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Financial advisors have unique challenges and opportunities in regards to ETF investing. ETFdb’s Financial Advisor Center features content geared towards helping to train financial advisors who use ETFs in client portfolios.

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3 Tips for Surviving Unfriendly Markets

Despite the upward-sloping nature of the market over time, there are periods so volatile that...

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The 7 Different ETF Structures

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) recently hit a very important milestone: as of the time of writing,...

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High- vs. Low-Beta ETFs to Help Your Diversification

The world of investing and portfolio management seems to have a language all its own. It’s full...

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Quadruple Witching Explained for ETF Investors

As scary as it sounds, quadruple witching shouldn’t be something that investors fear. Quite on...

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What’s the Difference Between Sampling Strategy and Full Replication ETFs?

Many investors prefer their exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to try to match the performance of an...

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What Is Beta and What Does It Mean for Your ETF Portfolio?

Investors utilize a wide range of financial metrics when performing investment analyses. It is...

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What ETF Investors Need to Know About El Niño

The weather phenomenon dubbed El Niño has been known to wreak havoc across financial markets as...

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What Should Your Expected Return Be?

One of the most important topics in finance is the concept of expected return. This is the total...

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When to Rebalance Your Portfolio

When constructing a portfolio, an investor should not just “set it and forget it.” The task of...

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Investment Policy Statement 101

Taking a trip? You’ll need a map to get there. Have a future savings goal in mind? You’ll need a...

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How to Measure Risk-Adjusted Returns

Many investors look for above-market returns when analyzing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or other...

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Why An ETF Can't Collapse Part II

It’s getting a tad bit testy in the ETF world. In one corner, you have arguably the greatest...

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Creating a Culture of Intimacy

How can we create, or in many cases recreate, an intentional culture of intimacy to enhance...

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Intimacy? Are You Serious?

What thoughts come to mind when you hear the word intimacy? This may be a dangerous theme to open...

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25 Things Every Financial Advisor Should Know About ETFs

The rapid expansion of the ETF industry has been one of the most important developments in the...

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Why An ETF Can’t Collapse

A 2010 article penned by Andrew Bogan, Managing Member of a Boston-based asset management firm,...

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101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have burst on to the scene in the late 2000s and early 2010s, raking...

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The Difference Between ETFs and Index Funds

When categorizing various investment vehicles, most investors tend to think of mutual funds and...

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