Mark Abssy has spent the last 15 years developing indexes and helping new issuers bring thematic ETFs to market including FAN, HACK, SKYY, YYY, IPAY, ISRA, GAMR, CNCR, JGLD, DTOX in the US and ISPY, FOOD, CYBR, DIGI and DTOX in Europe. Over his 30-year career in financial services, he’s held many roles in short-term investments, mutual funds, and CEFs and ETFs at large investment firms like Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments, and Loomis Sayles. Abyss is also the founder of All You Can ETF, LLC.
Abssy has been contributing to TheStreet Real Money since 2021. His coverage focuses on thematic investing and ETFs. His experience developing indexes and helping new issuers bring ETFs to market helps him uncover the best ETFs available for his followers.
He received a BSBA from Northeastern University with a focus in Finance and International Business. Outside of work, Abssy can be found coaching rugby or working on his photography skills.
Recent Articles By The Author
Exchange Traded Concepts 'Qrafts' an Artificial Intelligence-Driven ETF
The Qraft AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap exchange-traded fund aims to leverage the power of AI. Let's see if it's a smart move.
Is This Artificial Intelligence ETF a Smart Move?
All the CHAT-ter is about AI, and this Roundhill fund is playing on the technology. But is it really just providing broad tech exposure with a tilt to the emerging AI industry? Let's see.
This New ETF Could Become a Real 'Machine' for Investors
Alpha Architect and Euclidean Technologies team up for a 'machine learning'-influenced fund, the Euclidean Fundamental Value ETF.
Will This ETF Build 'Bridges' to Alpha?
Let's look at the new exchange-traded fund, the Bridges Capital Tactical ETF.
Why Convert a Mutual Fund to an ETF? Follow the Money to Find Out
Making the straight switch from mutual funds to ETFs can be material to an issuer's income statement.
Will This Fund Save the World, and Thicken Your Wallet? Time Will Tell
Let's look at the Veridien Climate Action ETF, another 'active non-transparent' exchange-traded fund aimed at taking action on climate change.
These Funds Promise a Fine Balancing Act: Active and Passive Investing
Envestnet's new ETFs offer an active product that falls back to a passive strategy instead of cash during risk-off periods.
Will the New HEAT ETF Help Turn Down the Global Thermostat?
This exchange-traded fund is positioned to give investors exposure to companies taking meaningful steps toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions -- will it work and will it make you money?
I've Got a QWST-ion About This Active Multi-Manager ETF
I like the approach of the Harbor Small Cap Explorer exchange-traded fund, but why does it look a bit bigger on the inside than the label suggests.
Account Managers Dip Into ETF Pool, but How Clean Is the Water?
Let's look at investment advisory firm Mulholland & Kuperstock's new exchange-traded fund and what makes me curious about it.