Getting Started with ETFs
By Mark Kennedy, About.com Guide
What Are ETFs?
Exchange Traded Funds, also known as ETFs, are mini-portfolios of securities and derivatives that track an asset like an index or commodity. Unlike mutual funds or index baskets, you don't have to make multiple transactions in order to achieve a market price. With ETFs it's one trade, one price.
- What is an ETF?
- 11 Types of ETFs (And More)
- What is in an ETF?
- How Are ETFs Made?
- What is an Index ETF?
- What is a SPDR?
- What Are Dividend ETFs?
- What is a Diamond?
- Learn about the Q’s ETF and the NASDAQ-100 Index
- What is an Index?
- What is the difference between an ETN and an ETF?
- What Are ETP's?
- What are ETF Futures?
- The History of ETFs
Advantages & Disadvantages of ETFs
While it's important to understand how ETFs work, it is equally important to understand the risks and benefits. Only then can you decide if they are a fit for your portfolio.
- 9 Reasons ETFs Can Benefit Your Portfolio
- ETF Tax Advantages over Mutual Funds
- 5 Ways to Save Money with ETFs
- 5 Reasons an ETF May Not Be Right for You
- 6 Disadvantages of Mutual Funds
- 5 Reasons to Consider ETFs instead of Mutual Funds
- ETFs vs Indexes - Should I Invest in an Index or ETF?
- ETFs Create Revenues, Returns and Savings
How to Get Started with ETFs
Once you have a good feel for ETFs and understand the risks and rewards, it's time to include them in your investing strategy. These articles well help you learn how to buy, sell, and trade ETFs. Everything you need to know to get started with exchange traded funds.
- How to Get Started with ETFs
- 11 Strong Reasons to Buy ETFs
- 5 Things to Consider Before Buying an ETF
- 6 Reasons to Sell an ETF