Exchange traded fund - MSN Money traded funds articles on MSN Money on low-cost investment funds, fund management and the best way to trade.2011 Microsoften-us60Exchange traded fund4 things smart investors look for in annual reportsBuried in the boredom are important clues about the health of your investment. Here's a quick-and-dirty guide to uncovering them.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:30:00 GMT Jaffe, MarketWatch5 do-good ETFs that beat the marketWant to invest with a clear conscience? Socially responsible funds no longer have to sacrifice profits to take the moral high ground. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT Levitt, InvestorPlaceLook abroad for higher dividendsThe grass may or may not be greener on the other side, but the yields are often higher. Here's how to pick up some good-quality, foreign dividend stocks. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT W. Fraser, BankrateInvest in real estate without the headachesOwning rental property can be a source of cash flow -- and nuisances. These real estate ETFs offer investors some of the same benefits, without the leaky faucets and broken boilers.Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:45:00 GMT Friedberg, U.S. News & World ReportAn ETF to invest in LGBT-friendly companiesA new fund appeals to a different kind of activist investor -- by holding only stocks of businesses that support equality in the workplace. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMT Nusbaum, TheStreet The 401k move that guarantees a higher returnWhen it comes to company retirement plans, costs loom large, though few people pay much attention to them. It's simple math: Lower your fees and reap the reward. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMT Wasik, ForbesThe growing case against ETFsExchange-traded funds have been touted as the 'better' investment vehicle, but your safety still depends on who's driving. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:45:00 GMT Jaffe, MarketWatch10 ETFs to bet on Europe in 2014With US stocks looking pricey even after a rough January, investors are turning to the eurozone, where it appears the worst could finally be over. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:45:00 GMT I. Weinberg, The Wall Street Journal A less stressful way to invest in AsiaThis fund taps into the upside of emerging markets, while reducing some of the risk. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:45:00 GMT Goldberg, KiplingerAn ETF that Mr. Burns would loveWary of social media startups and untested upstarts? A new fund holds only companies that have been around for 100 years or more – a strategy the miserly millionaire from 'The Simpsons' would surely deem 'excellent.'Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:45:00 GMT Nusbaum, TheStreetAfraid of stocks right now? Try commoditiesWith many investors leery of high-priced stocks, some experts say there are opportunities in industrial metals and grain as global growth continues. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:45:00 GMT Cox, CNBCHow to invest as interest rates riseAs the Fed starts to lift its foot off the gas pedal, it may be time to ditch beloved, high-income sectors such as utilities and telecommunications in favor of stocks that can better ride the economic recovery. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 19:15:00 GMT Light, The Wall Street JournalBeyond utilities: Investing in airports, toll roadsPressured by rising rates, solar energy and a need to upgrade aging infrastructure, utility stocks and ETFs may not be as safe as they once were. Here are some interesting alternatives. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:45:00 GMT Nusbaum, TheStreet3 reasons to invest in 'Made in USA' Here are three crucial catalysts driving a resurgence in American manufacturing -- and four ETFs that allow investors to ride the revival. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:45:00 GMT Burton, MarketWatchIt's time to buy ChinaWith US stocks as pricey as they've been in years, here's how to gain exposure to a still-undervalued market.Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:30:00 GMT Reeves, MarketWatchWhy to buy emerging markets nowRight now, when developing markets are flat on their backs, is the time for contrarian investors to look closely at them.Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:45:00 GMT K. Glassman, Kiplinger's Personal FinanceTwitter IPO is investing at its worstThe buzz over Twitter's IPO reflects investors' very worst instincts -- putting too many eggs in one basket, following the herd and getting caught up in the euphoria of the moment.Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:45:00 GMT Gold, MarketWatchFidelity sparks ETF price warInvestors stand to benefit as the fund giant rolls out new a line of low-cost, commission-free exchange-traded funds. