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Doubling Your Money with ETFs

Forbes’ William Baldwin has a prescription for investors who would like to double their money in the stock market – be very patient and use exchange traded funds. Baldwin recommends different portfolios for a taxable and tax-sheltered account. ┬áIn the $100,000 taxable account, put $10,000 each into Vanguard funds that track large, medium and small […]

ETF Tracking Error on the Rise

Ian Salisbury is reporting that a new study finds exchange traded funds missed the indexes they follow by a wider margin in 2009. In the article ETFs Were Wider Off the Mark in 2009, Salisbury writes that the study suggests investors closely monitor how many stocks or bonds an ETF owns relative to its benchmark […]

10 ETFs You Need to Know

Kiplinger’s Jeffrey Kosnett recently published a primer on investing with Exchange Traded Funds and included a list of 10 ETFs that you need to know. The funds making Kosnett’s 10 “to know” list include: SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) iShares S&P-Citigroup International Treasury Bond […]

Investors Piling into Bond ETFs

More and more investors have been moving money into Bond ETFs according to WSJ reporter John Spence. In the article, Bond ETFs Draw a Surge of Funds, Spence reports that the two best selling fixed income ETFs in the iShares line-up are bond funds. In fact, the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund […]

Opportunity in Corporate Bond ETFs

The New York Times Conrad De Aenlle published a story over the weekend on the current opportunity in corporate bonds. In the article Corporate Bonds Offer Opportunity, Aenlle summarizes the view of some bond specialists who contend that prices are so low and yields so high that they are immune from anything short of disaster […]

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