Whether you are a seasoned investor or you're just getting into the investment game, one thing is certain: you need to diversify! Investing In ETFs For Dummies is a practical, easy-to-use resource that introduces you to the world of exchange-traded funds—and provides you with the knowledge you need to incorporate ETFs into your investment strategy. Discover commodity ETFs, style ETFs, country ETFs, and inverse ETFs, all of which play an important role in this new trading environment. Supplement your knowledge with an understanding of the risks and rewards associated with ETF investments, and consider how ETF investments can complement your current portfolio.
Though not as well-known as some other investment options, ETFs are wonderful tools for filling in the gaps in your investment portfolio. These investment options have the power to give you access to markets or investment areas that, otherwise, may be restricted, too expensive, or exceedingly risky—and can open investment doors you may have not yet considered.
- Understand how to navigate the ETF marketplace with confidence
- Make informed investment decisions based upon fundamental knowledge about the ETF market
- Explore the latest ETF products, providers, and strategies to guide you in choosing the right ones for your needs
- Increase the diversity of your investment portfolio, and bring a new facet of potential to your investment strategy
Investing In ETFs For Dummies is a great resource if you're looking to enhance your investment portfolio by participating in the ETF market!
About the Author
Russell Wild is a NAPFA certified financial advisor and principal of Global Portfolios, an investment advisory firm based in Allentown, PA that works with clients of both substantial and modest means. He has written two dozen books and numerous articles on financial matters.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with ETFs 5
Chapter 1: The (Sort of Still) New Kid on the Block 7
Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Players 29
Part II: Getting to Know ETFs 51
Chapter 3: Large Growth and Large Value 53
Chapter 4: Small Growth and Small Value 73
Chapter 5: Going Global: ETFs Without Borders 85
Chapter 6: Sector Investing and Specialized Stocks 105
Chapter 7: For Your Interest: The World of Bond ETFs 123
Chapter 8: REITs, Commodities, and Active ETFs 143
Part III: Customizing and Optimizing Your ETF Portfolio 161
Chapter 9: Sample ETF Portfolio Menus 163
Chapter 10: Understanding Risk and Return 185
Chapter 11: Exercising Patience and Learning Exceptions 205
Part IV: The Part of Tens 227
Chapter 12: Ten FAQs about ETFs 229
Chapter 13: Ten Mistakes Most Investors (Even Smart Ones) Make 235