Use the Index
The scoop on fully tradable ETFs
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If you're a fan of both index mutual funds and individualstocks, exchange traded funds (ETFs) offer a combo worthinvestigating.
First introduced in the early 1990s, ETFs became popular becausethey're essentially baskets of securities (like mutual fundsare) that are listed on the American Stock Exchange. Because mutualfunds aren't listed on the exchanges, you can't trade themall day as you can ETFs.
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