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Exchange Trader Funds (ETF) Analysis
What is ETF? Print E-mail
Exchange Traded Funds | Introductions | Written by Oil N' Gold | Sat Mar 13 10 14:36 ET
Since the first ETF was introduced in the US in 1993, the number of ETFs and the assets under management have grown substantially all over the world. In April 2000, iShare brought this new kind of investment in Europe as they launched the iShare DJ Euro Stoxx 50. While the European ETF market has then been expanding dramatically, average daily turnover remained small, at $2.3B in 2009, compared with $45.8B in the US.
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Commodity ETF Print E-mail
Exchange Traded Funds | Introductions | Written by Oil N' Gold | Sat Mar 13 10 02:55 ET
Commodity ETFs (ETCs) provide investors exposure to commodities and commodity indices, including energy, precious metals, base metals, softs and agriculture. While commodity ETFs offer the same simple ways in trading as other ETFS, investors should beware some of the unique risks in commodity ETFs. While most commodity ETFs invest in futures, some hold physical assets.
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Distinguishing ETFs and Mutual Funds Print E-mail
Exchange Traded Funds | Introductions | Written by Oil N' Gold | Sat Mar 13 10 02:09 ET
The table below summarizes the differences between exchange-traded funds and mutual funds:
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