Oil ETF Overview

Investing in oil ETFs can be a complex endeavor. For most investors, even large traders, taking delivery of oil and storing it is simply impractical or impossible to do. Thus, oil ETFs have become a popular instrument with which to access the oil market. In today's market, investors can find ETFs that track the daily price of oil and that aim to mitigate the effects of contango and backwardation, as well as ETFs exposed to companies in the oil sector.

This channel is designed to help you understand oil ETFs, how they are built, how they behave, their objectives, their risks and their rewards.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

UBRTAxelaTrader 3x Long Brent Crude Oil ETN12.21%
GUSHDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares8.27%
USOUUnited States 3x Oil Fund6.11%
UWTVelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN6.01%
WTIUUBS ETRACS - ProShares Daily 3x Long Crude ETN5.85%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DWTVelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN-9.48%
OILDProShares UltraPro 3x Short Crude Oil ETF-9.44%
WTIDUBS ETRACS - ProShares Daily 3x Inverse Crude ETN-9.25%
DRIPDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares-9.25%
USODUnited States 3x Short Oil Fund-9.20%

AUM WINNERS

DRIPDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares72.99%
OILKProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil Strategy ETF28.35%
DBOPowerShares DB Oil Fund21.51%
PXJPowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio19.23%
DWTVelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN19.07%

AUM LOSERS

OILUProShares UltraPro 3x Crude Oil ETF-42.47%
UWTVelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN-22.92%
XOPSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF-16.96%
GUSHDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares-13.51%
USLUnited States 12 Month Oil Fund LP-11.27%

ETF Results:

