Understanding ETFs and Why They Beat Mutual Funds as an Investment

Understanding ETFs and Why They Beat Mutual Funds as an Investment

by Jeffrey Feldman, Andrew Hyman
     
 

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Three Paths to Profitable Investing: Using ETFs in Healthcare, Infrastructure, and the Environment to Grow Your Assets (9780137054268) by Jeffrey Feldman and Andrew Hyman. Available in print and digital formats.

 

What ETFs are,

Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Three Paths to Profitable Investing: Using ETFs in Healthcare, Infrastructure, and the Environment to Grow Your Assets (9780137054268) by Jeffrey Feldman and Andrew Hyman. Available in print and digital formats.

 

What ETFs are, how they work, and why they’re so valuable to today’s investors.

 

Is there a low-cost, simple investment tool for buying into future trends? Yes: the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). ETFs trade on a stock exchange and are comprised of a basket of securities that track a particular index. ETFs can also track a sector’s performance, letting investors buy into an industry without relying on individual stocks. Unlike mutual funds, ETFs trade continuously.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132609913
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/13/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
File size:
657 KB

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Feldman, founder and CEO of the XShares Group and a 40-year veteran of Wall Street, created the TDX Independence Funds, the first target-date ETFs in partnership with TD Ameritrade, and serves as the Funds’ Chairman. Andrew Hyman is the coauthor of ETF Strategies and Tactics: Hedge Your Portfolio in a Changing Market and Energy Risk Management: A Primer for the Utility Industry, as well as other books on the utility industry.

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