Articles for more Advanced Investors looking to set up a customized portfolio.
An example of such an approach is the Banker Portfolio.
The Sunday Ride #3 – May’21 Markets Research
Over the past decade, and following complex financial engineering that partially caused the Great Financial Crisis in 2008, synthetic ETFs had bad press.
However, there are reasons, why you may consider them in your portfolio.
Here is how to choose a safe synthetic ETF.
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To reduce the withholding tax, a global investor must choose an ETF domicile that has an advantageous tax treaty with the US, since US Equities have a weight of over 50% in global Equity Funds.
For European Investors, this domicile is Ireland with a 15% US withholding tax on US dividends.
There are four currency types when looking at an ETF are the underlying assets’ currencies, the hedging currency, the trading currency and the Fund base currency.
However, only the first two of them are really important
Selecting an ETF has become a headache. There are websites listing thousands of ETFs. This makes the choice even more confusing.
Understand how ETFs track benchmarks to control (i) Countries, (ii) Developed vs Emerging economies and (iii) Size of companies (large to micro caps) and choose the Best International ETFs for your Equity Portfolio