Beyond Bulls & Bears

Rethinking the Bid/Ask Spread for ETF Investors
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Rethinking the Bid/Ask Spread for ETF Investors

Jason Xavier looks at bid/ask spreads and explains why some of the most widely used metrics can potentially be misleading for ETF investors.

Why Investors Should Think Differently About ETF Liquidity
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Why Investors Should Think Differently About ETF Liquidity

“Unlike a mutual fund, an ETF doesn’t need a minimum initial client investment to stay open or be liquid and it can exist regardless of any particular investor’s allocation. If we think of an ETF as a window into a pool of securities, it should be clear that, in terms of liquidity, the size of an ETF is only academic.” – Jason Xavier, head of EMEA ETF Capital Markets