aPossessing a rare skill set amongst professional investors and authors, Dr. Appel has successfully managed to provide readers with the perfect mix of up-to-date details on the various types and asset classes of ETFs, crucial, tried, and true concepts of risk management, and just the right mix of backing historical data to pull it all togetheraall in a auser-friendlya package. Upon conclusion of this book, readers will have experienced a paradigm shift in the thought process of their own current investment strategies. Taking it to the next level and actually implementing the concepts will automatically cause readers to experience a higher level of profitability and consistency; one they might never have thought possible from the utilization of concepts in just one small book.a aDeron Wagner, Founder and Portfolio Manager, MorpheusTrading.com, author, Trading ETFs: Gaining An Edge With Technical Analysis aToday, exchange-traded funds are the most innovative and rapidly growing investment vehicles. Marvin Appelas new book provides, in a highly readable framework, a wealth of information on what they are andamore importantlyahow private and professional investors can use them to build wealth through a simple and easy-to-implement investment programa aC. Michael Carty, Principal and Chief Investment Officer, New Millennium Advisors, LLC aIn the ever-expanding complex world of ETFs, Marvin Appel has cut through all the fluff and created a one-stop guide to not only using them, but using them profitably. The sections on diversification and the use of relative strength in comparing asset classes are invaluable. Individual investors and financial advisors alike will get a significant return on investment by spending time with this booka aBob Kargenian, CMT, President/Principal, TABR Capital Management, LLC ETFs offer exceptionally low expenses, outstanding performance, and unparalleled transparency. With more than 200 new ETFs added in just the last year, for typical investors, the choices are simply overwhelming. In this fully updated guidebook, renowned ETF expert Dr. Marvin Appel cuts through the ETF marketing hype, offering a start-to-finish plan for choosing the right ETFsatoday, and for years to come. Appel reveals what ETFs can and canat do, explains why theyare not all equally attractive, and shows exactly how to use them to beat the market. Drawing on objective data and proven, backtested strategies, Appel shows how to quickly move into the right ETFs at the right time, consistently staying on the winning side of major market trends. Appel starts by explaining how ETFs work, then illuminates every facet of ETF investing: quantifying risk and reward; increasing investment income; deciding when to move into cash; and much more. This book includes new chapters on commodity ETFs, using ETFs for investment income and all new coverage of emerging market ETFs. Appel also provides a clear assessment of tax-oriented ETF investing. From start to finish, this book candidly assesses risks, costs, and rewardsahelping you become an informed ETF consumer, and an exceptionally effective ETF investor. Discover what todayas newest ETFs can do for you Get the real deal on commodity ETFs, emerging market ETFs, and more Use ETFs to invest like the big players Drive down costs, and fully leverage diversification, Wall Streetas only afree luncha Learn what your investment advisors still wonat tell you The objective truth about todayas ETFas: changing costs, risks, and opportunities Build and maintain your aone-decisiona portfolioathe easy way! Profitable investing has never been this simple Derive even greater profits with proven aactivea strategies Simple allocation strategies you can implement in just minutestaxes ETF distributions and, 146-148 ETFs and, 21-22 ETNs and, 261 on futures contracts, 259 rebalancing portfolios and, 126 technical analysis, 41 Technical Analysis: Power Tools for the Active Investor (Appel), 165 10-year Treasury note anbsp;...
|Title||:||Investing with Exchange-Traded Funds Made Easy|
|Publisher||:||FT Press - 2008-10-17|