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October 2010 Issue

Editor's Note »

Editor's Note

thumbnail for Editor's Note There are several superlatives I could use to describe the growth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but none seems to quite put the industry's expansion into perspective. So, I will start this month's issue with a statistic instead. Nearly half of the ETFs currently available have been in existence for three years or less.

 

Exchange-Traded Funds »

How to Safely Navigate Through Crowded ETF Waters

The proliferation of ETFs has provided more choices, but not all offerings are good investments. Learn how to select the best ETFs for your portfolio.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Shadow Stock Portfolio Performance Reflects Market’s Volatility

thumbnail for Shadow Stock Portfolio Performance Reflects Market’s Volatility The Model Shadow Stock Portfolio pared some of its gains over the summer, but still remained in positive territory year-to-date. Plus, a change was made to one of the portfolio’s sell rules.

 

Stock Strategies »

What You Can Learn From Shareholder Letters

What You Can Learn From Shareholder Letters. Shareholder letters and other related communication can provide a method for evaluating a company’s management. Find out what to look for.

 

Hot Links »

Websites for Exchange-Traded Funds

thumbnail for Websites for Exchange-Traded Funds Where to get up-to-date market & trading information as well as fact sheets on ETFs and ETNs.

 
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The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds 2010

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) continue to grow in popularity. There are now approximately 330 ETFs that each manage more than $200 million in assets. To put this number into perspective, five years ago, many of these funds didn’t even exist.


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