Does investing in mutual funds work to your benefit of investing?

Mutual funds have become the go-to investing choice among investors and especially those at the very beginning stage of investing. It is no wonder that mutual funds continues to draw the biggest pool of investment with the ETF industry still having miles to go before it can give the mutual fund industry any sort of competition. Continue reading Does investing in mutual funds work to your benefit of investing?

What are Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs?

ETFs, short for Exchange Traded Funds are baskets of securities made up of any number of assets including stocks, bonds, futures, commodities and so on that are traded, like individual stocks. The ETF’s behave like stocks and currently all trade on the American Stock Exchange.

Unlike regular open-end mutual funds, ETFs can be bought and sold intra-day (and throughout the trading day). Continue reading What are Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs?