Investing in Funds

Exchange Traded Funds

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An exchange-traded fund is a type of financial security that tracks an index, sector, commodity, or other assets. They are bought and sold on the stock market, in the same way that stocks are bought and sold.

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Exchange-traded funds can track anything, from an individual asset to a large portfolio of stocks. It can even be structured to follow a particular investment strategy.

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Exchange-traded funds are different from other types of funds because the price constantly changes as it is listed on the stock market. Other funds, on the other hand, usually update their price once per day.

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The most famous ETF is the Vanguard S&P 500 fund. It can be bought and sold through an ordinary stockbroker. The majority of ETFs do not have a manager, which is another difference from other types of funds.

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