exchange-traded fund

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ex·change-trad·ed fund

n. Abbr. ETF
An index fund whose shares trade continuously on a securities exchange and allow investors to speculate on the performance of the market or sector represented by the fund's assets without the restrictions of traditional mutual funds.
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Drawing on his research into the exchange-traded fund market and volatility trading for his doctoral dissertation in mathematics, Jiang argues that exchange-traded fund prices do not follow random walks, explores some of the factors are that impact their non-random walk behavior, and suggests how to take advantage of such price dynamics in trading exchange-traded funds.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has today issued an order (Order) granting Eaton Vance and related parties an exemption from certain provisions of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, to permit the offering of exchange-traded managed funds.
7 February 2014 -- California-based 401(k) retirement service provider Schwab Retirement Plan Services Inc said has become the first major firm to launch a full-service 401(k) program based on exchange-traded funds.
The research provides an overview and market forecast of exchange-traded funds, index mutual funds and indexed separate accounts.
the premier Japanese derivatives and securities exchange, today announced that the first domestic exchange-traded fund based on the NASDAQ-100 Index will soon be available to Japanese investors.
An exchange-traded call option gives the buyer the right -- but not the obligation -- to purchase an underlying security at a given strike price until the expiration date.
If you're looking for an investment product that is flexible, liquid, inexpensive and easy to understand, you may find an exchange-traded fund (ETF) to your liking
NEW YORK - Vanguard Group customers will soon be able to buy exchange-traded shares of one of its mutual funds.
They use exchange-traded derivatives to manage their interest rate, foreign exchange, and other market risks.
On July 16, 2014, following the results of consideration of a request from Power Machines OJSC, MICEX Stock Exchange made a decision to assign identification numbers to the company s exchange-traded bonds of the series ?
The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.