List of American exchange-traded funds

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This is a table of notable American exchange-traded funds, or ETFs.

As of 2015, the number of exchange-traded funds worldwide is over 4000,[1] representing about 2.88 trillion U.S. dollars in assets.[2] The largest ETF, as of September 2017, was the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE Arca|SPY), with about $243.1 billion in assets. Second-largest was the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF with around $125 billion (NYSE Arca|IVV), and third-largest is the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSE Arca|VTI) with $81.9 billion.[3] The SPDR S&P 500 is also the most actively traded ETF, with over 60 million shares traded daily.[4]

Stock ETFs[edit]

Broad market ETFs[edit]

  • iShares Core S&P Total US Stock Mkt (NYSE Arca|ITOT)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI Index (NASDAQ|ACWI)
  • iShares Russell 3000 Index (NYSE Arca|IWV)
  • Schwab US Broad Market ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHB)
  • Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (NYSE Arca|FNDB)
  • Vanguard Total World Stock (NYSE Arca|VT), tracks the FTSE All-World Index
  • Vanguard Total Stock Market (NYSE Arca|VTI), tracks the MSCI US Broad Market Index
  • Vanguard Total International Stock (NYSE Arca|VXUS), tracks the MSCI All Country World ex-USA Investable Market Index
  • Vanguard Russell 3000 (NYSE Arca|VTHR), tracks 98% of the US market

Index-tracking ETFs[edit]

  • DIAMONDS Trust, Series 1 (NYSE Arca|DIA), tracks the Dow Jones Industrial Average
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight (NYSE Arca|RSP)
  • iShares S&P Global 100 Index (NYSE Arca|IOO), tracks the S&P Global 100
  • iShares S&P 500 Index (NYSE Arca|IVV), tracks the S&P 500
  • SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE Arca|SPY), tracks the S&P 500
  • SPDR Gender Diversity (NYSE Arca | SHE), tracks a gender-diverse corporate leadership index
  • Vanguard S&P 500 (NYSE Arca|VOO)
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE Arca|IWM), tracks the Russell 2000
  • iShares S&P 100 Index (NYSE Arca|OEF), tracks the S&P 100
  • PowerShares QQQ ("cubes") (NASDAQ|QQQ), tracks the NASDAQ-100

Style ETFs[edit]

Large-cap ETFs[edit]

  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income (NYSE Arca|CVY)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (NYSE Arca|RPG)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (NYSE Arca|RPV)
  • iShares Russell 1000 Index (NYSE Arca|IWB)
    • iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSE Arca|IWF)
    • iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (NYSE Arca|IWD)
  • iShares S&P 500 Index (NYSE Arca|IVV)
    • iShares S&P 500 Growth Index (NYSE Arca|IVW)
    • iShares S&P 500 Value Index (NYSE Arca|IVE)
  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers (NYSE Arca|PKW)
  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 (NYSE Arca|PRF)
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility (NYSE Arca|SPLV)
  • Schwab US Large-Cap ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHX)
    • Schwab US Large-Cap Growth ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHG)
    • Schwab US Large-Cap Value ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHV)
  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHD)
  • Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Company Index ETF (NYSE Arca|FNDX)
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (NYSE Arca|SDY)
  • Vanguard S&P 500 (NYSE Arca|VOO)
    • Vanguard S&P 500 Growth (NYSE Arca|VOOG)
    • Vanguard S&P 500 Value (NYSE Arca|VOOV)
  • Vanguard Large-Cap (NYSE Arca|VV)
    • Vanguard Growth (NYSE Arca|VUG)
    • Vanguard Value (NYSE Arca|VTV)
  • Vanguard Mega-Cap 300 (NYSE Arca|MGC)
    • Vanguard Mega-Cap 300 Growth (NYSE Arca|MGK)
    • Vanguard Mega-Cap 300 Value (NYSE Arca|MGV)
  • Vanguard Russell 1000 (NYSE Arca|VONE)
    • Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth (NYSE Arca|VONG)
    • Vanguard Russell 1000 Value (NYSE Arca|VONV)
  • Vanguard Dividend Appreciation (NYSE Arca|VIG)
  • Vanguard High Dividend Yield (NYSE Arca|VYM)
  • WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials (NYSE Arca|DTN)
  • WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend (NYSE Arca|DLN)

Mid-cap ETFs[edit]

