Comparing ETF Sector Families by Leslie N. Masonson
Are you interested in learning more about using exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your trading? Leslie N. Masonson, an active ETF trader, is president of Cash Management Resources, a financial consulting firm that focuses on ETF strategies. He is the author of Buy—Don’t Hold: Investing With ETFs Using Relative Strength To Increase Returns With Less Risk; and All About Market Timing, as well as Day Trading On The Edge. His website is www.buydonthold.com, where he writes a weekly blog. To submit topics for future columns, reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sector investing is not a new Wall Street phenomenon. A handful of mutual funds have offered different sectors since the 1970s. But the awareness level became much more widespread when Fidelity Investments announced its first group of 22 Select Sector mutual funds in December 1981. Over the years, additional sectors (or more refined subsectors) were added ...