April 01, 2013 at 09:00 AM EDT
6 ETFs Up More Than 20% In Q1
Bullish momentum has been an undeniable force on Wall Street since the start of 2013, despite several minor pullbacks. And though Q1 endured two major political episodes–the fiscal cliff and the sequester–investors seemingly shrugged off Washington’s drama and instead focused on the overwhelmingly encouraging domestic economic data. Closing out the quarter on a high note, the Dow Jones Industrial Average logged in its best quarter in 15 years and the S&P 500 broke a six-year high to mark a new all-time record [see also How to Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. While nearly every corner of the equities market has performed relatively well, there have been some superb individual standouts that have really outperformed major indexes. In Q1, six funds managed to clock in gains of over 20%; beating out SPY‘s 10.01% year-to-date return. Q1′s Top Performers The chart below highlights the six best performing ETFs of Q1, highlighting performances, volatility and dividend yield. Note [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: 3 ETFs Flying Under The Radar So Far In 2013 Checking In On Best And Worst Performers From 2011 10 Equity ETFs That Surged In 2011 (And Might Do The Same In 2012) Consider Consumer Staples 3 Things You Need To Know When Picking A Country ETF
Bullish momentum has been an undeniable force on Wall Street since the start of 2013, despite several minor pullbacks. And though Q1 endured two major political episodes–the fiscal cliff and the sequester–investors seemingly shrugged off Washington’s drama and instead focused on the overwhelmingly encouraging domestic economic data. Closing out the quarter on a high note, the Dow Jones Industrial Average logged in its best quarter in 15 years and the S&P 500 broke a six-year high to mark a new all-time record [see also How to Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. While nearly every corner of the equities market has performed relatively well, there have been some superb individual standouts that have really outperformed major indexes. In Q1, six funds managed to clock in gains of over 20%; beating out SPY‘s 10.01% year-to-date return. Q1′s Top Performers The chart below highlights the six best performing ETFs of Q1, highlighting performances, volatility and dividend yield. Note [...]

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