Socially Responsible ETF Investing 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.
Socially responsible investing was born in the 1960s when mutual funds offered a portfolio of companies’ shares meeting their socially responsible criteria, while also managing for competitive returns. The most often-used selection criteria would be companies that don’t sell tobacco, firearms, or alcohol products. In addition, some funds included moral and religious considerations ...