All posts tagged: financial tips

Mini Primer on Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Today many investment advisors and individual investors use ETFs or exchange-traded funds rather than, or in addition to, individual stocks and bonds or mutual funds. Today about 25% of all equity dollar volume is accounted for by trading in ETFs.  Most of that volume is concentrated into relatively few ETFs. Given that ETFs are typically designed to track certain indexes, […]

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What Evel Knievel Taught Us About Investing

“Risk is good – not properly managing your risk is a dangerous leap”—Evel Knievel For those of you that don’t remember or are that were born after 1980, Evel Knievel was a daredevil who jumped motorcycles ramp to ramp over things like buses, Mac trucks, rattlesnakes and failed at an attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in Idaho.  He […]

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