19 ETFs
As of 10/19/2017
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETFState Street Global Advisors0.35%$3.71B0.02%Equity: U.S. Banks
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETFState Street Global Advisors0.35%$3.62B0.02%Equity: U.S. Banks
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock0.30%$3.55B0.02%Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate High Yield Short-Term
VISVanguard Industrials ETFVanguard0.10%$3.45B0.04%Equity: U.S. Industrials
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETFProShares0.35%$3.39B0.03%Equity: U.S. - Large Cap
FNDXSchwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETFCharles Schwab0.25%$3.32B0.05%Equity: U.S. - Large Cap
EFGiShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETFBlackRock0.40%$3.31B0.09%Equity: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Total Market Growth
MGKVanguard Mega Cap Growth ETFVanguard0.07%$3.26B0.03%Equity: U.S. - Large Cap Growth
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETFBlackRock0.34%$3.24B0.04%Equity: U.S. Real Estate
IEViShares Europe ETFBlackRock0.60%$3.23B0.02%Equity: Developed Europe - Large Cap
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe ETFBlackRock0.10%$3.23B0.04%Equity: Developed Europe - Total Market
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETFBlackRock0.49%$3.22B0.02%Equity: Developed Asia-Pacific Ex-Japan - Total Market
EWCiShares MSCI Canada ETFBlackRock0.48%$3.16B0.04%Equity: Canada - Total Market
FNDFSchwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETFCharles Schwab0.25%$3.15B0.07%Equity: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Large Cap
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility PortfolioInvesco PowerShares0.30%$3.04B0.03%Equity: U.S. - Large Cap
DONWisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend FundWisdomTree0.38%$2.97B0.06%Equity: U.S. - Mid Cap
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETFFirst Trust0.85%$2.96B0.05%Fixed Income: Global - Corporate
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETFBlackRock0.25%$2.89B0.02%Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade Short-Term
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETFState Street Global Advisors0.25%$2.85B0.05%Equity: U.S. Real Estate
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETF5.62%4.04%33.68%15.72%1.01%10/19/2017
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF5.82%3.58%33.63%17.20%5.67%10/19/2017
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF0.53%1.05%6.63%--   --   10/19/2017
VISVanguard Industrials ETF3.52%4.74%27.41%16.73%8.13%10/19/2017
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF3.12%5.39%18.30%--   --   10/19/2017
FNDXSchwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETF2.39%4.39%18.69%--   --   10/19/2017
EFGiShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETF1.29%4.37%20.18%8.75%2.10%10/19/2017
MGKVanguard Mega Cap Growth ETF1.73%3.58%24.71%15.55%--   10/19/2017
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF0.49%0.61%4.69%9.09%5.10%10/19/2017
IEViShares Europe ETF0.81%4.20%25.40%7.68%0.93%10/19/2017
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe ETF0.65%4.09%26.21%--   --   10/19/2017
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETF0.74%2.88%17.17%5.25%2.65%10/19/2017
EWCiShares MSCI Canada ETF2.41%5.54%15.23%2.70%0.67%10/19/2017
FNDFSchwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETF1.44%5.33%22.99%--   --   10/19/2017
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio2.19%4.23%13.95%14.70%--   10/19/2017
DONWisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund2.22%2.62%15.91%15.08%9.64%10/19/2017
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF0.82%1.66%9.15%--   --   10/19/2017
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETF0.18%0.41%1.51%--   --   10/19/2017
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF0.81%0.48%3.47%8.95%5.63%10/19/2017
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETFState Street Global AdvisorsEquity: U.S. BanksA949973
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETFState Street Global AdvisorsEquity: U.S. BanksA939867
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Corporate High Yield Short-TermB908484
VISVanguard Industrials ETFVanguardEquity: U.S. IndustrialsA989990
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETFProSharesEquity: U.S. - Large CapA929955
FNDXSchwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETFCharles SchwabEquity: U.S. - Large CapA979981
EFGiShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETFBlackRockEquity: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Total Market GrowthB928392
MGKVanguard Mega Cap Growth ETFVanguardEquity: U.S. - Large Cap GrowthA9910094
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETFBlackRockEquity: U.S. Real EstateA919772
IEViShares Europe ETFBlackRockEquity: Developed Europe - Large CapB878895
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe ETFBlackRockEquity: Developed Europe - Total MarketA988798
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETFBlackRockEquity: Developed Asia-Pacific Ex-Japan - Total MarketB918495
EWCiShares MSCI Canada ETFBlackRockEquity: Canada - Total MarketA949794
FNDFSchwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETFCharles SchwabEquity: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Large CapA968686
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility PortfolioInvesco PowerSharesEquity: U.S. - Large CapA969939
DONWisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend FundWisdomTreeEquity: U.S. - Mid CapB869878
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETFFirst TrustFixed Income: Global - CorporateC7773--
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade Short-TermB9185--
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETFState Street Global AdvisorsEquity: U.S. Real EstateA939774
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETF1.36%18.501.32 ------
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF1.40%18.531.39 ------
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF5.51%---- 0.06B5.76%
VISVanguard Industrials ETF1.66%23.944.11 ------
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF1.91%22.613.90 ------
FNDXSchwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETF1.89%25.582.49 ------
EFGiShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETF1.62%23.682.69 ------
MGKVanguard Mega Cap Growth ETF1.26%27.375.85 ------
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF3.80%37.852.83 ------
IEViShares Europe ETF2.36%22.271.88 ------
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe ETF2.29%22.291.91 ------
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETF3.50%15.761.65 ------
EWCiShares MSCI Canada ETF1.63%19.151.88 ------
FNDFSchwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETF2.01%22.731.43 ------
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio3.25%34.582.59 ------
DONWisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund2.37%30.852.49 ------
