What are exchange traded futures?

Answer Over $2 trillion are traded on futures exchanges every year. Still, futures are much less well known than stocks and bonds. Even if you only trade in stocks and bonds, understanding futures gives a... Read More »

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How to Buy Exchange Traded Funds?

New financial products called exchange traded funds give investors access to more diversification, while offering many of the same advantages that draw individual traders to single stocks. An ETF l... Read More »

What is the meaning of futures contract in the stock exchange?

Futures contracts are contractual agreements to buy or sell a commodity, such as oil or soybeans, at a given price in the future. Futures derive their value from the underlying asset or commodity.R... Read More »

What are exchange-traded funds& how do they work?

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are one of the fastest growing types of investments. The first ETF was launched in 1993; as of 2010, there are over 920 available and over 80 percent of the total ha... Read More »

The Risk of Exchange-Traded Funds?

Exchange-traded funds have become popular investing and trading vehicles over the past decade. The number of ETFs has grown from less than 200 in 2002 to more than 800 in 2010. An ETF holds securit... Read More »