November 13, 2012 at 07:00 AM EST
Ultimate Guide To Charles Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA)
Over time, the up and comers of the market have demonstrated the potential for better risk-adjusted returns than larger cap stocks in certain economic environments. If you want capital growth, the small cap equity asset class is the place to be; however, picking individual small cap stocks that will outperform is no easy task. These higher volatility, lower volume equities present an unfavorable risk/reward when evaluated individually, leading investors to consider ETFs to gain small cap exposure for their portfolio [see also Seven Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolios]. The Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) offers a well-diversified portfolio with a lower expense ratio than most of its peers. In A Nutshell SCHA is a relatively new addition to the small cap ETF space. Introduced to the market on November 3rd 2009, SCHA seeks to replicate the performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Small-Cap Total Stock Market Index. The index is [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Top 5 Free ETF Tools On ETFdb.com Free ETF Trading: Comparing All The Options Vanguard Ups The Ante, Launches Russell ETFs Beyond IWM: Five Intriguing Small Cap ETFs Best Performing ETFs Of 2009
Over time, the up and comers of the market have demonstrated the potential for better risk-adjusted returns than larger cap stocks in certain economic environments. If you want capital growth, the small cap equity asset class is the place to be; however, picking individual small cap stocks that will outperform is no easy task. These higher volatility, lower volume equities present an unfavorable risk/reward when evaluated individually, leading investors to consider ETFs to gain small cap exposure for their portfolio [see also Seven Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolios]. The Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) offers a well-diversified portfolio with a lower expense ratio than most of its peers. In A Nutshell SCHA is a relatively new addition to the small cap ETF space. Introduced to the market on November 3rd 2009, SCHA seeks to replicate the performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Small-Cap Total Stock Market Index. The index is [...]

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