ETF Basics

Learn about exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by comparing them to stocks and mutual funds to see the similarities and differences. Discover how ETF shares are created and redeemed, and learn the benefits and drawbacks of these investments.

ETF Benchmarks

Find out what 'tracking an index' means in the ETF world. Learn about fundamental vs. traditional indexes and how ETFs can provide an avenue for investing in commodities.

ETF Strategies

The unique structure of exchange-traded funds makes sophisticated investment techniques possible. Among those are the core-satellite strategy and sector rotation.

Leveraged ETFs

Two variations of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are leveraged ETFs and their counterpart, inverse ETFs.

Exchange-Traded Notes

Exchange-traded notes are emerging financial instruments that have created new opportunities to invest in commodities, currencies and stocks.

Exchange-Traded Fund Liquidations

If an ETF cannot attract enough investors, it might have to liquidate shares. What does that mean for shareholders?