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    Types of ETF(s)?

    Dear Teachers

    Sorry to bother you again. When I say two types of something, like ETF (exchange traded fund), shall I use "types of ETFs" or ETF, as in the following sentence. Please advise.

    We are going to look at the two types of ETF/ETFs that use different methodologies to mimic index performance - physical ETF/ETFs and synthetic ETF/ETFs.


    Anthony the learner

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    Re: Types of ETF(s)?

    The singular would be correct. The object is an ETF. There are two types of it. We will look at two types of ETF. If there were more than one ETF, then you would be able to say something like "We will look at two types of three different ETFs". In that case, I would expect to see a total of six examples.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Types of ETF(s)?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The singular would be correct. The object is an ETF. There are two types of it. We will look at two types of ETF. If there were more than one ETF, then you would be able to say something like "We will look at two types of three different ETFs". In that case, I would expect to see a total of six examples.
    Thanks. Then, I would also thing about this: "Two types of people/person" one type is very honest, one type is very cunning... Should I use "person" instead of "people"?

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