  • MidCap SPDR (NYSE Arca|MDY)
  • iShares Select Dividend (NYSE Arca|DVY)
  • iShares Russell Midcap Index (NYSE Arca|IWR)
    • iShares Russell Midcap Growth Index (NYSE Arca|IWP)
    • iShares Russell Midcap Value Index (NYSE Arca|IWS)
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index (NYSE Arca|IJH)
    • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth Index (NYSE Arca|IJK)
    • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Value Index (NYSE Arca|IJJ)
  • PowerShares DWA Mom Port (NYSE Arca|PDP)
  • Schwab US Mid-Cap (NYSE Arca|SCHM)
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 (NYSE Arca|IVOO)
    • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth (NYSE Arca|IVOG)
    • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value (NYSE Arca|IVOV)
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap (NYSE Arca|VO)
    • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth (NYSE Arca|VOT)
    • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value (NYSE Arca|VOE)
  • Vanguard Extended Market (NYSE Arca|VXF), tracks the S&P Completion Index, i.e., S&P Total Market Index minus the S&P 500 Index
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend ETF (NYSE Arca|DON)

Small-cap ETFs[edit]

  • iShares Micro-Cap (NYSE Arca|IWC)
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE Arca|IWM)
    • iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index (NYSE Arca|IWO)
    • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index (NYSE Arca|IWN)
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSE Arca|IJR)
    • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Growth Index (NYSE Arca|IJT)
    • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value Index (NYSE Arca|IJS)
  • Schwab US Small-Cap ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHA)
  • Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index ETF (NYSE Arca|FNDA)
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 (NYSE Arca|VIOO)
    • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth (NYSE Arca|VIOG)
    • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value (NYSE Arca|VIOV)
  • Vanguard Small-Cap (NYSE Arca|VB)
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth (NYSE Arca|VBK)
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Value (NYSE Arca|VBR)
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 (NYSE Arca|VTWO)
    • Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth (NYSE Arca|VTWG)
    • Vanguard Russell 2000 Value (NYSE Arca|VTWV)

International ETFs[edit]

Broad ex-US ETFs[edit]

  • Claymore/BNY BRIC (NYSE Arca|EEB)
  • EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer (NYSE Arca|ECON)
  • iShares International Select Div (NYSE Arca|IDV)
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index (NASDAQ|ACWX)
  • iShares MSCI BRIC Index (NYSE Arca|BKF)
  • iShares MSCI EAFE Index (NYSE Arca|EFA)
    • iShares MSCI EAFE Growth Index (NYSE Arca|EFG)
    • iShares MSCI EAFE Value Index (NYSE Arca|EFV)
  • iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap (NYSE Arca|SCZ)
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (NYSE Arca|EEM)
  • PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers (NYSE Arca|PID)
  • Schwab International Small-Cap Equity (NYSE Arca|SCHC)
  • Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHE)
  • Schwab International Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|SCHF)
  • Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF (NYSE Arca|FNDF)
  • Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF (NYSE Arca|FNDC)
  • Schwab Fundamental Emerging Markets Large Company Index ETF (NYSE Arca|FNDE)
  • SPDR S&P International Dividend (NYSE Arca|DWX)
  • Vanguard MSCI EAFE (NYSE Arca|VEA)
  • Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets (NYSE Arca|VWO)
  • Vanguard Total International Stock (NYSE Arca|VXUS)
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US (NYSE Arca|VEU)
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap (NYSE Arca|VSS)
  • WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Inc (NYSE Arca|DEM)
  • WisdomTree Emerging Mkts SmallCap Div (NYSE Arca|DGS)

Regional ex-US ETFs[edit]

  • iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Jpn Idx (NASDAQ|AAXJ)
  • iShares MSCI EMU Index (NYSE Arca|EZU)
  • iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan (NYSE Arca|EPP)
  • iShares S&P Europe 350 Index (NYSE Arca|IEV)
  • iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index (NYSE Arca|ILF)
  • SPDR EURO STOXX 50 (NYSE Arca|FEZ)
  • Vanguard MSCI Europe (NYSE Arca|VGK)
  • Vanguard MSCI Pacific (NYSE Arca|VPL)
  • WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|HEDJ)
  • WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend (NYSE Arca|DFE)
  • Global X FTSE Andean 40 ETF (NYSE Arca|AND)
  • Global X FTSE Nordic Region ETF (NYSE Arca|GXF)

Country ETFs[edit]

