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Subject:  Re: What Are the Tax Advantages (If Any) of ETFs Date:  9/27/2005  3:37 PM
Author:  jbking Number:  1060 of 2203

Greetings,

OK, what else is there?

Well there are also closed-end funds, http://www.cefa.com being a resource about them, and structured products if you look on http://www.amex.com , note that is the site about the American Stock Exchange and not American Express. There is also real estate if you want a whole other avenue of potential investments.

These ETFs are being promoted as a good way to invest - but in the short term?

Sure, there are those that trade ETFs in the short term. Since you can buy and sell them like stocks you can use limit orders for when to buy and trailing stops for when to sell compared to mutual funds which can