Level: Beginner

We explain what Exchange-Traded Funds are; how they differ from mutual funds; the types of ETFs available to you; where you can buy and sell ETFs; and how the basic structure of an ETF works.

Contributed By: WisdomTree U.S.

The Main Goals: Understand what an Exchange-Traded Fund is; Comprehend how they are different from Mutual Fund; Find out about trading cost transparency, tax efficiency, and expense ratios; and learn what an index is.

The Main Goals: Find out about the different types of ETFs available; Discover more about sector, thematic, factor, and leveraged ETFs; and Learn where ETFs trade.

The Main Goals: Discover how assets move in and out of ETFs; Delve into how ETFs are created; and Learn how ETFs are redeemed.