What is an ETF?

ETF stands for Exchange Traded Fund. This can be broken down into two parts. The first part is...

March 28, by: Andrew Gordon

What are Bid-Ask Spreads? And How They are Like Buying a Second Hand Car

To first understand what the bid-ask spread is we must understand what bids and asks are. A bid is...

March 19, by: Andrew Gordon

What is AUM?

AUM stands for assets under management. In the context of ETFs this means the amount of money...

March 12, by: Andrew Gordon

What is tracking error?

Tracking error is as measure of how well the ETF is tracking the index it is trying to replicate....

March 12, by: Andrew Gordon

What are Expense Ratios?

Each ETF will have a fund manager that manages the fund. The expense ratio is the cost that you as...

March 12, by: Andrew Gordon

What is an index?

An index is a collection of securities (for example, stocks or bonds) that are often used as a...

March 12, by: Andrew Gordon

What are ETF Providers?

An ETF Provider is a company that makes ETFs. When you go shopping in the supermarket there are...

March 12, by: Andrew Gordon

The Differences Between Active And Passive Investing

When you're reading about investing, you might see the words "active" and "passive" used. Let's...

December 12, by: Simon Moore

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