The ETF Handbook: How to Value and Trade Exchange Traded Funds (Google eBook)

Front Cover
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 22, 2010 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
0 Reviews

The first technical guide to ETFs geared towards professional advisors, institutional investors, and financial professionals seeking to understand the mechanics of ETFs

Author/trader Dave Abner has created The ETF Handbook as a resource for everyone utilizing these sophisticated tools. With this book as your guide, you'll learn from a professional ETF trader with practical guidance for valuation and best execution techniques.

This reliable handbook skillfully touches upon the technical details of ETFs not covered elsewhere. From the mechanics of ETF development to pricing and valuation techniques, this guide provides a complete background on ETF mechanics and offers extensive insights on using them from a professional's perspective. It addresses how to position ETFs efficiently within a portfolio, and examines who ETF users are and how the funds are employed. Along the way, Abner also offers recommendations on where to find data related to these financial instruments.

  • Contains the technical ETF information needed by today's financial professionals
  • Includes pricing and valuation spreadsheets and an instructional webinar that walks you through the world of ETFs
  • Touches upon topics such as calculating NAV (net asset value) and best practices for executing ETF order flow

Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, The ETF Handbook contains ETF information that is critical for virtually every financial professional.

  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Development of an ETF
5
Structure of an ETF
23
CHAPTER 3
41
CONTENTS
54
PART
77
ETFs with International Constituents
93
CHAPTER 7
105
CHAPTER 8
118
CHAPTER 9
134
Assessing and Providing Liquidity
155
CHAPTER 11
166
CHAPTER 12
191
APPENDIX
219
APPENDIX C
223
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

David J. Abner is the Director of Institutional Sales and Trading at WisdomTree, an issuer of exchange traded funds with a very broad client base of advisors and other investors. Prior to this, he was with BNP Paribas, where he was managing director and head of ETF trading from 20062008. From 19922006, Abner was with Bear Stearns where he traded in index arbitrage, baskets, Asian equity, and closed end funds before being tapped to head Bear's ETF trading business. Abner gives frequent seminars on the many different aspects of trading and investing using ETFs.

Bibliographic information