Developed ex-US markets
  • iShares MSCI Australia Index (NYSE Arca|EWA)
  • iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSE Arca|EWC)
  • iShares MSCI German Index (NYSE Arca|EWG)
  • iShares MSCI Israel ETF (NYSE Arca|EIS)
  • iShares MSCI Italy Capped (NYSE Arca|EWI)
  • iShares MSCI Japan Index (NYSE Arca|EWJ)
  • iShares MSCI Sweden Index (NYSE Arca|EWD)
  • iShares MSCI Switzerland Capped (NYSE Arca|EWL)
  • iShares MSCI Spain Capped (NYSE Arca|EWP)
  • iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE Arca|EWU)
  • WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity (NYSE Arca|DXJ)
  • Global X FTSE Norway 30 ETF (NYSE Arca|NORW)
Emerging markets
  • iShares MSCI Brazil Index (NYSE Arca|EWZ)
  • iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (NYSE Arca|FXI)
  • iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index (NYSE Arca|EWH)
  • iShares MSCI Mexico Index (NYSE Arca|EWW)
  • iShares MSCI Philippines Index (NYSE Arca|EPHE)
  • Market Vectors Russia ETF (NYSE Arca|RSX)
  • iShares MSCI Singapore Index (NYSE Arca|EWS)
  • iShares MSCI Malaysia Index (NYSE Arca|EWM)
  • iShares MSCI South Korea Index (NYSE Arca|EWY)
  • iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (NYSE Arca|EWT)
  • WisdomTree India Earnings ETF (NYSE Arca|EPI)
  • Global X FTSE Argentina 20 ETF (NYSE Arca|ARGT)
  • Global X Brazil Financials ETF (NYSE Arca|BRAF)
  • Global X Brazil Consumer ETF (NYSE Arca|BRAQ)
  • Global X Brazil Mid Cap ETF (NYSE Arca|BRAZ)
  • Global X FTSE Colombia 20 ETF (NYSE Arca|GXG)

Sector ETFs[edit]

Sector ETFs may track sector-based indexes or simply correspond to a basket of companies thought to be representative of a specific market sector.

US domestic sectors[edit]

Consumer discretionary
  • Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLY)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Consumer Services (NYSE Arca|IYC)
  • iShares US Home Construction (NYSE Arca|ITB)
  • SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (NYSE Arca|XHB)
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary (NYSE Arca|VCR)
Consumer staples
  • Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLP)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Consumer Goods (NYSE Arca|IYK)
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples (NYSE Arca|VDC)
Energy
  • ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (NYSE Arca|AMLP)
  • Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLE)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Energy (NYSE Arca|IYE)
  • iShares North American Natural Resources (NYSE Arca|IGE)
  • Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (NYSE Arca|OIH)
  • SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Prod ETF (NYSE Arca|XOP)
  • Vanguard Energy (NYSE Arca|VDE)
  • Clean Edge Green Energy (NASDAQ|QCLN)
Financials
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLF)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Financial (NYSE Arca|IYF)
  • SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSE Arca|KBE)
  • SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSE Arca|KRE)
  • Vanguard Financials (NYSE Arca|VFH)
Health care
  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (NYSE Arca|FXH)
  • First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech Index (NYSE Arca|FBT)
  • Health Care Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLV)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Health Care (NYSE Arca|IYH)
  • iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology (NASDAQ|IBB)
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals (NYSE Arca|PJP)
  • SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE Arca|XBI)
  • Vanguard Health Care (NYSE Arca|VHT)
Industrials
  • Industrial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLI)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Industrial (NYSE Arca|IYJ)
  • Vanguard Industrials (NYSE Arca|VIS)
Materials
  • Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLB)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Materials (NYSE Arca|IYM)
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE Arca|GDX)
  • Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSE Arca|GDXJ)
  • Vanguard Materials (NYSE Arca|VAW)
Information technology
  • First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index (NYSE Arca|FDN)
  • Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLK)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Technology (NYSE Arca|IYW)
  • iShares North American Tech-Software (NYSE Arca|IGV)
  • Vanguard Information Technology (NYSE Arca|VGT)
Telecommunication
  • iShares Dow Jones US Telecommunications (NYSE Arca|IYZ)
  • Vanguard Telecommunication Services (NYSE Arca|VOX)
Utilities
  • Utilities Select Sector SPDR (NYSE Arca|XLU)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Utilities (NYSE Arca|IDU)
  • Vanguard Utilities (NYSE Arca|VPU)

