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ETFs: How Much Do They Really Cost?

Perspectives Content Submission

Tue, 3 Dec 2013

Key points When investing in ETFs, consider these four potential costs: commissions, operating expenses, bid/ask spreads, and changes in discounts and premiums to net asset value. The total cost of owning an ETF can vary significantly depending on the asset class the fund invests in, as well as you

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