14.11.2012 - What are ETFs? - Six reasons to use them
Exchange traded funds have provided the average retail investor, advisors and institutions with the opportunity to efficiently and cheaply access many different asset classes and sectors in one easy-to-use investment vehicle. In a recent webcast by Street One Financial and FA Magazine, some redeeming qualities of the ETF trading vehicle were highlighted. Tax Efficiency. The tax structure of the ETF is more efficient than the mutual fund, with the exception of certain asset classes, such as commodities or currencies. Additionally, ETFs have historically come with limited or no capital gains distributions...............................................Full Article: Source
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