If you’ve ever spent the morning tuned into CNBC, then chances are you have heard of the S&P 500. However, you may have missed emerging economy products such as VanEck Vectors Gulf States Index ETF. Known as MES ETF holdings, the now delisted fund is a good example of how savvy investors secure exposure to… Read more.
What Is an Inverse ETF and How Do I Make Money Selling Them?
An exchange-traded fund, or ETF, is a type of security that is traded on formal stock exchanges such as the NYSE or NASDAQ. Like mutual funds, exchange-traded funds are made up of various asset allocations, but they may be traded as stocks are during the standard and extended sessions. So what is an inverse ETF?… Read more.
Is Trading Futures Superior to Trading Leveraged ETFs?
The capital markets feature a vast array of products, each designed to fulfill a certain purpose. Whether you’re interested in making long-term investments, holding intermediate-term positions, or engaging in short-term intraday trading, there is a security well suited to your goals. Two of the most popular are futures contracts and leveraged ETFs. What Is a… Read more.
Precious Metals: ETFs vs Futures
Gold is hanging around its most expensive prices since futures on the commodity started trading almost half a century ago in 1974. While the price levels have increased, the action around gold has not. Volatility has only risen slightly in gold products, and it is in fact still below its historical average. As gold feels… Read more.