December 22, 2012 at 10:00 AM EST
5 ETFs That Gave Unexpected Gifts In 2012
Despite the recent worries about the fiscal cliff and the outcome of the Presidential election, 2012 has been a generally strong year for the U.S. markets. Most broad indexes have surged and produced returns in the double digits over the last year. While many of the best performers–such as technology or biotech stocks–are not that surprising given their growth-oriented nature, there have been quite a few “interesting” winners in 2012. Generally perceived as very risky, these market segments–along with their respective exchange-traded funds that track them–have done quite well for investors in the uncertain economic environment. Past performance is no guarantee of future results; however, it is important to see where you’ve been in order to see where you’re going [sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. Here we present the five ETFs with surprisingly strong 2012 performances: EGShares India Consumer ETF As the I in BRIC, India continues to [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: 5 ETF Superstars of 2012 Early ETF Stars Of 2012 2011: A Year Of ETF Firsts 13 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas For 2013 Ultimate Guide To Africa ETFs
Despite the recent worries about the fiscal cliff and the outcome of the Presidential election, 2012 has been a generally strong year for the U.S. markets. Most broad indexes have surged and produced returns in the double digits over the last year. While many of the best performers–such as technology or biotech stocks–are not that surprising given their growth-oriented nature, there have been quite a few “interesting” winners in 2012. Generally perceived as very risky, these market segments–along with their respective exchange-traded funds that track them–have done quite well for investors in the uncertain economic environment. Past performance is no guarantee of future results; however, it is important to see where you’ve been in order to see where you’re going [sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. Here we present the five ETFs with surprisingly strong 2012 performances: EGShares India Consumer ETF As the I in BRIC, India continues to [...]

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