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 June 30, 2014.

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ETF NameTickerAsset Category3 Mo1 Yr3 Yr5 Yr
iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury BondSHYShort Government0.210.610.501.04
iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit BondCSJShort-Term Bond0.421.651.632.44
SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corp BondSCPBShort-Term Bond0.452.111.86
iShares Barclays TIPS BondTIPInflation-Protected Bond3.734.353.445.36
SPDR DB Intl Govt Infl-Protected BondWIPInflation-Protected Bond4.3310.473.326.29
iShares Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS BondSTIPInflation-Protected Bond1.512.040.87
PIMCO 1-5 Year US TIPS Index ETFSTPZInflation-Protected Bond1.422.050.84
iShares Barclays 3-7 Year Treasury BondIEIIntermediate Government1.211.882.343.57
iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treas BondTLTLong Government4.846.099.687.35
iShares Core Total US Bond Market ETFAGGIntermediate Bond1.954.363.554.54
iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit BondCIUCorporate Bond1.674.974.215.62
PIMCO Total Return ETFBONDIntermediate Bond2.295.38
iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate BondHYGHigh Yield Bond2.2611.088.2411.54
SPDR Barclays High Yield BondJNKHigh Yield Bond2.4412.108.3812.49
SPDR BarCap ST High Yield Bond ETFSJNKHigh Yield Bond1.258.08
SPDR Barclays International Treasury BondBWXWorld Bond2.779.781.994.02
PowerShares International Corporate BondPICBWorld Bond2.9614.255.77
iShares JPMorgan Emerging Markets BondEMBEmerging Markets Bond4.6110.316.529.30
PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign DebtPCYEmerging Markets Bond5.3411.787.5110.00
PowerShares Senior LoansBKLNBank Loan1.234.654.72
SPDR S&P 500SPYLarge Cap5.1624.4016.4418.69
PowerShares Buyback AchieversPKWLarge Cap3.5027.2919.7722.64
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal WeightRSPLarge Cap5.4827.0016.6521.81
PowerShares Nasdaq 100QQQLarge Growth7.4133.7919.5822.14
iShares S&P 500 Growth IndexIVWLarge Growth5.7427.1116.7618.99
SPDR S&P DividendSDYLarge Value4.6920.2516.2519.11
SPDR Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIALarge Value2.7615.5113.3917.57
SPDR S&P MidCap 400MDYMid-Cap4.2925.4514.9721.23
WisdomTree MidCap EarningsEZMMid-Cap4.3129.7317.9224.52
iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth IndexIJKMid-Cap Growth2.9223.0113.3321.27
PowerShares DWA Technical LeadersPDPMid-Cap Growth4.7225.1214.8822.29
iShares S&P MidCap 400 Value IndexIJJMid-Cap Value5.7827.3116.8221.63
WisdomTree MidCap DividendDONMid-Cap Value6.5227.6617.7924.36
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETFIJRSmall Cap2.0625.5416.7721.80
WisdomTree SmallCap EarningsEESSmall Cap1.5824.8516.4822.39
iShares Russell 2000 IndexIWMSmall Cap2.1224.1414.6220.20
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 GrowthIJTSmall Growth1.6925.6115.6622.22
iShares Russell 2000 Growth IndexIWOSmall Growth1.7325.1014.5820.59
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value IndexIJSSmall Value2.1025.2317.7021.40
iShares Russell 2000 Value IndexIWNSmall Value2.4022.5414.5119.70
iShares Russell Microcap IndexIWCMicro Cap(1.53)24.7015.7819.71
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US IndexACWXForeign Large Cap3.1119.434.6310.22
PowerShares Intl Dividend AchieversPIDForeign Large Cap6.7022.229.4514.64
SPDR S&P World ex-USGWLForeign Large Cap4.8723.826.9611.80
iShares MSCI Australia IndexEWAForeign Large Cap2.5320.495.2514.38
iShares MSCI Japan IndexEWJForeign Large Cap6.998.846.686.74
iShares MSCI Canada IndexEWCForeign Large Cap9.8125.792.8710.72
iShares MSCI Germany IndexEWGForeign Large Cap1.7929.197.5514.14
