The first technical guide to ETFs geared towards professional advisors, institutional investors, and financial professionals seeking to understand the mechanics of ETFsAuthor/trader Dave Abner has created The ETF Handbook as a resource for everyone utilizing these sophisticated tools. With this book as your guide, you'll learn from a professional ETF trader with practical guidance for valuation and best execution techniques.This reliable handbook skillfully touches upon the technical details of ETFs not covered elsewhere. From the mechanics of ETF development to pricing and valuation techniques, this guide provides a complete background on ETF mechanics and offers extensive insights on using them from a professional's perspective. It addresses how to position ETFs efficiently within a portfolio, and examines who ETF users are and how the funds are employed. Along the way, Abner also offers recommendations on where to find data related to these financial instruments.Contains the technical ETF information needed by today's financial professionals Includes pricing and valuation spreadsheets and an instructional webinar that walks you through the world of ETFsTouches upon topics such as calculating NAV (net asset value) and best practices for executing ETF order flowFilled with in-depth insights and expert advice, The ETF Handbook contains ETF information that is critical for virtually every financial professional.