It's still early in the year, but a number of ETFs have already lost 25-50% of their value in 2016.
Areas that could do well if the market recovers.
One fund is poised to continue outperforming.
Investors may be tempted to hop into the most popular oil or natural gas-tracking ETFs, as the gas sector continues to rally. But tread lightly, as your investment experience is likely to be more profitable if you aim for funds with relatively even weightings and good exposure to mid- and small-cap energy companies, according to an article on Benzinga.
According to popular theory, first-to-market ETFs have distinct competitive advantages in attracting investors over their slower-moving peers. Issuers race to launch funds before their competitors, eager to grab investor attention and take advantage of that early-launch momentum. Those looking for evidence need only consider the gold ETFs: The SPDR Gold ETF (NYSE Arca: GLD) launched in November 2004 and built up over $52 billion in AUM.
Rising oil prices and growth make energy ETFs worth looking at—for now.
Does Jefferies’ new Wildcatters ETF offer a better mousetrap, or just a riskier one?
The firm that brought the concept of enhanced indexing to the ETF world launched eight more ETFs on the American Stock Exchange at the end of October.