MorningstarETFs 100: 2006

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Wiley, Feb 10, 2006 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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  • Management & Strategy Know the qualifications and strategies of the managers running the portfolio.
  • 52-Week High/Low See how wide-ranging an ETF's price has been during the past year.
  • More than 30 Investment Categories Compare the strategies, risks, and returns of an ETF with its peers' using our investment categories.
  • Historical Market Price and NAV Performance Use up to 10 years worth of data to easily evaluate an ETF's performance relative to its peers' and index's.
  • Risk Profile Quickly see how volatile an ETF has been.
  • Tax Analysis Tax information reveals just how tax-efficient the ETF really is.
  • Exclusive Price/Fair Value Ratio Determine whether an ETF is overpriced or undervalued using this new measure—available only from Morningstar.
  • Morningstar's Take Get independent insight into how and why an ETF is a good choice—or a poor one—and for whom.
  • Investment Style Box Determine with a glance what general part of the market the ETF favors.
  • Sector Weightings Discover which parts of the economy an ETF targets—and which parts it shuns.
  • Expenses, Fees, Addresses, Phone Numbers Find everything you need to obtain more information before you invest.
  • Let our new ETF research help you refine your portfolio

    Explosive growth in the ETF market has led investors to question how to profit from these relatively new investment vehicles. Morningstar, the global leader in investment research, helps investors answer that question. This annual guide includes full-page reports on the 100 largest and most popular ETFs. In addition, investors will find dozens of pages of editorial guidance dedicated to revealing the advantages and disadvantages of ETFs, explaining how to use ETFs in a portfolio, gauging which ETFs track the slice of the market they want to track, and much more.

    This book can help you:

    • Position your portfolio for a big 2006
    • Find the best ETF values
    • Start a new portfolio

    You'll also benefit from:

    • Extensive how-tos
    • Exclusive Price/Fair Value Ratio
    • Tax information

    For nearly 20 years, Morningstar has helped individuals and financial advisors make better investment decisions. Our information and analysis is trusted and independent, and provide a level of insight unavailable from other sources.

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    Table of Contents 2 Introduction
    The Year in Review
    How to Use This Book

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    About the author (2006)

    Dan Culloton is a senior mutual fund analyst for Morningstar, Inc. He specializes in exchange-traded funds, as well as mutual funds from Alliance, Franklin, and American Century.

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