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Must-read Articles on ETF Investing
Sector ETFs are among the most potent investment vehicles that allow individual investors to exploit advantages previously available only to large institutions. You can beat the market by investing in the right sector ETF at the right time. In fact, you can actually make money even when the overall market is tanking. Read More »
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are growing in popularity. Bucking difficult market conditions, assets invested in ETFs have increased from $569 billion in January 2008 to $693 billion in September 2009. The flexibility provided by Select Sector SPDR ETFs in creating low-cost portfolios with customized asset allocations have enabled them to carve out a niche in the ETF world. Read More »
'Don’t put all your eggs in one basket'. This is commonly believed to be a sound investing maxim. Why? Because diversification helps investors to lower risk and to stay on course towards their goals without being derailed by market sell-offs. So, how does one build a diversified portfolio? Read More »
Adopting novel fundamental indexes, PowerShares has expanded the options available for sector as well as thematic ETF investors. PowerShares, a unit of U. K.-based Invesco PLC, is emerging as a strong player in the sector ETF arena. Starting off with two ETFs in 2003, PowerShares introduced 22 sector and industry group ETFs in 2005 and followed them with… Read More »