25 Things Every Financial Advisor Should Know About ETFs
The rapid expansion of the ETF industry has been one of the most important developments of the last several decades to financial professionals; as the lineup of exchange-traded products has surged past 1,300, financial advisors now have more tools in their toolkits than ever before to help construct client portfolios. With these new financial products comes a responsibility to understand the various risk factors and nuances of exchange-traded products, and as the industry has expanded rapidly the amount of information to digest has swelled as well. While ETF education must be an ongoing process, there are a number of basics that can enhance overall understanding, identify opportunities and limitations, and generally promote a better experience with ETFs: 1. Volume ≠Liquidity Many advisors and investors like to implement what can best be described as “liquidity screens,” refusing to consider products that don’t have a certain average daily trading volume (25,000 shares [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Ten Commandments Of ETF Investing Alternatives To The 20 Most Popular ETFs Announcing The Free Head-To-Head ETF Comparison Tool For ETF Investors, The Details Matter (Part II) Free ETF Trading: Comparing All The Options
The rapid expansion of the ETF industry has been one of the most important developments of the last several decades to financial professionals; as the lineup of exchange-traded products has surged past 1,300, financial advisors now have more tools in their toolkits than ever before to help construct client portfolios. With these new financial products comes a responsibility to understand the various risk factors and nuances of exchange-traded products, and as the industry has expanded rapidly the amount of information to digest has swelled as well. While ETF education must be an ongoing process, there are a number of basics that can enhance overall understanding, identify opportunities and limitations, and generally promote a better experience with ETFs: 1. Volume ≠Liquidity Many advisors and investors like to implement what can best be described as “liquidity screens,” refusing to consider products that don’t have a certain average daily trading volume (25,000 shares [...]

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