Exchange Traded Funds: An Insider’s Guide to Buying the Market
Since the early 1990s when exchange traded funds (ETFs) first appeared on the financial landscape, many investors knew what they were, but few understood the full potential of these investment vehicles. Exchange Traded Funds fills this gap to both educate and dispel the myths associated with this popular new index product.
Written by the experts at Indexfunds.com, this comprehensive guide thoroughly examines how ETFs make investing money in equity indexes easy, direct, and inexpensive. Whether you’re in the market for long-term gains or short-term profits, Exchange Traded Funds will show you how lower costs, greater tax efficiencies, and superb liquidity make ETFs the perfect tool for index investments.
Providing a clear definition of ETFs and a brief history of how they originated in the receipt-based commodities markets, this book sets the groundwork for any investor looking to ETFs for a reliable investment option. Understand the internal workings of this unique financial instrument and discover the different types currently offered, including SPDRs, iShares, Diamonds, QQQQs, HOLDRs, and many more.
The Exchange-Traded Funds Manual
With the enormous popularity and widespread acceptance of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) over the past several years, advisors and individual investors alike have sought out a definitive guide to this innovative, exciting new class of funds–and the Frank J. Fabozzi series has responded. Written by ETF expert Gary Gastineau, The Exchange-Traded Funds Manual provides a detailed description of “open-end” exchange-traded funds and how they work so that you can understand the reasons for ETF growth and, more importantly, how to use ETFs profitably.
The Exchange-Traded Funds Manual offers the most complete treatment of ETFs available, from asset allocation and risk management to taxation and financial planning, ETF selection, and evaluation. Whether you’re a long-term investor, online trader, or advisor, this volume is a useful companion to anyone who wants to use “open-end” ETFs intelligently and effectively.
All about Index Funds
Everything You Need to Know About Index Funds What They Are, Why They Outperform Managed Mutual Funds, Which Are Right for You, and More! Little known just five years ago, index mutual funds have become one of today’s most popular vehicles for investors weary of trying to beat the market. All About Index Funds explains the ins and outs of these easy-to-use investments, and reveals how they can give you the advantages of a highly diversified portfolio for as little as $500!
Whether you are an experienced stock market investor or a beginner, look to All About Index Funds to learn more about:
Tax advantages of index funds Exchange-traded funds SPDRs HOLDRs Global funds Customized funds Asset allocation Understanding risk Taxable versus nontaxable strategies Index fund providers and much more.
Arguably the most popular new products in the investment world, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and E-mini stock index futures (the “E” standing for electronic market access) have achieved more success than even the most radically optimistic forecaster could have predicted. Industry executive and expert in the field, David Lerman, reveals the intricacies of these products, how to use them, and what the future holds for these exciting investment vehicles.
Launched in 1993, the first exchange traded fund–the S&P 500 Depositary Receipts (SPDRs, affectionately known as “Spiders”)–combined low costs, greater tax efficiencies, and superb liquidity for investors. This book explains dozens of new ETFs, including the popular QQQQ, iShares, and streetTRACKS, and will teach you how these tools are used for long-term and short-term strategies in broad-based and sector indices. It also discusses in depth how the E-mini S&P 500 and other E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures allow traders to profit on the direction of indexes.