Ben Johnson, European ETF Strategist, Morningstar
This session will provide a broad overview of both the tactical and strategic potential for ETFs in investors’ portfolios. Ben will examine the advantages and disadvantages of using ETFs as building blocks for a core portfolio, discuss how they can be used to supplement existing core positions, and provide real examples of core portfolios constructed solely of ETFs.
Ben Johnson is an ETF Strategist covering European exchange traded products. Prior to assuming his current role he was a senior stock analyst in Morningstar's basic materials group covering the agriculture and chemical industries. Before joining Morningstar in June 2006, he worked as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley. Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin.