December 26, 2012 at 09:00 AM EST
10 Best-Performing ETFs In 2012
This year has proven to be a rather successful yet volatile year on Wall Street; equities managed to come out on top after tumultuous rounds of eurozone debt drama, fiscal cliff talks and spotty economic data. Despite the bumps in the road, many investors were rewarded quite handsomely, as certain corners of the market exhibited stellar performances. From the once feared real estate market to investments in Poland, we outline the top 10 best performing ETFs in 2012 (Year-to-date returns as of 12/20/2012) [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]: 1. Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (ITB), Up 80% Although the housing market has still not fully recovered from its abysmal fall in 2008, this year has been rather promising for the industry. iShares’ popular ITB is linked to an index that holds roughly 28 homebuilding companies, and year-to-date the fund has surged over 80%. 2. [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Best And Worst Country ETFs Of 2012 5 Equity ETFs In Steady Uptrends 5 Of The Best ETF Performers Of The First Half (Plus The 5 Worst) 2011: A Year Of ETF Firsts Best And Worst Sector ETFs Of 2012
This year has proven to be a rather successful yet volatile year on Wall Street; equities managed to come out on top after tumultuous rounds of eurozone debt drama, fiscal cliff talks and spotty economic data. Despite the bumps in the road, many investors were rewarded quite handsomely, as certain corners of the market exhibited stellar performances. From the once feared real estate market to investments in Poland, we outline the top 10 best performing ETFs in 2012 (Year-to-date returns as of 12/20/2012) [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]: 1. Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (ITB), Up 80% Although the housing market has still not fully recovered from its abysmal fall in 2008, this year has been rather promising for the industry. iShares’ popular ITB is linked to an index that holds roughly 28 homebuilding companies, and year-to-date the fund has surged over 80%. 2. [...]

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