Are ETF's closed or open mutual funds?

Answer An Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is essentially an "open ended fund' traded on an exchange. Historically, ETFs were index based in that the assets they held reflected the make-up of a particular "inde... Read More »

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Should I Invest in ETFs or Mutual Funds for a Roth IRA?

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What are exchange-traded funds (ETFs)?

Exchange-traded funds are investment instruments that trade like stocks but that track an index. The Spider (SPDR) fund, for example, tracks the S&P 500 and is one of the best known ETFs. ETFs have... Read More »

Are index funds better than mutual funds?

On One Hand: Index Funds have Lower Fees.Index funds are a type of mutual fund that measures the total value of a group of stocks. Generally index funds resemble the fluctuations of the entire mark... Read More »

The Role of Hedge Funds & Hedge Fund-Like Mutual Funds in a Portfolio?

The initial design of the hedge fund provided a hedging or insurance for the investment portfolio. Now hedge funds offer aggressively managed portfolios with fewer limitations on the investment cho... Read More »