What does ETF stand for?

Exchange traded fund

A financial acronym that represents an investment fund that is traded on stock exchanges; similar to a stock; tracks a commodity, an index, or a basket of assets much like an index fund; undergoes price changes throughout the day as ETFs are bought and sold; most popular type of exchange-traded product.


An easy way to diversify is to purchase ETFs.

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Updated February 25, 2015

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