7 Intriguing ETF Charts

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There are now more than 1,700 ETFs offering exposure to countless investing strategies. Beyond the obvious benefits to investors, the surge in the number of ETFs creates some interesting opportunities for research and analysis. This article includes seven charts highlighting track records, head-to-head comparisons, and other results that we found interesting. Continue reading →

10 Strange But True Facts About Popular ETFs

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The idea of creating a stock index may seem relatively straightforward: come up with a few rules, set a few filters, and crank out the basket of stocks that matches a particular investment thesis. In reality, it isn't always that simple. As companies expand their businesses into new countries and industries, achieving pure play exposure can become a bit tricky.  Continue reading →

Zooming in on ARKW, the Web X.0 ETF

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The technology sector has been one of the clear leaders in the market recently, with a number of large and small companies posting impressive returns. As the size of this sector has increased, many investors have ended up with additional exposure through funds that seek to replicate the broader market. Additionally, many more have made use of a number of exchange-traded funds that can be used to further overweight tech stocks. Continue reading →