Global sectors[edit]

Consumer discretionary
  • SPDR S&P International Consumer Discretionary (NYSE Arca|IPD)
  • iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary (NYSE Arca|RXI)
Consumer staples
  • SPDR S&P International Consumer Staples (NYSE Arca|IPS)
  • iShares S&P Global Consumer Staples (NYSE Arca|KXI)
Energy
  • SPDR S&P International Energy (NYSE Arca|IPW)
  • iShares S&P Global Energy (NYSE Arca|IXC)
Financials
  • SPDR S&P International Financial (NYSE Arca|IPF)
  • iShares S&P Global Financial (NYSE Arca|IXG)
Health care
  • SPDR S&P International Health Care (NYSE Arca|IRY)
  • iShares S&P Global Healthcare (NYSE Arca|IXJ)
Industrials
  • SPDR S&P International Industrial (NYSE Arca|IPN)
  • iShares S&P Global Industrials NYSE Arca|EXI)
Materials
  • FlexShares Mstar Gbl Upstrm Nat Res ETF (NYSE Arca|GUNR)
  • SPDR S&P International Materials (NYSE Arca|IRV)
  • iShares S7P Global Materials (NYSE Arca|MXI)
Information technology
  • SPDR S&P International Technology (NYSE Arca|IPK)
  • iShares S&P Global Technology (NYSE Arca|IXN)
Telecommunication
  • SPDR S&P International Telecommunications (NYSE Arca|IST)
  • iShares S&P Global Telecommunications (NYSE Arca|IXP)
Utilities
  • SPDR S&P International Utilities (NYSE Arca|IPU)
  • iShares S&P Global Utilities (NYSE Arca|JXI)

Bond ETFs[edit]

  • AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF (NYSE Arca|HYLD)
  • FlexShares iBoxx 3Yr Target Dur TIPS ETF (NYSE Arca|TDTT)
  • iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond (NYSE Arca|CSJ)
  • iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond (NYSE Arca|IEI)
  • iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond (NYSE Arca|AGG)
  • iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond (NYSE Arca|SHY)
  • iShares Barclays TIPS Bond (NYSE Arca|TIP)
  • iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corp Bond (NYSE Arca|HYG)
  • iShares iBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bond (NYSE Arca|LQD)
  • iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury (NYSE Arca|IEF)
  • iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treas Bond (NYSE Arca|TLT)
  • iShares Floating Rate Bond (NYSE Arca|FLOT)
  • iShares Intermediate Credit Bd (NYSE Arca|CIU)
  • iShares Intm Government/Credit Bond (NYSE Arca|GVI)
  • iShares JPMorgan USD Emerg Markets Bond (NYSE Arca|EMB)
  • iShares MBS (NYSE Arca|MBB)
  • iShares National AMT-Free Muni Bond (NYSE Arca|MUB)
  • iShares Short Treasury Bond (NYSE Arca|SHV)
  • Market Vectors High-Yield Muni ETF (NYSE Arca|HYD)
  • PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yld Corp Bd Idx ETF (NYSE Arca|HYS)
  • PIMCO 1-5 Year US TIPS Index ETF (NYSE Arca|STPZ)
  • PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity ETF (NYSE Arca|MINT)
  • PIMCO Total Return ETF (NYSE Arca|BOND)
  • PowerShares Emerging Mkts Sovereign Debt (NYSE Arca|PCY)
  • PowerShares Senior Loan Port (NYSE Arca|BKLN)
  • Schwab US Aggregate Bond (NYSE Arca|SCHZ)
  • Schwab US TIPS (NYSE Arca|SCHP)
  • Schwab Short-Term US Treasury (NYSE Arca|SCHO)
  • Schwab Intermediate-Term US Treasury (NYSE Arca|SCHR)
  • SPDR BarCap ST High Yield Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|JNK)
  • SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill (NYSE Arca|BIL)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Convertible Secs (NASDAQ|CWB)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|JNK)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corp Bd (NYSE Arca|SCPB)
  • SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bd (NYSE Arca|BWX)
  • SPDR Barclays Short Term Hi Yld Bd ETF (NYSE Arca|SJNK)
  • SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Muni Bond (NYSE Arca|TFI)
  • SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital S/T Muni Bd (NYSE Arca|SHM)
  • Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (NYSE Arca|EDV)
  • Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond (NYSE Arca|BIV)
  • Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond (NYSE Arca|VCIT)
  • Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond (NYSE Arca|VGIT)
  • Vanguard Long-Term Bond (NYSE Arca|BLV)
  • Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond (NYSE Arca|VCLT)
  • Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond (NYSE Arca|VGLT)
  • Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities (NYSE Arca|VMBS)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond (NYSE Arca|BSV)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond (NYSE Arca|VCSH)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond (NYSE Arca|VGSH)
  • Vanguard Shrt-Term Infl-Prot Sec Idx ETF (NASDAQ|VTIP)
  • Vanguard Total Bond Market (NYSE Arca|BND)
  • Vanguard Total Intl Bd Idx ETF (NASDAQ|BNDX)

