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What Are ETFs and What Makes Them so Popular?


What Makes ETFs so Popular

The Sungarden team has noticed that more investors are choosing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) over mutual funds. But what are ETFs and what makes them so popular?

In part one of their mini-series on exchange-traded funds, Rob Isbitts and Vince Esposito sit down to explore all-things ETFs, looking at what they are and why should you care.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How ETFs relate and differ from mutual funds and closed-end funds
  • How ETFs are traded and how that has contributed to their popularity
  • Why Sungarden advises people to stay away from highly leveraged ETFs
  • Why reaching for yield is dangerous
  • And more!

Tune in now and find out what you need to know about ETFs!

Resources:  Sungarden Investment Research | The Street Investing Climate Reports

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