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INVEST IN A BRIGHTER TOMORROW

We interview the head of iShares Americas on what's next for sustainable investing.

SEARCH iSHARES FUNDS

Find an iShares ETF to help meet your investment goals.

GO SUSTAINABLE

I want to:

Strive for sustainable outcomes along with financial returns

AIM TO MAXIMIZE GROWTH

I want to:

Pursue long-term opportunities in the stock market

FOCUS ON INCOME

I want to:

Seek dividend and interest payments from stocks and bonds

NAVIGATE RISK

I want to:

Hedge against potential market pitfalls, seek to minimize volatility

SEEK AN ALTERNATIVE TO CASH

I want to:

Use a short-term investment strategy to pursue income from cash alternatives

ASSET CLASS
REGIONS
MARKETS

Liberate your potential

See how iShares ETFs can work for you.

Liberate Your Potential
a balance scale for weighing two items

ETFs vs
MUTUAL FUNDS

Compare the benefits.

ETFs vs
MUTUAL FUNDS

Active Mutual Funds iShares ETFs Stocks
Diversified

Many stocks or bonds in a single fund

Traded on Exchange

Throughout the trading day

Intraday Pricing

Live pricing throughout the course of the trading day

Traded Throughout Trading Day

Buy and sell whenever the market is open

Management Fees

Annual cost of a professionally managed fund

Transaction Fees

Costs associated with buying or selling (e.g., mutual fund sales loads, brokerage commission fees)

Tax Efficient1

Generally have fewer unplanned capital gains distributions

Index Tracking

Seek to track the return of a market index

Learn more about comparing ETFs to Mutual Funds

Investment comparisons are for illustrative purposes only. To better understand the similarities and differences between investments, including investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses, it is important to read the products' prospectuses.

1 Due to fund structure, mutual fund holders may be subject to taxable capital gains distributions due to other investors' redemptions directly to the mutual fund. Taxable capital gain distributions can occur to ETF investors based on stocks trading within the fund as the ETF creates and redeems shares and rebalances its holdings. ETFs and stocks will also distribute taxable capital gains when an investor sells their own shares. Certain traditional mutual funds can also be tax efficient.

HELP YOUR CASH STRETCH FURTHER

You may be missing out on the potential to earn more. See how iShares Bond ETFs can help.

HELP YOUR CASH
STRETCH FURTHER

By investing in iShares short-term bond ETFs, you have the potential to earn more versus a traditional bank savings rate or cash-like investment return. Now that investors have more ways to trade commission-free, it’s easier than ever to invest your cash and potentially earn more with iShares bond ETFs.

BOND ETFs vs TRADITIONAL CASH SAVINGS1

Chart showing bond ETFs vs. traditional cash savings Chart showing bond ETFs vs. traditional cash savings

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance data current to the most recent month end and standardized performance may be obtained by visiting www.iShares.com or www.blackrock.com. For standardized performance, please click here.

Learn more about how to put cash to work

1 FDIC, Bloomberg, Morningstar, BlackRock, as of 12/31/19. “Savings Account” and “12 Month Bank CD” are the national average sourced from FDIC. “Money Market Fund” represents 2a7 Money Market Funds and is calculated using the Weighted Average 7-Day Yield of the Morningstar “Money Market – Taxable” Category. ETF yields are 30-Day SEC yields. An investment in fixed income funds is not equivalent to and involves risks not associated with an investment in cash.

KEY
INSIGHTS

Take a look at our global market insights and see what they mean for how you invest.