The Superiority of the Structure of Investor-friendly ETFs over Mutual Funds

September 20, 2010
Hosted by Jordan Goodman

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We will speak with Gary L. Gastineau about the following issues today: the historic and continuing development of ETFs and how they rank against competing financial products, how to understand ETF applications as an individual investor or advisor and incorporate them into an investment plan, fund ratings and the evaluation of ETFs, and the best way to minimize the cost of trading ETFs. In THE EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS MANUAL, SECOND EDITION Gastineau provides comprehensive information on the latest developments in ETF structures, evaluation techniques, portfolio variety, regulatory and tax changes, and trading methods. This reliable resource offers a realistic assessment of index ETFs; valuable insights on actively managed ETFs, and guidance in fund and advisor selection. Exchange-traded funds offer a level of diversification and participation in markets and investment strategies that have not been previously available to most investors.

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Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman has a mission: to help everyone do better with money. Since graduating the Columbia University School of Journalism in 1977, he has spent the past 32 years combing the country to find the very best ways to help consumers make and save money and then sharing these gems with the public. As a staff writer/reporter at MONEY Magazine for 18 years, a weekly commentator on NBC News at Sunrise and Public Radio’s Marketplace Morning Report, and through his 12, soon to be 13 highly respected books, and his website www.moneyanswers.com, he has provided useful, common-sense information to the public. Some of his better-known books include Fast Profits in Hard Times, Everyone’s Money Book, the Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and Master Your Money Type. Jordan is a rare combination: someone who possesses not only encyclopedic knowledge about every area of personal finance but also a passion for helping his listeners not only to get educated but to take action to help their dreams become realities.

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