ETF Basics

How Are Commodity ETFs Taxed?

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

ETF Basics

Commodity ETFs: Gold Miners Vs. Gold

An age-old debate in commodity investing is whether to buy the raw material itself or the stocks of the producers of said raw material.

ETF Basics

Commodity ETFs: Next-Generation Roll Strategies

We explain three components of futures returns.

ETF Basics

Commodity ETFs: Three Sources Of Returns

Investors buying commodity ETFs naturally focus on the prices of the commodities themselves.

ETF Basics

Why You Can’t Buy Spot Oil: A Guide To Contango & Backwardation

Exchange-traded funds have revolutionized the way investors buy and sell commodities.

ETF Basics

Fixed-Income ETFs: Intro To Bank Loans

Senior bank loans are a form of debt financing issued by a private institution.

ETF Basics

Fixed-Income ETFs: Understanding Duration

'Bond prices go down when interest rates go up.' That's the oft-repeated maxim in fixed-income investing.