Understanding ETFs
Build a solid foundation of knowledge about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

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The five tracks in this section are designed to give you a clear understanding of the most important topics about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) — from their structure and benefits; to strategies for using them in portfolios; to the nuances of investing with fixed income and international ETFs.

Fundamentals of ETFs

This section provides a foundational explanation of the structure of ETFs, as well as important things to know about index investing.
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Benefits of ETFs

Find information on the benefits of ETFs and how they can help you build diversified portfolios with targeted exposure to specific asset classes.
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Why iShares ETFs?

Learn more about iShares ETFs and their advantages, including modularity, liquidity and maintaining control over your asset allocation.
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Investing with Fixed Income ETFs

This section provides an explanation of the fixed income landscape, including information on concepts like duration and the yield curve.
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Investing with International ETFs

This section provides an overview of the different international equity indexes available and how to gain exposure to them through international ETFs.
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Role of Indexing

This section provides an explanation of the basics of indexing as a powerful tool for investors.
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