Commodity ETFs[edit]

Commodity ETFs, also known as exchange-traded commodities (ETCs), track a commodity index or a specific commodity. This is often via commodity futures. These fall into four general categories, agricultural, which includes livestock and "softs"; energy resources; industrial materials; and precious metals. The most popular precious metals ETFs hold physical stocks of the metal rather than futures.

Broad basket[edit]

  • ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity Index ETN (NYSE Arca|RJI)
  • iPath Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Idx TR ETN (NYSE Arca|DJP)
  • iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (NYSE Arca|GSG)
  • PowerShares DB Commodity Idx Trking Fund (NYSE Arca|DBC)

Agricultural ETFs[edit]

  • ELEMENTS Rogers Agriculture ETN (NYSE Arca|RJA)
  • iPath Dow Jones-UBS Agriculture ETN (NYSE Arca|JJA)
  • PowerShares DB Agriculture (NYSE Arca|DBA)

Energy commodity ETFs[edit]

  • ELEMENTS Rogers Engergy ETN (NYSE Arca|RJN)
  • iPath Dow Jones-UBS Crude Oil ETN (NYSE Arca|OIL)
  • iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas ETN (NYSE Arca|GAZ)
  • United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSE Arca|UNG)
  • United States Oil Fund (NYSE Arca|USO)

Industrial commodity ETFs[edit]

  • ELEMENTS Rogers Metal ETN (NYSE Arca|RJZ)
  • iPath Dow Jones-UBS Industrial Metals ETN (NYSE Arca|JJM)
    • iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper ETN (NYSE Arca|JJC)
  • PowerShares DB Base Metals (NYSE Arca|DBB)

Precious metals ETFs[edit]

Gold
  • ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSE Arca|SGOL)
  • iShares Gold Trust (NYSE Arca|IAU)
  • SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE Arca|GLD)
Silver
  • ETFS Physical Silver Shares (NYSE Arca|SIVR)
  • iShares Silver Trust (NYSE Arca|SLV)
Others
  • ETFS Physical Palladium Shares (NYSE Arca|PALL)
  • ETFS Physical Platinum Shares (NYSE Arca|PPLT)

Real estate ETFs[edit]

  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors (NYSE Arca|ICF)
  • iShares Dow Jones Asia Real Estate (NYSE Arca|IFAS)
  • iShares Dow Jones Europe Real Estate (NYSE Arca|IFEU)
  • iShares Dow Jones North America Real Estate (NYSE Arca|IFNA)
  • iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate (NYSE Arca|IYR)
  • iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped (NYSE Arca|REM)
  • Schwab US REIT (NYSE Arca|SCHH)
  • SPDR Dow Jones Global Real Estate (NYSE Arca|RWO)
  • SPDR Dow Jones Intl Real Estate (NYSE Arca|RWX)
  • SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (NYSE Arca|RWR)
  • Wilshire US REIT ETF (NYSE Arca|WREI)
  • Vanguard REIT (NYSE Arca|VNQ)
  • Vanguard Global ex-US Real Estate (NYSE Arca|VNQI)

Leveraged & short ETFs[edit]

Typically ETFs track an index. Using a combination of options, futures, and swaps some firms have designed ETFs capable of tracking approximately −1x, 2x, −2x, 3x and −3x the daily returns of an index. 3x and −3x ETFs were first released on November 8, 2008 by Direxion Funds. These funds are structured in a sophisticated way, and due to their extreme volatility they may not be appropriate vehicles for the casual investor.[5] (Note that obtaining 2x the daily returns for one year does not imply that one will receive double the annual returns of an index).[citation needed] On August 18, 2009 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a warning to investors that leveraged exchange-traded funds could lead to big losses even if the market index or benchmark they track shows a gain.[6]

