ETFs

ETFs in a 401k: The Wave is Building

There has been a lot of discussion concerning the use of exchange traded funds (ETFs) as the primary investment vehicle within 401k plans. The barriers that once stood in the way are being removed by innovative record keeping and the growing use of ETFs in private and institutional accounts.
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Free ETF Trades at TD Ameritrade

TD Ameritrade offers 100 commission free ETFs.
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How Poor Investments Happen

Investors tend to do poorly when they react to what the market does instead of preparing for what may happen and taking advantage of long-term forecasts. With a reactionary attitude, investors will rarely do well.
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International Corporate Bond ETFs Have Arrived

PowerShares listed the second-ever international corporate bond ETF for trading this week, behind State Street Global Advisor’s international corporate bond product, falling right in step with the unfolding of the debt crisis in Europe. The PowerShares ETF provides a broad exposure to international, investment-grade corporate bonds issued in developed countries.
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Efficient Market Theory and ETFs

One of the most popular ideas in the investing world, the Efficient Market Theory, argues, very simply, that a stock's price equals its value. This would mean that a stock's price reflects all publicly known data, including future expectations of the stock's performance.
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ETF Fixed Income Assets Climb in April

ETF cashflows have climbed despite worries about rising rates in fixed income ETFs. Investors also seem to be pouring money into global ETFs even though overseas markets continue to abound.
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A Dollar Hedged ETF; How To Allocate Around The Falling Euro

The end of 2009 saw the entry of a new ETF in the already dense ETF landscape:  a currency hedged ETF.  This new feature is of interesting significance due to its packaging inside an ETF.
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My Boca Experience – Inside ETF Conference 2010

I was recently privileged to be on a panel at the Inside ETF Conference in Boca Raton, FL last week.  The event was a great success with over 800 attendees, and was broadcasted live by CNBC.
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Indexing Inspiration + Gold

Irving Kristol, “an indexer is stock-picker who has been mugged by reality.”
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Casey Smith and Kyle Waller Write a Cover Article for YTE Magazine

Casey Smith and Kyle Waller were asked a few months ago to write a 2000 word cover article about ETFs for Your Trading Edge Magazine. They took on the task. The Nov/Dec issue of YTE Magazine featuring their article on ETFs is now available. While Wiser Wealth takes a more passive approach to investing, ETFs can be used in various strategies. YourTradingEdge (YTE) is the definitive bi-monthly magazine for traders and active investors covering CFDs, Stocks, Options, Futures, Forex and Commodities. We are not a […]
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