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Discovering Frontier or Emerging Markets as an ETF Investor

Of late, a number of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have cropped up to allow you to invest in so-called frontier markets, including the PowerShares MENA Frontier Countries Portfolio [more…]

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Comparing ETFs to Other Investment Options

Investing in ETFs differs from investing in mutual funds and individual stocks in some important ways, as the following table shows. As a smart investor, you can't ignore the advantages that ETFs offer [more…]

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Basic Trading Choices for ETFs or Stocks

Buying and selling an exchange-traded fund (ETF) is just like buying and selling a stock; there really is no difference. Although you can trade in all sorts of ways, the vast majority of trades fall into [more…]

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Optimizing Your ETFs Portfolio

There's no point to having dozens of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in your portfolio if they are only going to duplicate each other's holdings. So if you already own the entire market through diversified [more…]

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What "Boom Economy" Really Means for ETFs Investors

Slow-growing economies (such as India's, whose stock market has lately left China's in the dust) generally make for better stock investments! You would think that a fast-growing economy would be the best [more…]