Our 100 Favorite ETFs July 2015

These are our 100 Favorite ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) to follow in the financial markets. Many of these can be considered for your investment portfolio, while others give us a sense of 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, 2015.

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ETF NameTickerAsset Category3 Mo1 Yr3 Yr5 Yr
iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury BondSHYShort Government0.100.800.530.69
iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit BondCSJShort-Term Bond0.080.661.351.76
SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corp BondSCPBShort-Term Bond(0.15)0.641.551.99
iShares Barclays TIPS BondTIPInflation-Protected Bond(1.36)(2.06)(0.98)3.08
SPDR DB Intl Govt Infl-Protected BondWIPInflation-Protected Bond0.64(10.38)0.093.89
iShares Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS BondSTIPInflation-Protected Bond0.55(1.97)(0.26)
iShares Barclays 3-7 Year Treasury BondIEIIntermediate Government(0.63)2.300.982.57
iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treas BondTLTLong Government(9.55)6.320.706.23
iShares Core Total US Bond Market ETFAGGIntermediate-Term Bond(1.83)1.821.713.12
PIMCO Total Return ETFBONDIntermediate-Term Bond(2.10)3.173.86
iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit BondCIUCorporate Bond(1.04)1.202.533.84
iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate BondHYGHigh Yield Bond(0.68)(1.67)5.057.73
SPDR Barclays High Yield BondJNKHigh Yield Bond(0.60)(2.54)5.277.81
SPDR BarCap ST High Yield Bond ETFSJNKHigh Yield Short Bond0.30(1.76)4.23
SPDR Barclays International Treasury BondBWXWorld Bond(2.07)(13.43)(2.63)1.25
PowerShares International Corporate BondPICBWorld Bond0.14(12.08)1.893.94
iShares JPMorgan Emerging Markets BondEMBEmerging Markets Bond(0.91)(0.47)3.025.88
PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign DebtPCYEmerging Markets Bond(1.21)(0.32)3.356.34
PowerShares Senior LoansBKLNBank Loan(0.33)(0.55)3.45
SPDR S&P 500SPYLarge Cap0.217.2417.1517.17
PowerShares Buyback AchieversPKWLarge Cap(1.09)9.5320.7920.70
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal WeightRSPLarge Cap(1.16)5.6519.0617.92
PowerShares Nasdaq 100QQQLarge Growth1.6315.2420.2021.55
iShares S&P 500 Growth IndexIVWLarge Growth0.269.8017.5618.42
SPDR S&P DividendSDYLarge Value(1.92)4.3915.5015.22
SPDR Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIALarge Value(0.44)7.0113.5915.21
SPDR S&P MidCap 400MDYMid-Cap(1.13)6.0918.2417.48
WisdomTree MidCap EarningsEZMMid-Cap(1.34)4.0120.8918.73
iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth IndexIJKMid-Cap Growth(0.96)8.9918.1818.17
PowerShares DWA Technical LeadersPDPMid-Cap Growth(0.73)10.8118.2619.01
iShares S&P MidCap 400 Value IndexIJJMid-Cap Value(1.15)3.3218.5017.01
WisdomTree MidCap DividendDONMid-Cap Value(3.35)3.8218.0617.69
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETFIJRSmall Cap0.176.5918.7818.37
WisdomTree SmallCap EarningsEESSmall Cap0.463.6317.8717.25
iShares Russell 2000 IndexIWMSmall Cap0.396.5117.8517.08
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 GrowthIJTSmall Growth0.909.4918.6719.26
iShares Russell 2000 Growth IndexIWOSmall Growth2.0012.5520.2419.42
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value IndexIJSSmall Value(0.67)3.5718.3717.29
iShares Russell 2000 Value IndexIWNSmall Value(1.21)0.6815.3314.67
iShares Russell Microcap IndexIWCMicro Cap3.108.4619.2217.33
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US IndexACWXForeign Large Cap0.33(5.60)8.897.69
PowerShares Intl Dividend AchieversPIDForeign Large Cap(0.86)(8.81)8.479.42
SPDR S&P World ex-USGWLForeign Large Cap0.88(4.57)10.839.39
iShares MSCI Australia IndexEWAForeign Large Cap(5.78)(14.89)3.967.27
iShares MSCI Japan IndexEWJForeign Large Cap2.757.5612.318.50
iShares MSCI Canada IndexEWCForeign Large Cap(1.12)(15.41)3.353.59
iShares MSCI Germany IndexEWGForeign Large Cap(4.95)(9.32)14.1410.71
