Total Number of Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

The ETF industry has grown tremendously in the past few years. However relative to mutual funds ETFs are still smaller in terms of total numbers of funds available on the market and the assets held in them. The following chart shows the number of mutual funds vs. ETFs: Click to enlarge Source: It’s all relative by Jim …

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How To Profit From The Ongoing European Economic Recovery?

One of the ways to profit from the ongoing European economic recovery is to invest directly in companies that operate in the continent. A recently started interesting ETF provides an option to gain exposure to such companies via an ETF. The WisdomTree Europe Local Recovery Fund (EZR) seeks to profit from the continent’s recovery. The fund’s …

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Which Is Better For Investment – ETFs Or Stocks

Exchange-Traded Funds(ETFs) have soared in popularity in recent years. Today the ETF industry is huge and competes strongly against mutual funds.One can find ETFs of all shapes and sizes and ETFs are available to practically cover any asset class, region, sector, etc. In fact, the alphabetical soup of ETF available on the market can be …

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The Ten Largest Equity ETFs by Assets

The ETF industry has grown exponentially in the past few years with hundreds of funds trading the market today. A few of the funds that were unable to garner enough assets or liquidity have died. However every month new ones continue to be created. ETFs are available for every type of investor need.Wall Street has sliced …

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