5 ways to be a better ETF trader
Be extra careful
The ability to trade exchange-traded funds willy nilly throughout the day has always been touted as one of their advantages versus plain old mutual funds, which can only be purchased or sold at the end of the day. But that extra liquidity also means advisers need to be extra careful about how they’re executing the trades.
“You’ve done all the work to decide what to buy or that it’s time to sell,” said Ed Rosenberg, director of ETF capital markets and analytics at FlexShares. “It’s important to have a good experience both ways.”
Mr. Rosenberg shared five ways that any adviser can become better at trading ETFs.
(By Jason Kephart)