Reblog: How Do ETFs Work? An In-Depth Look at Exchange Traded Funds

2017 was a banner year for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).

According to data from Charles Schwab, Bloomberg, and Investment Company Institute, ETFs saw a record inflow of more than $800 billion in 2017. That inflow came at the expense of mutual funds, who saw an outflow of about $200 billion.

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What’s even more impressive about ETFs earning a record $800+ billion inflow in 2017 is that the record before this was in 2016 …. At $286.5 billion.

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