November 29, 2011 at 09:00 AM EST
Back To Basics: 7 ETFs For Long-Term Investors
New exchange traded products continue to debut on the market by the cartload, as issuers have been ramping up activity on the product development front while ongoing innovation in the ETF industry is paving the way for one of a kind, first-to-market products. Investors can implement any number of strategies across a multitude of asset classes thanks to the ever expanding “toolbox”, which now features over 1,300 exchange-traded products [see 25 Things Every Financial Advisor Should Know About ETFs]. Like never before, investors have unprecedented access to a vast variety of granular, hyper-targeted products which offer very precise exposure. However, for many investors the simpler, “plain vanilla” ETFs which offer deep, broad-based exposure across core asset classes remain extremely useful and popular for a number of reasons. These “blunt” instruments allow for investors to easily tap into a corner of the market, while still taking full advantage of the numerous [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Ten ETFs Every Advisor Should Know (But Most Have Never Heard Of): Part II ETF Misnomers: Why You Never Judge A Fund By Its Cover 10 Strange But True Facts About The ETF Industry One Year Later: EMLC Comes Through For Yield Hungry Investors ETF Insider: Debuting Our All-ETF Portfolio
New exchange traded products continue to debut on the market by the cartload, as issuers have been ramping up activity on the product development front while ongoing innovation in the ETF industry is paving the way for one of a kind, first-to-market products. Investors can implement any number of strategies across a multitude of asset classes thanks to the ever expanding “toolbox”, which now features over 1,300 exchange-traded products [see 25 Things Every Financial Advisor Should Know About ETFs]. Like never before, investors have unprecedented access to a vast variety of granular, hyper-targeted products which offer very precise exposure. However, for many investors the simpler, “plain vanilla” ETFs which offer deep, broad-based exposure across core asset classes remain extremely useful and popular for a number of reasons. These “blunt” instruments allow for investors to easily tap into a corner of the market, while still taking full advantage of the numerous [...]

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