The role of crypto in a portfolio

The saying used to be that if you can’t beat the crypto crowd, it might be time to join them. But we seem to be quite past those days, and it is a fact that crypto has found a place in most investors’ portfolios (out of “FOMO”, faith, greed or thorough analysis). But what role […]

American vs. UCITS ETFs

Investing can be fun. And hopefully profitable too. But there is always a flipside to it, which is much less fun for most. Taxation, regulation, and paperwork to read or, at least, to be aware of. Taxes American or, to be more accurate, US-domiciled ETFs can cause large portions of your gains to be paid to […]

Why invest in ETFs

An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a kind of investment security that tracks an index, a sector, a geography or virtually any other aggregation of assets based on defined criteria. And it can be traded on an exchange the same way a regular stock can. Since their introduction about 30 years ago, ETFs have gone from […]