03.07.2014 - The 10 Best-Performing ETFs of 2014 - So Far
A great way to see which themes have worked in the market so far this year -- and which haven't -- is to look at the top 10 performing exchange traded funds. ETF's by definition are baskets of different assets -- such as stocks, commodities or bonds -- and trade close to their net asset value. Because of this -- and the fact that most ETFs track an index -- ETFs are less influenced by short-term noise, and more likely to reflect larger underlying fundamental factors. Bets on volatility, natural gas and Russia have not worked well this year, based on the returns of the major ETF's that cover those themes. But on the winning side are themes based on coffee, India and precious metals...............................................Full Article: Source
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