• The One ETF That Should Be The Building Block For Your Portfolio

    7 monthes ago - By Wall Street Survivor

    Which ETF belongs in your portfolio?
    If you are just starting out, it makes total sense to invest in the entire US market. You've got exposure to stocks and diversification all in one package. Except, how does one do that?
    SPDR S&P 500 , aka SPY, is the most traded ETF by volume and if you own it, you are basically invested in the entire US market. That's because SPY tracks, or attempts to recreate the performance of the S&P 500, which itself is an agglomeration of the biggest 500 stocks in the US financial market.
    VFINX is Vanguard's first index mutual fund. It started way back in 1976...
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