What are alternative investments and what role could they play in your portfolio strategy? This guide provides a basic introduction to alternative investments, discusses some of the reasons for the increasing interest in alternatives, and explores why and how they may be appropriate in investor portfolios.
Want to understand the fundamentals of ETFs? These nine questions and answers will help. This piece is a collaborative effort of the Investment Company Institute and the members of its Exchange Traded Funds Committee (including ProShares) to enhance and deepen public understanding of ETFs.
ETFs offer access to a broad range of asset classes, sectors and styles in a liquid, transparent and cost-effective vehicle. But before you invest in ETFs, it's helpful to understand how they work. This piece provides useful information on how ETFs are created, how they trade, and where ETF liquidity comes from.