ETF Research and Analysis

by Ben Johnson, CFA
Suitability
IShares Core S&P 500 IVV offers investors diversified exposure to U.S. large-cap stocks. A low fee and a soundly constructed and reasonably representative benchmark leave this exchange-traded fund well-positioned to   Read more 

Bull Case

For decades, the S&P 500 has been a difficult hurdle for active managers to clear.
This is one of the cheapest ETFs available. Read more 

Bear Case

Because it lacks exposure to small-cap stocks, this ETF may be less attractive as a stand-alone U.S. equity holding than broader alternatives tracking a total stock market index. Read more 

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