With more than 600 ETFs to choose from, building an ETF portfolio can seem a bit overwhelming for the average investor. That's why we asked two ETF experts to start with some simple principles and create a basic portfolio that is fairly easy to assemble.
David Kotok, chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors and Matt Hougan, editor of IndexUniverse.com, a publication that tracks ETFs, did just that. (See video)
Below is the low-cost portfolio they've put together using only half a dozen ETFs. We'll be tracking the portfolio's performance over the summer, comparing it to the S&P 500 average. Check back daily for the latest information.
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