Types of ETFs

One way to classify an ETF is through the kinds of assets it holds. The mostpopular type is the stock ETF. The underlying portfolio consists of stocks or assets that convert into stocks. You can…

Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

Leveraged ETFs use debt and/or derivative instruments to increase thesensitivity of an ETF to its index. The ETF manager can buy extra assets with borrowed money and control additional assets through derivatives such asoptions and…

Investment for Beginners

An Alternative to Mutual Funds Many folks are familiar with the concept of mutual funds, in which a manager pools money from a large number ofinvestors and creates a portfolio of stocks, bonds, or other…

Growth vs income

Without the merest shadow of a doubt, the greatest property-related TV show of all time was Property Ladder.In every episode we’d see a couple of utter pillocks buy a property at an over-inflated price, then…

Getting Started with ETFs

Like any investment, it’s prudent to have a strategy in place before you fork overyour cash to an ETF fund manager. Here are several important questions to consider before starting:1. What’s your budget and investment…