The Ultimate Guide to Trading ETFs: How To Profit from the Hottest Sectors in the Hottest Markets All the Time
At any given time, a particular country's market or a particular segment of the market-such as energy or technology-might be booming. The Ultimate Guide To Trading ETFs provides a time-tested strategy for using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to profit from these trending markets and sectors.
By monitoring the performance of ETFs, authors Don Dion and Carolyn Dion show how to capitalize on these fast-moving, ever-changing trends. He then discusses how to stay ahead of the curve by identifying markets and sectors that are gathering momentum and monitoring those markets for signs that the momentum is losing steam. Dion also explains how you can build a balanced portfolio of ETFs and manage your allocations to profit from the shifting trends.
- Provides advice for both aggressive investors who are willing to utilize leveraged and short market ETFs, as well as more conservative investors who want to limit risk
- Highlights a wide variety of ETFs currently available to investors
- Shows how to profit from fast-developing trends across all markets and sectors
The world of ETFs has created many options for individual investors, and The Ultimate Guide To Trading ETFs shows you how to make the most of those opportunities.
Part I: ETFs – A New Way to Invest and Trade.
Chapter 1: Taking an Active Approach with ETFs.
Basic Tenets of ETF Investing.
Active Investing Approach.
Three Must-Know Types of ETFs.
The ETF Investor.
Conclusion: the Discerning, Active Investor.
Chapter 2: Judging ETFs.
Launching a Fund.
A Book Is More than the Proverbial Cover.
Beware of Zombies.
Keep Your Eyes Open.
Chapter 3: Understanding Indexing: New Options for Investors.
Targeting Sectors with Cap-Weighted Indexes.
Beating the Market with Customized Index ETFs.
Lifecycle and Hedge Fund ETFs.
Currency Carry Trade ETF.
Part II: Asset Allocation Strategies.
Chapter 4: Building a Portfolio Using ETFs.
The Super Hands-On Active Trader.
The High-Touch Satellite Investor.
The Portfolio Builder.
The Importance of Diversification: Nothing to Excess.
Intelligent Diversification with ETFs.
Chapter 5: Trading: Navigating the Storm.
Placing Your Trades.
Be Aware of the International Disconnect.
All about Liquidity.
When Newer Isn't Necessary Better.
Big Picture and Short-Term View.
Chapter 6: International Investing.
Gaining Exposure through Regional Funds.
Single-Country Promise and Pitfalls.
ADRs vs. Ordinaries.
Target Shifting Things.
New Offerings Ahead.
Chapter 7: Gaining Exposure to Commodities.
Physical Commodity ETFs – Panning for Profits.
Equity-Based Commodity Exposure.
Beware the Futures-Backed Commodity Fund.
Using ETNs to Gain Access to Commodities.
Commodity Exposure, a Cautionary Table.
Chapter 8: Staying Current with TIPs and Currencies.
Dealing with Inflation.
Summing It Up.
Part III: Tying It All Together.
Chapter 9: Looking Ahead: A Changed Landscape.
Victims of Their Own Success.
Searching for Opportunity.
It's Time for a Change.
Back to the Future.
About the Authors.
DON DION is the publisher of the Fidelity Independent Adviser (fidelityadviser.com) family of newsletters. He is also President and founder of Dion Money Management (dionmm.com), a fee-based investment advisory firm to affluent individuals, families, and nonprofit organizations, where he is responsible for setting investment policy, creating custom portfolios, and overseeing the performance of client accounts. Dion began his career as a certified public accountant with Ernst and Young and holds a law degree from the University of Maine and an LLM in taxation from Boston University.
CAROLYN DION is an analyst and associate editor for the Fidelity Independent Adviser family of newsletters, Dion Money Management's affiliate newsletter company. In addition to her role as analyst and editor, she is Vice President of Dion Money Management, where she assists in the development of ETF strategies. Before joining Dion Money Management, Carolyn worked as an ETF market maker for Kellogg Specialist Group on the New York Stock Exchange and American Stock Exchange. Dion received a bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.
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