How to use ETFs

Common ways to use ETFs

The flexibility of iShares ETFs makes it easy to find funds that fit your personal investment goals.

Build a stronger core

Build a stronger core

iShares Core ETFs are the efficient, low-cost funds at the heart of a portfolio – designed to help maintain diversified exposure to essential asset classes over the long haul.

Seek a steady source of income

Seek a steady source of income

Income-generating investments, such as iShares bonds and dividend-paying ETFs, can potentially provide a consistent source of returns through diversification.

Prepare for jumpy markets

Prepare for jumpy markets

Many investors look to iShares Minimum Volatility ETFs to potentially reduce portfolio volatility while staying invested.

Invest internationally

Invest internationally

iShares Core International ETFs cover 99% of the investable global markets so you can access virtually all non-US markets1.

Act on opportunities

Act on opportunities

iShares ETFs offer the same trading flexibility as stocks, meaning they can be bought and sold during market hours, but with the added potential benefit of diversification.