ETF Trends publisher/editor Tom Lydon spoke with Andy Hyer, Client Porfolio Manager, Dorsey, Wright & Associates, a Nasdaq Company, at the Schwab Impact Conference in San Diego that ran Oct. 24-27, 2016.
Hyer discussed how its innovative momentum based ETFs work in portfolio construction.
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