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Making the ETF market's alphabet soup a bit easier to understand.
While the term 'ETF' is now used as a catchall, only those registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 are truly exchange-traded funds.
Understanding the difference between exchange-traded funds and mutual funds.
As their name suggests, exchange-traded funds are investment funds that trade openly on the stock exchange.
ETFs can serve as price-discovery tools as well as leading indicators of a shift in broader market sentiment.
With too many options and not enough guidance, the typical reaction is to do nothing. But that won't ensure a comfortable retirement.
A knowledge of the ETF mechanism, created under the Investment Company Act of 1940, can help protect investors.
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