Introduction to ETFs What is an ETF, how are they created and how do they work? Find out in this video, Introduction to ETFs, that is made by iShares by Blackrock.
iShares by Blackrock tells us more about the history of exchange traded funds, and explains what an ETF is, how it works and let us know more about the market.
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BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm*, and our business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to the parents and grandparents, the doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us.
We work only for our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them insight about what to do with their money and the products and services that can help them plan for a better financial future.
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