ETF Basics

Are Bond ETFs More Liquid Than Bonds?

Since liquidity in the bond market has dried up, many investors worry about the liquidity risk of ETFs based on those bonds.

ETF Basics

Bond ETFs Vs. Bonds: Which Are Better?

Bonds offer safe, steady and predictable returns that have low correlations to stocks.

ETF Basics

Leveraged & Inverse ETFs: Understanding Monthly Resets

Most leveraged/inverse ETFs reset their leverage daily, but some have monthly reset periods.

ETF Basics

Leveraged & Inverse ETFs: Why 2x Isn't The 2x You Think

Leveraged and inverse ETFs are powerful tools that allow investors to magnify the returns on an investment.

ETF Basics

Alternatives ETFs: Can An ETF Replicate A Hedge Fund?

On their face, hedge funds and ETFs have little in common.

ETF Basics

Alternatives ETFs: Understanding VIX ETFs

The VIX index attracts traders and investors because it often spikes way up when U.S. equity markets plunge.

ETF Basics

How Are Currency ETFs Taxed?

An ETF's taxation is ultimately driven by its underlying holdings.

ETF Basics

Currency ETFs: The Basics

For U.S.-based investors, choosing the right currency ETF for your investment objectives has two steps ...