Exchange-Traded Funds For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Russell Wild
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: December 2011
Pages: 384

The fast and easy way to get a handle on ETFs

Playing with money can be hazardous to your wealth, so how can you use ETFs to diversify your investments without losing your cash and your cool? Exchange-Traded Funds For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you in plain English how to weigh your options and confidently pick the ETFs that are right for you to build a lean, mean portfolio and optimize your profits. So what are you waiting for?

  • The ABCs of ETFs — find out everything from what makes ETFs so sleek and economical to what goes into actually buying, holding, and selling them

  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket — discover how to mix and match your stock ETFs to build a diversified portfolio that will serve you well in both good times and bad

  • Put the "I" in diversification — meet a bevy of bond, real estate, and commodity ETFs you can massage into your portfolio for maximum diversification

  • Sample the menu — take a look at sample portfolios and find one that fits like a glove, or tinker around and make one that suits your personal tastes, preferences, and goals

  • Find your zen — every good portfolio needs a cool head and steady hands to maintain and tweak it, and that's just what you'll learn to do

Open the book and find:

  • The differences between ETFs and mutual funds

  • The ETF players: Who creates, sells, and manages the funds

  • Risk control, diversification, and other things you need to know

  • Lots of options for investing in stocks of small, large, growth, and value companies

  • Advice for adding international investments to your mix

  • ETFs that allow you to invest in industry sectors

  • Ten mistakes most investors (even smart ones) make

Learn to:

  • Navigate the ETF marketplace

  • Make informed investments

  • Grasp the latest ETF products, providers, and strategies

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