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Setting Aside Myths About Leveraged ETFs

Book Description

This Element is an excerpt from The ETF Trend Following Playbook: Profiting from Trends in Bull or Bear Markets with Exchange Traded Funds (ISBN: 9780137029013) by Tom Lydon. Available in print and digital formats.

The real truth about leveraged ETFs—and why commonly held beliefs about them just aren’t true.

With popularity comes criticism and nit-picking. Leveraged ETFs are no exception. Some pundits believe these specialized ETFs have increased market volatility in the last hour of trading. But many investors and people in the media are having trouble getting their arms around the truth. The SEC has been looking closely at these funds and have had dialogue and visits with ETF providers who are offering them. Here are the facts....