23.02.2009 - Investors offered a way out of the gloom
From Independent: With exchange traded funds, you can leave the underperforming mainstream of shares and move into more exotic areas. It can be frustrating being a small private investor, hunting for decent returns amid the rubble of equity prices and savings rates. Any hot share tips are often kept to a tight circle of City insiders, new stock issues are sold exclusively to the big institutions and access to investments in some of the world's fastest-growing economies are out of reach. As for commodities, it's not practical for the man on the street to go and buy oil, coffee or wheat..... Full Article: Source