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111: O’Shares ETFs Quality Weighted Approach with CEO Connor O’Brien

By Sam Marks / Johnny FD

Connor O’Brien is the CEO and President of O’Shares, a rules-based ETF designed to provide investors with the means to invest in some of the largest global companies that derive most of their revenue from the Internet and e-commerce sectors that exhibit quality and growth potential. Mr. O’Brien has extensive global investment experience encompassing over 25 years of involvement in the Canadian, U.S. and international markets. During this episode, Mr. O’Brein will share a series of ETFs designed to be core long-term investment holdings. He will talk about the rule-based approach that provides attractive performance and limited volatility with an emphasis on income. Expect to truly learn how to ‘Invest Like a Boss’ with this simple and straightforward strategy.   Links: O'Shares FTSE Asia Pacific Qual Div ETF - OASI O'Shares FTSE US Quality Dividend ETF - OUSA O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF - OGIG O'Shares FTSE Russell Intl Qual Div - ONTL Boss Lounge   Where we are: Sam Marks and Johnny FD - Chiang Mai, Thailand Connor O’Brien - Boston, Massachusetts Discussed: ILAB 110 – How Anyone Can Beat the Market with Mad Hedge Fund Trader John Thomas ILAB 109 – Why Modern Portfolio Theory Fails Investors with Daniel Peris   Time Stamps: 04:17 - Initial thoughts on this ETF? 10:11 - Connor and Kevin O’learlys relationship 11:31 - O’Shares philosophy and choosing ETFs 15:10 - “You want to own the stocks of companies that have profitable businesses and pay a dividend” - Connor O’Brien 16:28 - Chasing high yields and high-quality stocks 22:09 - Why your REIT funds are down this year 24:10 - What influences the weight of stocks and do they ever change? 26:08 - Top holding for large and small cap ETFs 31:13 - What happens when you actually invest in a funds 36:17 - When will companies pay out dividends? 38:33 - How to invest like a boss and buy O’Shares 47:06 - Dividends checks and high-risk investments 51:47 - Investing in domestic vs. international funds   If you enjoyed this episode, do us a favor and share it! Also if you haven’t’ already, please take a minute to leave us a 5-star review on iTunes and claim your bonus here! Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. Read our disclaimer here.  

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