What is an ETF?

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  • ETF share prices fluctuate all day as the ETF is bought and sold. In comparison, mutual funds only trade once a day after the market closes
  • ETFs offer low expense ratios and fewer broker commissions than buying the stocks individually.
  • An ETF is a type of fund that holds multiple underlying assets, rather than only one like a stock. Because there are multiple assets within an ETF, they can be a popular choice for diversification.