ETFs Still Gaining Popularity, Even in Turbulent Times

Nelson, Christina
June 2009
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2009 Trends in Investing, p10
Academic Journal
The article discusses the performance of exchange traded fund (ETF) investments during tough economic conditions. It was revealed in a survey by the Financial Planning Association that financial planners have recommended ETFs to their clients in the wake of the financial crisis. It also claims that despite the market turbulence, ETFs are still advantageous compared to other types of investment products during difficult times. As with every option, ETFs have disadvantages, including dollar-cost incompatibility. The future of ETFs was predicted to be promising.


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