November 01, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
3 Simple All-ETF “Core” Portfolios
The proliferation of exchange-traded funds over the past few years has opened up the doors to previously difficult-to-reach corners of the global market, making it easy and cost-effective for mainstream investors to tap into virtually any asset class. While the current lineup of nearly 1,500 ETFs is likely intimidating at first glance, it’s important to remember that these financial instruments were created with simplicity in mind. ETFs were originally designed for buy-and-hold investors; as such, these vehicles are meant to simplify the investing process by offering access to diversified baskets of securities through a single ticker [see also Free 7 Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolios]. The largest issuer by total assets, iShares, has taken the themes of simplicity and cost-efficiency to a new level with its recent launch of the “Core Series” of ETFs. This initiative includes the launch of several new funds along with tweaks to the names and prices [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: iShares Debuts “Core” ETF Lineup This Week In ETFs: October 28th Edition Advanced ETF Investing: Acquired Fund Fees Fidelity To Offer Commission-Free Trading On 25 iShares ETFs IndexIQ Launches New Market Neutral ETF
The proliferation of exchange-traded funds over the past few years has opened up the doors to previously difficult-to-reach corners of the global market, making it easy and cost-effective for mainstream investors to tap into virtually any asset class. While the current lineup of nearly 1,500 ETFs is likely intimidating at first glance, it’s important to remember that these financial instruments were created with simplicity in mind. ETFs were originally designed for buy-and-hold investors; as such, these vehicles are meant to simplify the investing process by offering access to diversified baskets of securities through a single ticker [see also Free 7 Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolios]. The largest issuer by total assets, iShares, has taken the themes of simplicity and cost-efficiency to a new level with its recent launch of the “Core Series” of ETFs. This initiative includes the launch of several new funds along with tweaks to the names and prices [...]

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