What is an ETF?

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An ETF or exchange traded fund is a group of stocks that tracks an index. A well known example of a market ETF is SPY. SPY tracks 500 large US companies. These are companies which have common stock listed on several stock exchanges. You can buy or sell ETFs on the open market just as … Read more

Diversify your Portfolio with an Alternative Investment


In this post we’ll be exploring an alternative investment that can be leased to provide you with a reoccurring payment much like a stock dividend. Unlike shares of a company this alternative investment cannot usually be liquidated quickly like stocks. However it has many characteristics to like, it’s less volatile than the stock market in … Read more