Exchange Traded Funds also known as ETFs have exploded in volume in the past decade. ETFs have been hailed as one of the most revolutionary financial innovation of the past 2 decades. Before you start thinking about investing in ETFs you need to know the advantages and disadvantages of ETFs. ETFs have primarily been developed for the small investors. These days ETFs come in thousands of flavors and are popular with institutional investors as well as mom and pop. An increasing number of “enhanced’’ ETFs use derivatives and heavy borrowing to try to beat the markets they’re tracking. That has regulators wondering whether the more exotic versions need to be reined in lest they damage investors and markets alike. Watch the video below that explains what are Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).
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