December 21, 2011 at 07:00 AM EST
Checking In: Top 5 Equity ETFs Of 2010
This past year has shaped out to be nothing short of a roller coaster ride for investors. Confidence in the global economic recovery was rattled after disaster struck in Japan; waves of uncertainty spread across financial markets as the economic superpower coped with one of the worst earthquakes in its history. On the home front, investors struggled to regain confidence in the economic recovery after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the United State’s credit quality, adding to the cloud of uncertainty looming over financial markets. With no time to catch a break, the bad news seemed to pour out all at once; resurfacing European debt woes paved the way for volatile trading as lawmakers continue to struggle to ensure stability in the financially fragile currency bloc [see Three Long/Short Ideas For Euro Zone Debt Drama]. Profits from 2010 have slowly evaporated from many asset classes given the uncertain economic backdrop, which [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Top Ten Equity ETFs Of 2010 August ETF Stats: Keeping The Winning Streak Alive (Just Barely) Best ETF Performers Of 2010: Winners For Every ETFdb Category Hedge Funds Are Buying Up Gold ETFs, Should You? GDX vs. GDXJ: A Better Way To Play Gold?
This past year has shaped out to be nothing short of a roller coaster ride for investors. Confidence in the global economic recovery was rattled after disaster struck in Japan; waves of uncertainty spread across financial markets as the economic superpower coped with one of the worst earthquakes in its history. On the home front, investors struggled to regain confidence in the economic recovery after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the United State’s credit quality, adding to the cloud of uncertainty looming over financial markets. With no time to catch a break, the bad news seemed to pour out all at once; resurfacing European debt woes paved the way for volatile trading as lawmakers continue to struggle to ensure stability in the financially fragile currency bloc [see Three Long/Short Ideas For Euro Zone Debt Drama]. Profits from 2010 have slowly evaporated from many asset classes given the uncertain economic backdrop, which [...]

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