Short ETFs[edit]

Short ETFs enable investors to profit from declines in an underlying index without directly selling short any securities. Investors who think an index will decline purchase shares of the short ETF that tracks the index, and the shares increase or decrease in value inversely with the index, that is to say that if the value of the underlying index goes down, then the value of the short ETF shares goes up, and vice versa. Some popular short ETFs include:

AdvisorShares

ProShares

  • ProShares Short Dow 30 (NYSE Arca|DOG)
  • ProShares Short S&P 500 (NYSE Arca|SH)
  • ProShares Short S&P MidCap 400 (NYSE Arca|MYY)
  • ProShares Short S&P SmallCap 600 (NYSE Arca|SBB)
  • ProShares Short Nasdaq 100 (NYSE Arca|PSQ)
  • ProShares Short Russell 2000 (NYSE Arca|RWM)
  • ProShares Short MSCI EAFE (NYSE Arca|EFZ)

Leveraged ETFs[edit]

The following ETFs are good examples of Leveraged ETFs:

  • Direxion Daily Mid Cap Bull 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|MIDU) - tracks 3x the S&P MidCap 400 Index
  • Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 2x ETF (NYSE Arca|SPUU) - tracks 2x the S&P 500 Index
  • Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|SPXL) - tracks 3x the S&P 500 Index
  • Direxion Energy Bull 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|ERX)
  • Direxion Financials Bull 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|FAS) - tracks XLF or RIFIN
  • Direxion Large Cap Bull 3x (NYSE Arca|BGU) tracks 3x the Russell 1000 Index
  • Direxion Small Cap Bull 3x (NYSE Arca|TNA) tracks 3x the Russell 2000 Index
  • ProShares Ultra Dow 30 (NYSE Arca|DDM) tracks 2x the Dow Jones Industrial Average
  • ProShares Ultra NASDAQ-100 (NYSE Arca|QLD) tracks 2x the NASDAQ-100 Index
  • ProShares Ultra Russell 2000 (NYSE Arca|UWM) tracks 2x the Russell 2000 Index
  • ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (NYSE Arca|SSO) tracks 2x the S&P 500 Index
  • ProShares S&P 500 3x (NYSE Arca|UPRO) tracks 3x the S&P 500 Index

Leveraged short ETFs[edit]

The following funds are both short and leveraged:

  • UltraShort S&P 500 ProShares (NYSE Arca|SDS)
  • ProShares S&P 500 Direxionshares Bear 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|SPXU)
  • Direxion Russell 2000 Direxionshares Bear 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|TZA)
  • UltraShort NASDAQ-100 ProShares 2X (NYSE Arca|QID)
  • UltraShort Financials ProShares (NYSE Arca|SKF)
  • UltraShort Russell 2000 ProShares (NYSE Arca|TWM)
  • UltraShort Dow 30 ProShares (NYSE Arca|DXD)
  • UltraShort Real Estate ProShares (NYSE Arca|SRS)
  • UltraShort MidCap 400 ProShares (NYSE Arca|MZZ)
  • UltraShort Oil & Gas ProShares (NYSE Arca|DUG)
  • Direxion Large Cap Bear 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|BGZ)
  • Direxion Energy Bear 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|ERY)
  • Direxion Financials Bear 3x ETF (NYSE Arca|FAZ) - tracks the inverse of XLF or RIFIN

Asset allocation[edit]

ETFs can be asset allocation funds, which include different asset classes rather than just one. They are usually, but not exclusively, implemented using a fund-of-funds structure. The most common ones use fixed strategies, which can be described with terms like "aggressive" or "conservative", denoting more in stocks and more in bonds, respectively. Other ones may have a target-date strategy where the allocation changes over time.

An example of such an ETF is the Russell Investments OneFund (NYSE Arca|ONEF), which is composed of nine ETFs (Vanguard and iShares ETFs). Another is the AdvisorShares Cambria Global Tactical ETF (NYSE Arca|GTAA). A lineup of Target Date ETFs is offered by iShares (e.g., iShares S&P Target Date 2040 Index Fund; NYSE Arca|TZV).

Active ETFs[edit]

There are currently 91 US-based ETFs that are not index-based but rather actively managed.