iShares MSCI Switzerland IndexEWLForeign Large Cap0.97(2.30)15.2012.97
iShares MSCI United Kingdom IndexEWUForeign Large Cap3.18(9.25)8.3210.47
PowerShares DWA Dev Mkts Technical LdrsPIZForeign Large Growth(3.36)(8.11)13.1010.38
iShares S&P Europe 350 IndexIEVEurope Stock0.73(7.58)12.2710.20
WisdomTree Asia-Pacific ex-JapanAXJLPacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk(1.18)(0.84)5.908.07
SPDR S&P International Small CapGWXForeign Small/Mid Blend5.61(2.06)12.1910.36
iShares FTSE China 25 Index FundFXIEmerging Equities4.3626.6713.485.68
iShares MSCI Brazil IndexEWZEmerging Equities6.42(29.29)(11.43)(8.91)
iShares MSCI Chile IndexECHEmerging Equities(3.99)(14.62)(13.47)(6.27)
iShares MSCI Hong Kong IndexEWHEmerging Equities4.2210.4714.4812.01
iShares MSCI Malaysia IndexEWMEmerging Equities(7.69)(21.11)(2.42)4.39
iShares MSCI Mexico IndexEWWEmerging Equities(0.76)(14.42)(1.04)5.06
iShares MSCI Singapore IndexEWSEmerging Equities(0.41)(3.87)4.476.22
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets IndexEEMEmerging Equities(0.53)(6.37)2.343.19
iShares MSCI Emerging Mkt Min Vol IndexEEMVEmerging Equities(1.25)(1.55)4.36
iShares S&P Latin America 40 IndexILFEmerging Equities2.61(20.40)(8.08)(3.89)
WisdomTree Emerging Mkts Small Cap DivDGSEmerging Small/Mid(1.06)(7.12)3.174.72
PowerShares DB AgricultureDBAAgriculture5.47(14.97)(6.12)(0.54)
PowerShares DB Commodity Index TrackingDBCCommodities5.45(32.28)(11.25)(3.55)
GreenHaven Continuous Commodity IndexGCCCommodities4.15(20.98)(8.02)(2.41)
Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDRXLYConsumer Discretionary1.8216.2122.1923.13
SPDR S&P HomebuildersXHBConsumer Discretionary(0.56)12.4120.3221.82
Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDRXLPConsumer Staples(1.73)9.4514.0816.46
SPDR S&P RetailXRTConsumer Staples(2.07)14.8119.9623.91
Energy Select Sector SPDRXLEEnergy(2.47)(23.05)6.4110.71
PowerShares DB EnergyDBEEnergy8.56(43.93)(11.93)(5.72)
UBS E-TRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure ETNMLPIEnergy Limited Partnership(6.30)(17.55)8.3811.36
Financial Select Sector SPDRXLFFinancial1.579.0920.5913.88
SPDR Dow Jones Intl Real EstateRWXReal Estate - Global(2.28)(2.53)9.4612.14
SPDR Dow Jones Global Real EstateRWOReal Estate - Global(7.05)1.078.7113.09
Health Care Select Sector SPDRXLVHealth2.9623.9527.1123.59
SPDR S&P BiotechXBIHealth12.0565.2742.7137.79
Industrial Select Sector SPDRXLIIndustrials(2.58)2.0017.2516.91
Materials Select Sector SPDRXLBNatural Resources(0.34)(0.63)13.5314.05
iShares Silver TrustSLVCommodities Precious Metals(5.65)(25.78)(17.38)(3.77)
iShares Gold TrustIAUCommodities Precious Metals(0.96)(11.96)(10.01)(1.40)
PowerShares DB Precious MetalsDBPCommodities Precious Metals(2.27)(16.28)(12.77)(3.10)
iShares Dow Jones US Real EstateIYRReal Estate(9.30)3.047.6912.77
iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50FTYReal Estate(9.75)3.107.0412.84
Technology Select Sector SPDRXLKTechnology0.369.9215.0817.19
iShares Dow Jones US TechnologyIYWTechnology(0.04)9.2715.0216.27
iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry IdxWOODTimber(2.85)0.9213.619.39
Utilities Select Sector SPDRXLUUtilities(5.83)(3.02)7.8312.23
ProShares Short S&P500SHTrading-Inverse Equity(0.56)(8.65)(16.35)(17.25)
ProShares Short 20+ Year TreasuryTBFTrading-Inverse Debt9.34(8.92)(3.60)(9.33)
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index BearishUDNCurrency3.02(18.57)(5.92)(2.28)
PowerShares DB US Dollar Index BullishUUPCurrency(3.36)17.733.66(0.02)
Morgan Creek Global Tactical AAGTAATactical Allocation(3.50)(3.57)2.93
Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity ETNCSLSLong/Short Equity1.82(1.71)5.555.36
First Trust Long/Short Equity ETFFTLSLong/Short Equity(0.64)
Janus Velocity Volatility Hdgd Lg Cp ETFSPXHLong/Short Equity1.242.09
First Trust CBOE® S&P 500 VIX®Tail H ETFVIXHLong/Short Equity(0.62)8.05
Proshares Managed Futures StrategyFUTSManaged Futures(2.79)