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF5.38%---- ------
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETF1.40%---- ------
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF3.95%40.142.35 ------
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETF
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF
VISVanguard Industrials ETF
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF
FNDXSchwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETF
EFGiShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETF
MGKVanguard Mega Cap Growth ETF
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF
IEViShares Europe ETF
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe ETF
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETF
EWCiShares MSCI Canada ETF
FNDFSchwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETF
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio
DONWisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETF
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF
SPDR S&P Bank ETFKBEEquityEqualNorth AmericaU.S.SectorFinancialsBanksNoNoNoS&P Banks Select Industry IndexS&PMarket CapEqualNo
SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETFKREEquityEqualNorth AmericaU.S.SectorFinancialsBanksNoNoNoS&P Regional Banks Select Industry IndexS&PCommitteeEqualNo
iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETFSHYGFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.CorporateHigh YieldShort-TermNoNoNoMarkit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield 0-5 IndexMarkitMarket ValueMarket ValueNo
Vanguard Industrials ETFVISEquityVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.SectorIndustrialsBroad-basedNoNoNoMSCI US Investable Market Industrials 25/50 IndexMSCIMarket CapMarket CapNo
ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETFNOBLEquityDividendsNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoS&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats IndexS&PDividendsEqualNo
Schwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETFFNDXEquityFundamentalNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoRussell RAFI U.S. Large Company IndexRussellFundamentalFundamentalNo
iShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETFEFGEquityGrowthDeveloped MarketsDeveloped Markets Ex-U.S.Size and StyleTotal MarketGrowthNoNoNoMSCI EAFE Growth IndexMSCIMulti-FactorMarket CapNo
Vanguard Mega Cap Growth ETFMGKEquityGrowthNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleLarge CapGrowthNoNoNoCRSP US Mega Cap Growth IndexCRSPMulti-FactorMulti-FactorNo
iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETFICFEquityFundamentalNorth AmericaU.S.SectorReal EstateBroad-basedNoNoNoCohen & Steers Realty Majors IndexCohen & SteersCommitteeMarket CapNo
iShares Europe ETFIEVEquityVanillaEuropeDeveloped EuropeSize and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoS&P Europe 350 IndexS&PCommitteeMarket CapNo
iShares Core MSCI Europe ETFIEUREquityVanillaEuropeDeveloped EuropeSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoMSCI Europe IMIMSCIMarket CapMarket CapNo
iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETFEPPEquityVanillaAsia-PacificDeveloped Asia-Pacific Ex-JapanSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoMSCI Pacific ex-Japan IndexMSCIMarket CapMarket CapNo
iShares MSCI Canada ETFEWCEquityVanillaNorth AmericaCanadaSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoMSCI Canada Custom Capped IndexMSCIMarket CapMarket CapNo
Schwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETFFNDFEquityFundamentalDeveloped MarketsDeveloped Markets Ex-U.S.Size and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoRussell RAFI Developed ex-U.S. Large Company IndexRussellFundamentalFundamentalNo
PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility PortfolioSPHDEquityMulti-factorNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoS&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend IndexS&PMulti-FactorDividendsNo
WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend FundDONEquityDividendsNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleMid CapBroad-basedNoNoNoWisdomTree U.S. Mid Cap Dividend IndexWisdomTreeDividendsDividendsNo
First Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETFFPEFixed IncomeActiveGlobalGlobalCorporateBroad MarketBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
iShares Short Maturity Bond ETFNEARFixed IncomeActiveNorth AmericaU.S.Broad MarketInvestment GradeShort-TermNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETFRWREquityVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.SectorReal EstateBroad-basedNoNoNoDow Jones U.S. Select REIT IndexDow JonesMarket CapMarket CapNo
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
VISVanguard Industrials ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
FNDXSchwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
EFGiShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
MGKVanguard Mega Cap Growth ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
IEViShares Europe ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
EWCiShares MSCI Canada ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
FNDFSchwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility PortfolioOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
DONWisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend FundOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETF4.27 / 1032.4314.479.510.32%--
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF4.21 / 1029.7313.249.820.37%--
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF3.60 / 1027.723.38441.651.31%6.61%
VISVanguard Industrials ETF5.83 / 1058.4464.76188.903.44%31.18%
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF5.22 / 1077.1044.80153.479.98%5.97%
FNDXSchwab Fundamental US Large Co. Index ETF4.95 / 1045.3733.10277.364.85%11.61%
EFGiShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETF6.61 / 1085.9285.56175.308.60%14.99%
MGKVanguard Mega Cap Growth ETF5.14 / 1070.6842.0171.248.07%11.19%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF4.66 / 1094.4424.2399.3313.37%--
IEViShares Europe ETF6.93 / 1060.6692.11177.865.86%14.16%
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe ETF6.74 / 1036.8587.84168.915.93%12.68%
EPPiShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan ETF6.21 / 1093.9276.76300.675.33%10.75%
EWCiShares MSCI Canada ETF6.05 / 1040.1371.73396.452.11%4.67%
FNDFSchwab Fundamental International Large Co. Index ETF6.34 / 1061.7180.06278.165.03%13.06%
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio4.96 / 1046.2133.46698.856.10%20.00%
DONWisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund4.13 / 1054.4111.52585.332.94%7.62%
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF4.99 / 1045.1034.58517.180.59%7.06%
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETF------------
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF4.08 / 1054.1710.5086.738.98%--

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