Thinking about where to invest your money can be overwhelming and confusing, especially for those who are unfamiliar with all options for investing. If you’d like to take advantage of the ease of stock trading with the diversification of mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can give you the best of both worlds. Here are some key things to know about ETFs before investing.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the S&P 500 index is up 27% from the low on March 23rd through last Friday, May 1st.1 However, the future still seems unclear, doesn’t it? Every day we seem to get both positive and negative news about the state of the pandemic. Some states are re-opening and loosening restrictions, while others are steadfast in their extensions of stay-at-home measures.
As an individual investor, what are you to do in these times?