Dion's ETF Winners and Losers: VXX, FBT

March 29, 2012


A recent weakening of major U.S. stock market indexes has resulted in shifts in many ETFs, with VIX-tracking ETFs reaping the most benefits, according to an article on The Street.

These funds are listed in the article as yesterday’s winners:

  • iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (NYSEArca: VXX)
  • First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech Index Fund (NYSEArca: FBT)
  • iShares Nasdaq Index Biotechnology Index Fund (NYSEArca: IBB)
  • Guggenheim Shipping ETF (NYSEArca: SEA)


The following ETFs were listed in the losers’ bracket:

  • Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDXJ)
  • Global X Silver Miners ETF (NYSEArca: SIL)
  • Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN)


Go to TheStreet.com for the full breakdown on the above-mentioned funds.

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