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ETFs Under The Hood: Financial Advisors' Daily Digest

By SA Gil Weinreich :

I was an early ETF enthusiast, going back to their infancy when it was easy to have knowledge of the whole field and clearly characterize their differences. I lost some of my enthusiasm as their numbers multiplied and I sat across the table at ETF conferences (almost as numerous as ETFs) from an array of product vendors each trying to tell me how their mousetraps were better than the rest.

Now that there are more than 4,000 ETFs, understanding their differences requires a quite granular level of detail and has become rather laborious. Fortunately, Evan Powers guides us through the process, its perils and pitfalls, in an article on today's SA. I quote:

You can click here to read the rest of the article ("Are Your ETFs Lying To You?") and see for yourself the value of looking under the hood.

Meanwhile, here are today's news and views for advisors:

See also Using Strategic Beta To Beat The Emerging Market Benchmark Blues on seekingalpha.com

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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