July 02, 2012 at 08:00 AM EDT
5 Of The Best ETF Performers Of The First Half (Plus The 5 Worst)
The first half of 2012 is now in the books, dropping the curtain on a back-and-forth six months for many investors. Though the sentiment recently has been generally negative, the first half will close with positive year-to-date returns for many broad-based equity and bond ETFs–the result of a furious rally during the first two months of the year. As the markets have frothed back and forth during the last six months, a number of asset classes have floated to the top. On the flip side of the coin, there have already been a number of big losers so far in 2012 as well. Below, we highlight the biggest movers from the first half of the year in the ETF universe–in both directions [for more ETF insights, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. Best ETF Performers The best ETF performers, excluding leveraged and inverse funds, represent relatively narrow sectors of [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Ten Worst ETF Performers Of 2011 ETFs For The “Next 11″ Economies Contrarian ETF Ideas: Investing In The ETF Dogs Of 2011 Volatility ETPs: Where Are The Critics Now? Six ETFs Up 45% Or More During The Recent Crisis
The first half of 2012 is now in the books, dropping the curtain on a back-and-forth six months for many investors. Though the sentiment recently has been generally negative, the first half will close with positive year-to-date returns for many broad-based equity and bond ETFs–the result of a furious rally during the first two months of the year. As the markets have frothed back and forth during the last six months, a number of asset classes have floated to the top. On the flip side of the coin, there have already been a number of big losers so far in 2012 as well. Below, we highlight the biggest movers from the first half of the year in the ETF universe–in both directions [for more ETF insights, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. Best ETF Performers The best ETF performers, excluding leveraged and inverse funds, represent relatively narrow sectors of [...]

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