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What is ETF portfolio indexing? A primer

Posted on 08 October 2013

You probably already understand these ideas in their singular senses: ETF, portfolio and indexing. But what is ETF portfolio indexing, all strung together? Easy enough. It’s a portfolio of index-tracking ETFs. But let’s break it down step-by-step, including how and why each component matters.
1. What is an ETF? The acronym ETF stands for “exchange-traded fund.” They started out as a way to buy a benchmark. Before ETFs, if you wanted to own the S&P 500, the costs of buying and holding all 500 stocks was overwhelming………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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