Gain International Exposure Through ETFs 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.
When it comes to investing in international markets, investors have several options. Mutual funds with international exposure are always an option, but with the advent of ETFs, the number of available international choices has exploded. For example, according to xtf.com, there are 555 global ETFs, 133 international (ex-US), 1206 country-specific, 22 developed markets, 96 regional, and 98 emerging-market ETFs ...