The Institutional ETF Toolbox, which was published by Wiley in March 2016. He holds a Bachelor's degree in journalism and environmental economics from Rutgers University.

Eric's Videos

The ETF industry is the like the Silicon Valley of the investment world with hundreds of new products launching each year and as a crossroads for many investment trends. In this presentation you'll hear from Eric Balchunas and James Seyffart about 10 ETFs on the market that Bloomberg research analysts are watching that tap into the biggest trends and themes on market.

Join us for a discussion on the latest innovations and time-tested strategies in the ETF arena. Get the lowdown on where to focus your attention in sector specific, thematic, leveraged, long and short, and actively traded ETFs. This savvy panel of industry veterans will share their insights, debate current exchange-traded market trends, and take your questions.
Although they've been around for a while, actively managed ETFs have never quite gotten much traction in the wider ETF space, accounting for less than 3% of the $4 trillion ETF industry. But they are gaining notice and popularity with investors attracted by their low cost, tax efficiency, transparency, and liquidity. Learn about these vehicles and the strategies they employ to react to changing market conditions.

When the coronavirus pandemic ended the longest-running bull market in stocks last March, investors fled to the relative safety of bond ETFs. After all, fixed income typically provides regular cash and lower volatility when markets are in turmoil. Fixed-income ETFs have taken the hassle out of investing directly in the bond market, plus they offer liquidity benefits, which you can't always find in the underlying market. Hear from some experts spanning the entire income sphere and find out the latest in this rapidly growing corner of the ETFs universe.

Eric's Books

Eric Balchunas

The Institutional ETF Toolbox: How Institutions Can Understand and Utilize the Fast-Growing World of ETFs

The Institutional ETF Toolbox is the institutional investor's guide to utilizing exchange-traded funds and taking full advantage of the innovative new products in their expanding repertoire. The ETF toolbox is expanding rapidly with nearly one new ETF launching every day this decade so far.