O'Reilly logo

Buy and Hedge: The 5 Iron Rules for Investing Over the Long Term by Wayne Ferbert, Jay Pestrichelli

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

23. ETFs Will Look Great in Your Portfolio

“All right, Mr. DeMille. I’m ready for my close-up.”

—Norma Desmond’s (played by Gloria Swanson) famous closing line in Sunset Blvd (1950)

ETFs have really had their moment in the spotlight in the last several years. They have grown to become some of the most popular investment tools for both small and large investors.

Ten years ago, managing a Buy and Hedge portfolio in a retail brokerage account would have been very difficult. How have things changed in the last ten years? Let me count the ways. Online tools have evolved. Market data is more plentiful and easier to access. Options volume has grown ten times. Bid/ask spreads have narrowed with decimalization. New products such as ETFs have become mainstream ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required