AdvisorShares[7]

  • AdvisorShares WCM/BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF (NYSE Arca|AADR)
  • AdvisorShares Accuvest Global Opportunities ETF (NYSE Arca|ACCU)
  • AdvisorShares Accuvest Global Long Short ETF (NYSE Arca|AGLS)
  • AdvisorShares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF (NYSE Arca|DBIZ)
  • AdvisorShares EquityPro ETF (NYSE Arca|EPRO)
  • AdvisorShares Madrona Global Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|FWDB)
  • AdvisorShares Madrona Domestic ETF (NYSE Arca|FWDD)
  • AdvisorShares Madrona International ETF (NYSE Arca|FWDI)
  • AdvisorShares Gartman Gold/Euro ETF (NYSE Arca|GEUR)
  • AdvisorShares Gartman Gold/British Pound ETF (NYSE Arca|GGBP)
  • AdvisorShares Global Echo ETF (NYSE Arca|GIVE)
  • AdvisorShares International Gold ETF (NYSE Arca|GLDE)
  • AdvisorShares Gartman Gold/Yen ETF (NYSE Arca|GYEN)
  • AdvisorShares Cambria Global Tactical ETF (NYSE Arca|GTAA)
  • AdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF (NYSE Arca|HDGE)
  • AdvisorShares Athena International Bear ETF (NYSE Arca|HDGI)
  • AdvisorShares Sage Core Reserves ETF (NYSE Arca|HOLD)
  • AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF (NYSE Arca|HYLD)
  • AdvisorShares Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF (NYSE Arca|MATH)
  • AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF (NYSE Arca|MINC)
  • AdvisorShares QAM Equity Hedge ETF (NYSE Arca|QEH)
  • AdvisorShares TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (NYSE Arca|TTFS)
  • AdvisorShares STAR Global Buy-Write ETF (NYSE Arca|VEGA)
  • AdvisorShares YieldPro ETF (NYSE Arca|YPRO)

ALPS[8]

  • Riverfront Strategic Income Fund (NYSE Arca|RIGS)

ARK Invest Disruptive Innovation ETFs[9]

  • ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector ETF (NYSE Arca|ARKG)
  • ARK Industrial Innovation ETF (NYSE Arca|ARKQ)
  • ARK Web x.0 ETF (NYSE Arca|ARKW)
  • ARK Innovation ETF (NYSE Arca|ARKK)

Cambria[10]

  • Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF (NYSE Arca|SYLD)

ValueShares[11]

  • ValueShares U.S. Quantitative Value ETF
  • ValueShares International Quantitative Value ETF

MomentumShares[12]

  • MomentumShares U.S. Quantitative Momentum ETF
  • MomentumShares International Quantitative Momentum ETF

Columbia Management Group[13]

  • Columbia Intermediate Municipal Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|GMMB)
  • Columbia Core Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|GMTB)
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (NYSE Arca|GVT)
  • Columbia Large Cap Growth ETF (NYSE Arca|RPX)
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF (NYSE Arca|RWG)

First Trust[14]

  • First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE Arca|EMLP)
  • First Trust Managed Municipal ETF (NYSE Arca|FMB)
  • First Trust Morningstar Managed Futures Strategy Fund (NYSE Arca|FMF)
  • First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF (NYSE Arca|FPE)
  • First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund (NYSE Arca|FTGS)
  • First Trust High Income ETF (NYSE Arca|FTHI)
  • First Trust Low Beta Income ETF (NYSE Arca|FTLB)
  • First Trust Senior Loan ETF (NYSE Arca|FTSL)
  • First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF (NYSE Arca|HYLS)

Flexshares[15]

  • Flexshares Ready Access Variable Income Fund (NYSE Arca|RAVI)

Franklin Templeton Investments[16]

  • Franklin Short Duration US Government ETF (NYSE Arca|FTSD)

Guggenheim[17]

  • Guggenheim Enhanced Short Duration Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|GSY)

Huntington[18]

  • Huntington EcoLogical Strategy ETF (NYSE Arca|HECO)
  • Huntington U.S. Equity Rotation Strategy ETF (NYSE Arca|HUSE)

iShares[19]

  • iShares Liquidity Income ETF (NYSE Arca|ICSH)
  • iShares Enhanced International Large-Cap ETF (NYSE Arca|IEIL)
  • iShares Enhanced International Small-Cap ETF (NYSE Arca|IEIS)
  • iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap ETF (NYSE Arca|IELG)
  • iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ETF (NYSE Arca|IESM)
  • iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|NEAR)

