Understanding Some Misunderstood ETFs
The vast majority of the more than 1,400 ETFs now available are pretty straightforward; most investors can pretty quickly grasp the investment objectives based on a quick glance at the name and holdings. There are, however, some ETFs that investors do not understand well at all–products that are actually quite different from the perceptions that many have about them. Below, we highlight a couple classes of ETF that are commonly misunderstood–and set the record straight [for more ETF insights, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. Hedge Fund ETFs One of the most significant of the countless innovations in the ETF industry over the last several years has been the launch of products that offer exposure to hedge fund strategies, but at a fraction of the price and with significantly better liquidity and transparency. But there is some misunderstanding about what exactly hedge fund ETFs are and what they seek to [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Surprising Holdings In The “Socially Responsible” ETF Pax World Launches ETFs Focused On Sustainable Investing How Have The Hedge Fund ETFs Held Up In The Crisis? ProShares Launches Hedge Fund Replication ETF (HDG) May ETFdb Category Kings: Best Performing ETFs
The vast majority of the more than 1,400 ETFs now available are pretty straightforward; most investors can pretty quickly grasp the investment objectives based on a quick glance at the name and holdings. There are, however, some ETFs that investors do not understand well at all–products that are actually quite different from the perceptions that many have about them.  Below, we highlight a couple classes of ETF that are commonly misunderstood–and set the record straight [for more ETF insights, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. Hedge Fund ETFs One of the most significant of the countless innovations in the ETF industry over the last several years has been the launch of products that offer exposure to hedge fund strategies, but at a fraction of the price and with significantly better liquidity and transparency. But there is some misunderstanding about what exactly hedge fund ETFs are and what they seek to [...]

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