ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which Way To Go? by Cassandra Wang
Even short-term traders will have some investments they hold for the longer term. But even those longer-term investments need some monitoring from time to time. Here’s how you can apply a momentum strategy using technical analysis tools to help select mutual funds or ETFs to add to your portfolio.
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become popular among investors for their flexibility and ability to be traded like a stock. The $476.1 billion cash inflow into US-listed ETFs in 2017 far exceeded the inflow of $287.5 billion in 2016. Because of the tax efficiency and low fees of ETFs, many investors tend to add ETFs instead of mutual funds to their investment portfolios, even though mutual funds have a much longer history and offer a similar diversification vehicle through active management ...