David Fry is founder & publisher of ETF Digest and author of “Create Your Own ETF Hedge Fund: A Do-It-Yourself ETF Strategy for Private Wealth Management” (Wiley Finance, 2008).
Area of Expertise: exchange-traded funds (ETFs), portfolio construction
Twitter Feed: twitter.com/etfdigest
Books: “Create Your Own ETF Hedge Fund: A Do-It-Yourself ETF Strategy For Private Wealth Management” (Wiley Finance, 2008)
Topics Presented in Speeches: Create Your Own ETF Hedge Fund
Dave Fry is the founder and publisher of ETF Digest, established in 2001. He was among the very first to see the need for an online newsletter that provided individual investors and financial professionals with trading tools, market information and actionable advice on ETF investing. His Dave's Daily blog focuses on technical chart analyses of exchange-traded funds, and he has a daily column featured at TheStreet.
Dave is a frequent commentator and presenter on ETFs and other issues important to individual investors for ETF conferences and private investment groups. His perspectives are featured in global financial news sources, radio, webinars and print media.
From 1997–'99, he was managing director of proprietary investments at JWH Investment Management (JWHIMI), an affiliated company of John W. Henry & Company. In that capacity, Dave was responsible for the management of private investments as well as some corporate accounts.
For a period of 10 years prior to joining JWHIMI, David owned, managed and operated an NASD broker/dealer, Fry & Co., and an SEC-registered investment advisory firm, Asia-Pacific Investment Management Inc. He was also a registered commodity pool operator (CPO), commodity trading advisor (CTA), and introducing broker (IB).
Prior to operating his own investment firms, Dave was vice president of investments at Shearson Lehman Bros. and held a similar position at Paine Webber.
During his tenure with registered firms he maintained the following licenses: Municipal Bond Principal (Series 53), Options Principal (Series 4), General Securities Principal (Series 24), General Securities (Series 7), Commodity (Series 3), State Securities License (Series 63), and State Insurance License (Life).
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