At this point, the comparison of ETFs vs mutual funds should be explored.
Both are similar in that they both represent professionally managed baskets of individual stocks or
bonds. An ETF, however, is traded directly on an exchange and can be jumped in and out of quickly.
This is facilitated by many of the world’s financial markets that people know and trust.
The mutual fund is different because you buy into them through a broker
and not an exchange. Beyond that, the mutual fund typically has a higher minimum initial purchase
associated with it, and the holdings are opaquer, as they are normally actively managed. Here, you are
trusting the money manager to have the experience and knowledge to know what to do, and you don’t have
your own say in the investments.
When looking at ETFs vs Index Funds, by far the most important differences
are the costs and the taxation differences between the two. At the end of the day, the ETF is
typically what traders choose, but if you are looking to invest in one position for the long-term, the
index fund can be a viable option. These index funds have been around for years, and they do exactly
what you think they would do – offer ownership of stocks that make up an entire index, such as the
How to Trade ETFs with Ibell Markest
Since ETFs play on the range of markets, you’ll need a broker that offers
trading in all those markets with good conditions. ETFs require knowing the markets well enough to
determine when to enter it and when to exit, and to know how each instrument will affect the other.
Ibell Markest is aware of the ETFs’ special nature and helps you stay on top of the market, to use the
price changes to your favour.
Ibell Markest offers a range of popular ETFs to trade as CFDs, giving
traders the ability to trade long or short with leverage of up to 20:1.
When you wish to start trading, you can choose from a vast selection of
trading platforms. Some of them are built for manual trading, whilst others are for traders who prefer
their trades to be done automatically. We also support the use of expert advisors for MT5, as well as
Autochartist and Guardian Angel add-ons. Thanks to that variety each of our clients can find the
platform that is most convenient for him to trade on. Opening a demo account before trading is a
recommended option, so you can practice trading on those platforms before doing so in the real market.
Platforms Ibell Markestilable at Ibell Markest – and fully compatible with Android or iPhone:
- MetaTrader 5
- MetaTrader 5
- Automated Trading Platforms including Zulutrade and uplitrade