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT Jaffe, MarketWatch The ultimate Obamacare ETFThe $55 million SPDR S&P Health Care Services exchange-traded fund holds insurers, hospitals, clinics, rehab centers and nursing homes.Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:15:00 GMT Balchunas, Bloomberg3 great portfolios from top ETFsYou can build a low-cost, diversified nest egg from a handful of exchange-traded funds, whether you're just beginning to invest or near retirement. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:45:00 GMT Wasik, Forbes.comBest route to play commodities?Here are general guidelines to help you find the commodities exposure you want and the investments that can help you get it. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:30:00 GMT Pleven, The Wall Street Journal Why Syria scares the marketThe specter of a military intervention in a volatile region is bad enough. But the aftermath could hit the economy right where it's most vulnerable.Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:15:00 GMT Mirhaydari, MSN Money5 bubbles that could pop soonEmerging markets, Bitcoins and junk bonds are just some of the investment areas that look inflated right now. They may not blow up, but investors should be wary.Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:45:00 GMT Reeves, MarketWatchGold is ready to shine againDoes the recent rebound in prices signal a long-term turnaround for the precious metal? Here's why it just might.Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:00:00 GMT Mirhaydari, MSN MoneyA hidden danger in ETFsIn fast-moving markets, the price of your exchange-traded fund may disconnect from the price of the assets it holds.Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:45:00 GMT Farzad, Bloomberg Businessweek5 picks for a July reboundAfter a serious scare, the mild pullback in stocks seems to be ending -- so unless Egypt blows up or some other calamity arises, we should see a rebound. Here are 5 plays worth a look.Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:00:00 GMT Mirhaydari, MSN Money12 reasons not to fear market bubbleInvesting is never risk-free, of course, but memories of the last crash are causing investors to miss out on the biggest gains in years. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:45:00 GMT Satran, U.S. News & World Report7 funds you can own foreverA strategy of buying and holding just a few index-based investments may look boring. But if it delivers solid long-term returns, boring is good.Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:45:00 GMT Goldberg, Kiplinger.comDon't invest like a 'prepper'Bearish predictions and fears of the Fed have a lot of investors scorning stocks and storing gold and silver in preparation for doomsday. But panic is never wise.Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:30:00 GMT Gold, MoneyShow.comWall St. is rigged. Profit from itHubris nearly doomed the financial system. Railing against bailouts felt right, but you also should have bet the system would rally anew.Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:00:00 GMT Farzad. Bloomberg BusinessweekBond guru's magic is still at workPimco's Bill Gross defied the skeptics with a 12% gain in the first year he's managed his bond-based exchange-traded fund, whipping the benchmarks and his own mutual fund in the process.Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:15:00 GMT Ody, Kiplinger.comThe end of an investing eraThere’s mounting evidence that individuals have abandoned individual stocks as their preferred form of equity investing. Mutual funds and ETFs are where the action is now.Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:30:00 GMT Gold, MarketWatchETFs turn 20, remain misunderstoodExchange-traded funds are sleeker and more streamlined than their mutual-fund cousins. But just as the sports car is not right for every driver, the ETF isn’t necessarily the best investment vehicle.Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT Jaffe, MarketWatch7 best ETFs for the coming yearThese exchange-traded funds will stack your portfolio with high-quality stocks and emerging market plays. Both areas look like buys right now.Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:00:00 GMT Goldberg, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine5 drug stocks for the New YearA rough year full of worries is coming to an end, but new woes await. These stocks look best for a year of higher taxes and Obamacare.Thu, 06 Dec 2012 19:30:00 GMT JubakNow we need the old ObamaWe need a return of the 2008-vintage president to reach across the aisle and restore confidence if we’re going to avoid another recession.Wed, 14 Nov 2012 20:00:00 GMT Mirhaydari, MSN MoneyBuy into an ETF built on junk?Yield-seeking investors are increasingly jumping into riskier, higher-yielding debt via a convenient exchange-traded ticker.Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:00:00 GMT Farzad, Bloomberg Businessweek