The Exchange-Traded Funds Manual / Edition 1

The Exchange-Traded Funds Manual / Edition 1

by Gary L. Gastineau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471218944

ISBN-13: 9780471218944

Pub. Date: 01/31/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Praise for the exchange-traded funds manual

"Exchange-traded funds are the hottest finance innovation of the past decade. Gary Gastineau, who played a critical role in their development, demystifies the working of these instruments, lucidly describes their advantages and disadvantages, and guides investors on their use. This gem of a book will be the ETF bible

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Praise for the exchange-traded funds manual

"Exchange-traded funds are the hottest finance innovation of the past decade. Gary Gastineau, who played a critical role in their development, demystifies the working of these instruments, lucidly describes their advantages and disadvantages, and guides investors on their use. This gem of a book will be the ETF bible for years to come."
-Burton Malkiel, Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics, Princeton University

"This is the first comprehensive book on exchange-traded funds.The author displays an institutional and practical knowledge of exchange-traded funds that makes this book necessary reading for not only the knowledgeable investor but for the professional researcher seeking to understand these relatively new investment vehicles."
-Martin J. Gruber, Nomura Professor of Finance
Stern School of Business, New York University

"Gary Gastineau is a national treasure. Exchange-traded funds are the wave of the future, and Gary has been instrumental in their development from day one. His knowledge is encyclopedic, and his style and subtle humor make it all accessible to the reader."
-Wayne H. Wagner, Chairman, Plexus Group, Inc.

"In Gary Gastineau's brilliant work in illuminating the reader on exchange-traded funds, he provides rich insights into the process and methodology of adding value and cites a convergence of market forces that creates a compelling story for the use of ETFs for those who choose to add value."
-Stephen C. Winks, Publisher, Senior Consultant

"The introduction of exchange-traded funds was one of the success stories of

Wall Street in the 1990s. Gary Gastineau was a key contributor to this success, and his book is an important benchmark on both the current status of this important new category and the vast potential of its next-generation products."
-Salvatore Sodano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
American Stock Exchange

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471218944
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/31/2002
Series:
Frank J. Fabozzi Series, #93
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
1.06(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

The History and Structure of ETFs—and Some Competitors.

The Regulatory Structure and Mechanics of the Open ETF.

Distinctive Characteristics of Exchange-Traded Funds: Transactions, Shareholder Protection, Payment for Value Added, Fund Evaluation, and Taxation.

ETF Applications for Investors and Investment Advisors.

Equity Index ETFs—A Long Way to Go.

New Generations of ETFs.

Trading ETF Shares Without Angst.

Developing an Investment Process Incorporating ETFs.

Appendix: Getting Information on ETFs—Where to Look and What to Look For.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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