As important as Apple’s iPad has been for Apple and its consumers, the iPad 2 has the potential to raise the stakes. Innovation is constant from Apple and many believe a more powerful processor, the addition of cameras and a slimmer body will make this device more useful and popular than ever. In the ETF world a variety of second generation ETFs have launched over the last few years that have refreshed and updated older ETFs in the marketplace. Three ETFs covering popular asset classes specifically stand out as they provide advances remarkably similar to those that Apple is delivering in the iPad 2. Here’s a chart to get this analysis started. More to come after the break.
If you are like me, you continue to be amazed by the convenience, flexibility and robustness of the iPad. Who would have thought something so simple, could deliver so much? I haven’t felt this way since I first encountered ETFs. The similarities are really amazing and led me to this chart of characteristics both share: