28.04.2014 - Are non-traditional ETFs suitable for any investor?
The number of non-traditional ETFs has grown significantly in popularity in recent years. By 2009, there were over 100 non-traditional ETFs in the market place with total assets of approximately $22 billion. Since 2009, the number of non-traditional ETFs has since increased to more than 250 and continues to grow. Many investors are familiar with the properties of typical ETFs that usually track and attempt to imitate the return of a benchmark, sector, or type of security. By contrast a leveraged ETF seeks to deliver two or three times the index or benchmark return the ETF tracks by employing leverage...............................................Full Article: Source
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