Product Labeling and Structural Impact

Product structure is one of those topics in the ETF industry that can become inside baseball extremely fast. This bewilders investors and creates a general feeling of risk and concern that there might be unintended ramifications to the products. In general, the bulk of assets in ETFs are in plain vanilla structures that are registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. This provides a variety of protections for investors. But as with any investment, research and education about your purchase are necessary to ensure the investment goals you desire.

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