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Michael LaBella Speaking at the Inside ETFs Conference


Hollywood, FL - January 21-24, 2018 - Michael LaBella will be speaking at the Inside ETFs Conference taking place on January 21-24, 2018 in Hollywood, Florida at the Diplomat Resort & Spa.  The Inside ETFs Conference is the world's largest ETF conference taking place over 4 days with 200 speakers and over 2,500 attendees.

Inside ETFs Conference

Agenda: Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:00pm-3:50pm

ETFs 301: Using Smart Beta to Solve Real Needs
While the discussion on smart beta has evolved significantly over time, the focus has remained on addressing shortcomings of traditional passive cap-weighted indexes, side-stepping one of the most crucial issues for investors: how to achieve specific investment outcomes, including capital growth, income generation, volatility management and capital preservation.

About Michael LaBella, CFA:
Michael LaBella, CFA, is a portfolio manager and strategist at QS Investors. He focuses on investment and product strategy for the equity platform. LaBella was recognized in 2017 as a rising star under 35 in asset management by Business Insider. He previously worked at Deutsche Bank as a portfolio manager for the Quantitative Strategies group, and as an institutional sales trader in its Corporate and Investment Bank. LaBella has a B.S. in financial economics from Binghamton University.