Our 100 Favorite ETFs

These are our 100 Favorite ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) to follow the financial markets. Many of these can be considered for your investment portfolio, while others give us a flavor for what is happening in the financial markets across the world. Our List of Exchange Traded Funds includes the most actively traded exchange traded funds along with those that we feel are the best in each asset category.
Investment returns shown are as of March 31, 2014.

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Bond ETFsTickerAsset Category3 Mo1 Yr3 Yr5 Yr
iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury BondSHYShort Government0.130.240.730.95
iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit BondCSJShort-Term Bond0.181.051.833.42
SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corp BondSCPBShort-Term Bond0.441.432.09
iShares Barclays TIPS BondTIPInflation-Protected Bond2.00(6.55)3.344.67
SPDR DB Intl Govt Infl-Protected BondWIPInflation-Protected Bond2.94(1.05)2.977.97
iShares Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS BondSTIPInflation-Protected Bond0.17(1.98)0.88
PIMCO 1-5 Year US TIPS Index ETFSTPZInflation-Protected Bond0.08(2.36)0.91
iShares Barclays 3-7 Year Treasury BondIEIIntermediate Government0.74(1.43)2.972.69
iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treas BondTLTLong Government7.64(4.47)9.164.19
iShares Core Total US Bond Market ETFAGGIntermediate Bond1.77(0.30)3.694.48
iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit BondCIUCorporate Bond1.530.754.406.83
PIMCO Total Return ETFBONDIntermediate Bond2.02(0.41)
iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate BondHYGHigh Yield Bond2.636.257.8515.36
SPDR Barclays High Yield BondJNKHigh Yield Bond2.876.737.9316.94
SPDR BarCap ST High Yield Bond ETFSJNKHigh Yield Bond1.295.73
SPDR Barclays International Treasury BondBWXWorld Bond3.
PowerShares International Corporate BondPICBWorld Bond2.297.855.90
iShares JPMorgan Emerging Markets BondEMBEmerging Markets Bond3.83(0.78)6.2610.77
PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign DebtPCYEmerging Markets Bond4.92(1.68)7.0511.44
PowerShares Senior LoansBKLNBank Loan0.733.074.21
SPDR S&P 500SPYLarge Cap0.6414.0412.8623.99
PowerShares Buyback AchieversPKWLarge Cap2.8424.1914.8425.98
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal WeightRSPLarge Cap1.8120.8315.9819.16
PowerShares Nasdaq 100QQQLarge Growth3.4014.1715.8424.33
iShares S&P 500 Growth IndexIVWLarge Growth0.3319.7112.6918.99
SPDR S&P DividendSDYLarge Value1.8616.1414.7221.15
SPDR Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIALarge Value2.2917.8715.0721.19
SPDR S&P MidCap 400MDYMid-Cap2.8920.9413.0324.52
WisdomTree MidCap EarningsEZMMid-Cap2.9427.4216.3529.30
iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth IndexIJKMid-Cap Growth2.0320.5712.5124.77
PowerShares DWA Technical LeadersPDPMid-Cap Growth1.6420.8613.7623.82
iShares S&P MidCap 400 Value IndexIJJMid-Cap Value3.9821.3013.8124.44
WisdomTree MidCap DividendDONMid-Cap Value3.9221.2415.9027.22
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETFIJRSmall Cap1.2127.9815.9226.26
WisdomTree SmallCap EarningsEESSmall Cap0.1129.8815.6329.95
iShares Russell 2000 IndexIWMSmall Cap1.1124.8713.2024.45
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 GrowthIJTSmall Growth0.4627.6715.7326.44
iShares Russell 2000 Growth IndexIWOSmall Growth0.5727.3813.7325.31
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value IndexIJSSmall Value2.3127.8915.9825.59
iShares Russell 2000 Value IndexIWNSmall Value1.7122.6612.6123.13
iShares Russell Microcap IndexIWCMicro Cap3.1033.2614.9625.13
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US IndexACWXForeign Large Cap(0.21)11.883.7514.95
PowerShares Intl Dividend AchieversPIDForeign Large Cap0.6112.047.4419.43
SPDR S&P World ex-USGWLForeign Large Cap0.1714.935.6715.73
iShares MSCI Australia IndexEWAForeign Large Cap6.160.454.2219.16
