Top Exchange Trading Funds

According to some investors, the top exchange trading funds usually make up for more than 50% of ETFs trading volume. Below is a list of top exchange trading funds that you may want to have a look at.

Top Exchange Trading Funds

SDPR S&P 500 (NY SEArca: SPY) -

SPY is one of the top exchange trading funds that is exposed to the wider side of the market. That is why S&P 500 is mostly watched at the index by professional traders.  The large cap index is known as one of the broadest measures in the U.S economy.

Financial Select Sector SPDR (NY SEArca: XLF) -

Some of the biggest banks are held by XLF in the country. These are under observation these days. Christopher Dodd who is the Senate Banking Committee Chairman would unveil legislation that can be a little tough for the financial industry. According to Christopher Dodd’s bill, the Federal Reserve would allow to examine any bank that holds companies that have extra assets of about $50 billion. Under this plan, even other companies that are not banks may be scrutinized.

Power Shares QQQ (NASDAQ:QQQ)-

This year, technology has lead through recession. There are many things in common in technical sectors top performers. These are companies that have huge strong global footprints and a clear balance sheet. Many technical companies are putting up capital expenditures and record revenue numbers which may increase the capital expenditure.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (NYSEArca:EEM)-

Antoine van Agtmael was the person who came up with the term ‘’emerging markets,’’. He is the chief investment officer at the Emerging Market Management. According to him, emerging market shares can vary from 20% up or down during this year. Emerging markets have value but the returns may not be as what is expected in the beginning.

iShares Russell 2000 Index Funds (NYSEArca:IWM)-

Usually, small caps on an average outperform the large caps. Small caps have more endurance but are a little slow. In the year between 1973-1974 when industries were experiencing recession, small caps took over large caps for a long time. The returns were around 28% in a year. The advantage of small shares is that they are equipped better and can go through any types of ups and downs. They are at a better platform to outperform because they can easily adapt to the changing market conditions.

United States Natural Gas (NYSEArca:UNG)-

President Barack Obama is encouraging the proposal for natural gas instead of coal burning power plant. The reason behind this is that natural gas is very clean. Many companies have shown their interest to invest in natural gas.

iShares MSCI Japan (NYSEArca: EWJ) –

It may have taken a while to rebuilt and improve the situations with regard to jobs. The exports have improved which have influenced the economic growth and structure. Analysts believe that though the market is doing well, it would still take time for Japan to completely recover and gain back. It’s a slow process but it would eventually happen.