Insider trading is the buying and selling of securities based on information that has not been made available to the general public. Because insider information gives an investor an advantage over others, it is illegal and punishable by law.How do I buy an ETF?
First, you need to open a brokerage account. Once you decide which ETF you want to buy, go to the section of the brokerage firm's Web site for trading stocks and ETFs. Insert the symbol (or get it from the Web site) and the number of shares you want to buy. From that point, you are offered a number of choices.Is ETF an alternative investment?
Alternatives ETF List. Alternative ETFs consist of funds that employ hedge fund, inflation expectations, long/short, managed futures, and merger arbitrage strategies, which are also known as non-traditional investments.