iShares MSCI Japan IndexEWJForeign Large Cap(6.66)6.134.999.19
iShares MSCI Canada IndexEWCForeign Large Cap1.346.29(2.03)14.64
iShares MSCI Germany IndexEWGForeign Large Cap(1.29)30.369.1218.72
iShares MSCI Switzerland IndexEWLForeign Large Cap4.0919.4313.3520.08
iShares MSCI United Kingdom IndexEWUForeign Large Cap(1.39)15.718.1818.01
PowerShares DWA Dev Mkts Technical LdrsPIZForeign Large Growth1.7130.149.2820.23
iShares S&P Europe 350 IndexIEVEurope Stock1.7524.998.2217.05
WisdomTree Asia-Pacific ex-JapanAXJLPacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk(0.70)(1.35)2.3516.04
SPDR S&P International Small CapGWXForeign Small/Mid Blend0.9514.205.5819.27
iShares FTSE China 25 Index FundFXIEmerging Equities(6.75)(0.09)(4.91)6.87
iShares MSCI Brazil IndexEWZEmerging Equities0.79(14.64)(14.17)7.05
iShares MSCI Chile IndexECHEmerging Equities(4.13)(28.93)(12.85)7.08
iShares MSCI Hong Kong IndexEWHEmerging Equities(3.98)2.934.4417.47
iShares MSCI Malaysia IndexEWMEmerging Equities(1.07)7.785.0320.88
iShares MSCI Mexico IndexEWWEmerging Equities(5.96)(12.52)2.1420.44
iShares MSCI Singapore IndexEWSEmerging Equities(0.84)(2.77)2.4920.04
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets IndexEEMEmerging Equities(1.88)(2.02)(3.66)12.60
iShares MSCI Emerging Mkt Min Vol IndexEEMVEmerging Equities(1.82)(3.56)
iShares S&P Latin America 40 IndexILFEmerging Equities(1.27)(13.30)(9.34)10.31
WisdomTree Emerging Mkts Small Cap DivDGSEmerging Small/Mid1.33(6.41)(1.09)17.39
PowerShares DB AgricultureDBAAgriculture16.829.38(6.11)2.96
PowerShares DB Commodity Index TrackingDBCCommodities1.79(4.36)(5.05)5.48
GreenHaven Continuous Commodity IndexGCCCommodities9.65(0.14)(7.17)5.12
Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDRXLYConsumer Discretionary(2.85)23.7520.1528.86
SPDR S&P HomebuildersXHBConsumer Discretionary(2.15)8.6622.3026.42
Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDRXLPConsumer Staples0.7011.0616.1018.63
SPDR S&P RetailXRTConsumer Staples(4.22)20.5819.6931.30
Energy Select Sector SPDRXLEEnergy1.1114.445.6118.05
PowerShares DB EnergyDBEEnergy0.410.55(2.37)8.66
UBS E-TRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure ETNMLPIEquity Energy2.238.6913.83
Financial Select Sector SPDRXLFFinancial2.5724.7112.8122.31
SPDR Dow Jones Intl Real EstateRWXGlobal Real Estate0.570.507.1819.99
SPDR Dow Jones Global Real EstateRWOGlobal Real Estate5.742.438.4223.75
Health Care Select Sector SPDRXLVHealth5.8729.2023.2121.59
SPDR S&P BiotechXBIHealth9.6743.1729.0124.39
Industrial Select Sector SPDRXLIIndustrials0.5727.7313.9825.82
Materials Select Sector SPDRXLBNatural Resources2.7023.488.1419.16
iShares Silver TrustSLVCommodities Precious Metals1.76(30.59)(19.70)8.27
iShares Gold TrustIAUCommodities Precious Metals6.51(19.85)(3.91)6.60
PowerShares DB Precious MetalsDBPCommodities Precious Metals5.59(23.30)(8.69)5.70
iShares Dow Jones US Real EstateIYRReal Estate8.501.308.5426.46
iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50FTYReal Estate9.020.748.6225.94
Technology Select Sector SPDRXLKTechnology2.1522.4113.6920.34
iShares Dow Jones US TechnologyIYWTechnology3.2425.7012.1020.64
iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry IdxWOODTimber(2.04)5.622.5320.46
Utilities Select Sector SPDRXLUUtilities10.0910.2013.5714.74
ProShares Short S&P500SHTrading-Inverse Equity(2.22)(19.62)(15.69)(20.57)
ProShares Short 20+ Year TreasuryTBFTrading-Inverse Debt(7.66)1.54(11.84)
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index BearishUDNCurrency(0.04)3.60(1.31)1.40
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index BullishUUPCurrency(0.28)(5.04)(0.51)(3.48)
VelocityShares Volatility Hdgd Lg Cp ETFSPXHHedge Fund0.13
Barclays S&P 500 Dynamic Veqtor ETNVQTHedge Fund1.82(1.71)9.29
Cambria Global Tactical ETFGTAAHedge Fund2.631.94(0.01)
Accuvest Global Long Short ETFAGLSLong/Short Equity(5.95)(8.11)(1.81)
ProShares RAFI Long/ShortRALSLong/Short Equity0.985.701.67