Leveraged ETFs seek to magnify gains and to provide above market performance to various stock, bond and commodity indexes on a daily basis. Although Leveraged ETFs can provide magnified returns, their use requires additional precautions when compared to unleveraged ETFs. … Continue reading
The price of an ETF share on a stock exchange is influenced by the forces of supply and demand. While imbalances in supply and demand can cause the price of an ETF share to deviate from its underlying value (i.e., … Continue reading
By ISA Education | May 31st, 2011 06:05 PM EST | posted in Advanced ETF Concepts, ETF Education
In general, ETFs are cheaper than mutual funds, but that doesn’t mean they’re free. In fact, some of the costs associated with ETFs don’t exist with traditional mutual funds. Before you buy, it pays to understand the true costs and … Continue reading
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