PIMCO ETFs[20]

  • PIMCO Build America Bond Strategy (NYSE Arca|BABZ)
  • PIMCO Total Return ETF (NYSE Arca|BOND)
  • PIMCO Diversified Income ETF (NYSE Arca|DI)
  • PIMCO Foreign Currency Strategy ETF (NYSE Arca|FORX)
  • PIMCO Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Strategy (NYSE Arca|ILB)
  • PIMCO Low Duration ETF (NYSE Arca|LDUR)
  • PIMCO Enhanced Short Duration ETF (NYSE Arca|MINT)
  • PIMCO Intermediate Muni Bond Strategy ETF (NYSE Arca|MUNI)
  • PIMCO Short Term Muni Bond Strategy ETF (NYSE Arca|SMMU)

Invesco PowerShares[21]

  • PowerShares China-A Share Portfolio (NYSE Arca|CHNA)
  • PowerShares Multi-Strategy Alternative Portfolio (NYSE Arca|LALT)
  • S&P 500 Downside Hedged Portfolio (NYSE Arca|PHDG)
  • Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ETF (NYSE Arca|PSR)

Russell Investments[22]

  • Russell Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|ONEF)

State Street SPDR[23]

  • SPDR SSgA Global Allocation (NYSE Arca|GAL)
  • SPDR SSgA Income Allocation (NYSE Arca|INKM)
  • SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return (NYSE Arca|RLY)
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Core Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|SYE)
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|SYG)
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF (NYSE Arca|SYV)
  • SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF (NYSE Arca|SRLN)
  • SPDR SSgA Ultra Short Term Bond ETF (NYSE Arca|ULST)

WisdomTree Investments[24]

  • WisdomTree Asia Local Debt (NYSE Arca|ALD)
  • WisdomTree Australia & New Zealand Debt Fund (NYSE Arca|AUNZ)
  • WisdomTree Dreyfus Brazilian Real Fund (NYSE Arca|BZF)
  • WisdomTree Commodity Currency (NYSE Arca|CCX)
  • WisdomTree Dreyfus Emerging Currency (NYSE Arca|CEW)
  • WisdomTree Strategic Corporate Bond Fund (NYSE Arca|CRDT)
  • WisdomTree Dreyfus Chinese Yuan (NYSE Arca|CYB)
  • WisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debts Fund (NYSE Arca|ELD)
  • WisdomTree Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (NYSE Arca|EMCB)
  • WisdomTree Euro Debt Fund (NYSE Arca|EU)
  • WisdomTree Dreyfus Indian Rupee (NYSE Arca|ICB)
  • WisdomTree Global Real Return (NYSE Arca|RRF)
  • WisdomTree Bloomberg U.S. Dollar Bullish Fund (NYSE Arca|USDU)
  • WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (NYSE Arca|WDTI)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Number of Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) worldwide from 2003 to 2015
  2. ^ Development of assets of global Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) from 2003 to 2015 (in billion U.S. dollars)
  3. ^ "Largest ETFs: Top 100 ETFs By Assets". ETFdb.com.
  4. ^ "SPDR S&P 500 (SPY)". Yahoo! Finance.
  5. ^ Yates, Tristan (2007-05-17). "The Case Against Leveraged ETFs". Seeking Alpha. Retrieved 2019-01-16.
  6. ^ "SEC warns investors on leveraged ETF holdings". Reuters. 2009-08-18. Retrieved 2019-01-16.
  7. ^ "AdvisorShares Funds".
  8. ^ "ALPS Funds".
  9. ^ "ARK Invest Innovation Funds".
  10. ^ "Cambria Funds".
  11. ^ "ValueShares".
  12. ^ "MomentumShares".
  13. ^ "Columbia Management".
  14. ^ "First Trust".
  15. ^ "FlexShares".
  16. ^ "Franklin Templeton ETFs".
  17. ^ "Guggenheim Investments ETFs".
  18. ^ "Huntington Strategy Shares".
  19. ^ "iShares".
  20. ^ "PIMCO ETFs".
  21. ^ "PowerShares Exchange-Traded Funds".
  22. ^ "Russell Equity ETF". Archived from the original on 2013-12-20.
  23. ^ "SPDR Exchange Traded Funds".
  24. ^ "WisdomTree ETFs".

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