From the Back Cover
‘This book is one of those rare gems: it will educate, empower and motivate the reader to make their wealth work harder.’ Jason Butler, CFP, senior partner, Bloomsbury Financial Planning
The Financial Times Guide to Exchange Traded Funds and Index Funds is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to investing using portfolios that track an index. David Stevenson explains what exchange traded funds are, how they work, compares different fund types and provides a coherent investing master plan.
This thoroughly updated guide includes information on investing in commodities, advice on essential asset classes including emerging markets and global equity income and an analysis of traditional ETFs and the growth of next-generation and synthetic ETFs.
The Financial Times Guide to Exchange Traded Funds and Index Funds:
· Shows you how to use ETFs and advises on risks
· Suggests actual portfolios of mixed ETFs for you to start with
· Gives you 25 essential indexes that you should be following
· Offers free access to essential ETFs for UK investors at www.pearson-books.com/etfs
About the Author
David Stevensonis a columnist for the Financial Times Weekend edition and authors the Adventurous Investor section where he writes about everything from investing in Mongolia through to using ETFs in your portfolio. He’s also a columnist for the Investors Chronicle (based around his SIPP) and before that was a columnist for Citywire. David writes extensively about ETFs for the FT and has developed a series of Master Portfolios that make use of index tracking funds for the Investors Chronicle.