iShares MSCI Switzerland IndexEWLForeign Large Cap2.2422.5411.5116.69
iShares MSCI United Kingdom IndexEWUForeign Large Cap6.4025.5110.0013.67
PowerShares DWA Dev Mkts Technical LdrsPIZForeign Large Growth(1.42)29.238.3814.78
iShares S&P Europe 350 IndexIEVEurope Stock0.8726.287.5312.04
WisdomTree Asia-Pacific ex-JapanAXJLPacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk5.3111.414.0111.58
SPDR S&P International Small CapGWXForeign Small/Mid Blend4.4725.916.7913.55
iShares FTSE China 25 Index FundFXIEmerging Equities5.0416.11(2.42)1.53
iShares MSCI Brazil IndexEWZEmerging Equities8.2212.57(10.70)1.42
iShares MSCI Chile IndexECHEmerging Equities0.99(14.39)(14.32)1.43
iShares MSCI Hong Kong IndexEWHEmerging Equities8.3217.967.5712.10
iShares MSCI Malaysia IndexEWMEmerging Equities3.155.514.6115.62
iShares MSCI Mexico IndexEWWEmerging Equities6.385.624.1814.54
iShares MSCI Singapore IndexEWSEmerging Equities4.989.373.5312.61
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets IndexEEMEmerging Equities6.2414.17(1.29)7.98
iShares MSCI Emerging Mkt Min Vol IndexEEMVEmerging Equities6.267.97
iShares S&P Latin America 40 IndexILFEmerging Equities5.656.85(6.85)4.76
WisdomTree Emerging Mkts Small Cap DivDGSEmerging Small/Mid3.927.030.3411.50
PowerShares DB AgricultureDBAAgriculture(3.07)10.28(4.71)1.53
PowerShares DB Commodity Index TrackingDBCCommodities1.765.77(2.82)3.28
GreenHaven Continuous Commodity IndexGCCCommodities(0.89)8.30(5.88)4.07
Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDRXLYConsumer Discretionary3.4519.9220.1925.53
SPDR S&P HomebuildersXHBConsumer Discretionary1.9613.0923.3524.29
Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDRXLPConsumer Staples4.3415.4215.8217.42
SPDR S&P RetailXRTConsumer Staples3.3114.1218.9327.03
Energy Select Sector SPDRXLEEnergy12.9130.2611.9417.87
PowerShares DB EnergyDBEEnergy5.0613.181.134.72
UBS E-TRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure ETNMLPIEnergy Limited Partnership13.2118.9118.97
Financial Select Sector SPDRXLFFinancial2.1918.8616.0015.42
SPDR Dow Jones Intl Real EstateRWXGlobal Real Estate8.7816.168.6015.48
SPDR Dow Jones Global Real EstateRWOGlobal Real Estate7.8814.489.7718.79
Health Care Select Sector SPDRXLVHealth4.3929.7621.8820.49
SPDR S&P BiotechXBIHealth8.5148.7628.6325.13
Industrial Select Sector SPDRXLIIndustrials3.7729.1615.6422.23
Materials Select Sector SPDRXLBNatural Resources5.4832.0710.4816.76
iShares Silver TrustSLVCommodities Precious Metals6.366.75(15.73)8.64
iShares Gold TrustIAUCommodities Precious Metals3.547.42(4.18)7.14
PowerShares DB Precious MetalsDBPCommodities Precious Metals4.186.66(7.77)6.29
iShares Dow Jones US Real EstateIYRReal Estate6.9812.3110.1221.83
iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50FTYReal Estate7.3011.619.8921.99
Technology Select Sector SPDRXLKTechnology5.9927.7516.3117.97
iShares Dow Jones US TechnologyIYWTechnology6.6533.0715.3517.76
iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry IdxWOODTimber3.2618.858.6315.37
Utilities Select Sector SPDRXLUUtilities7.6722.0514.1214.16
ProShares Short S&P500SHTrading-Inverse Equity(5.31)(21.32)(17.04)(18.69)
ProShares Short 20+ Year TreasuryTBFTrading-Inverse Debt(5.17)(8.22)(12.20)
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index BearishUDNCurrency0.514.53(1.86)0.32
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index BullishUUPCurrency(0.93)(5.76)0.06(2.31)
VelocityShares Volatility Hdgd Lg Cp ETFSPXHHedge Fund5.6619.95
Barclays S&P 500 Dynamic Veqtor ETNVQTHedge Fund1.82(1.71)10.60
Cambria Global Tactical ETFGTAAHedge Fund2.809.571.26
Accuvest Global Long Short ETFAGLSLong/Short Equity(0.58)(5.98)0.33
ProShares RAFI Long/ShortRALSLong/Short Equity(0.86)2.672.45