US Assets Rake In Money; Total ETF Assets Jump To $1.977T

Money poured into U.S.-focused equity and fixed-income strategies in the week ended Thursday, Dec. 18, as total U.S.-listed ETF assets rose to $1.977 trillion.
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Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
IWMiShares Russell 20001,730.0130,515.206.01%
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market1,397.6426,381.095.59%
IVEiShares S&P 500 Value1,193.379,887.2513.73%
AGGiShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond970.7822,882.684.43%
IJJiShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value962.695,139.8623.05%
XLYConsumer Discretionary Select SPDR890.378,122.5312.31%
XLFFinancial Select SPDR770.7020,910.133.83%
XLEEnergy Select SPDR738.1411,085.007.13%
VOVanguard Mid-Cap693.7610,609.567.00%
IEFiShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond673.517,253.4710.24%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 500-3,065.29193,761.04-1.56%
EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets-1,530.1631,324.17-4.66%
QQQPowerShares QQQ-1,408.2340,636.63-3.35%
IVViShares Core S&P 500-1,243.5069,473.40-1.76%
EWJiShares MSCI Japan-596.0114,420.54-3.97%
IJHiShares Core S&P Mid-Cap-546.3124,214.94-2.21%
EZUiShares MSCI EMU-497.777,460.50-6.25%
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity-404.9612,032.48-3.26%
VGKVanguard FTSE Europe-371.0711,435.55-3.14%
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-324.34923.25-26.00%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity 8,173.941,141,266.580.72%
International Equity -4,258.87418,949.49-1.02%
U.S. Fixed Income 4,962.77284,857.441.74%
International Fixed Income-12.4923,543.77-0.05%
Asset Allocation-21.775,271.28-0.41%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
% of Average
TDTFFlexShares iBoxx 5-Year Target Duration TIPS184,0854,721,354512.95%
OSMSBarclays OFI SteelPath MLP ETN2455,907481.67%
IQDEFlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive66,2031,507,334455.37%
RUSLDirexion Daily Russia Bull 3X4,638,17599,758,868430.16%
UDNPowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish136,3902,926,250429.10%
UWTIVelocityShares 3X Long Crude Oil ETN1,345,74927,264,734405.20%
RUSSDirexion Daily Russia Bear 3X646,42113,060,602404.09%
IQDYFlexShares International Quality Dividend Dynamic50,054994,793397.49%
AGZiShares Agency Bond36,595691,296377.81%
BSJEGuggenheim BulletShares 2014 High Yield Corporate Bond177,4123,249,988366.38%

Top 10 Weekly Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
ENYGuggenheim Canadian Energy Income11.25%167,85029.48
FCGFirst Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas10.41%10,862,853249.55
FRAKMarket Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas10.11%457,59657.20
CHNAPowerShares China A-Share9.06%350,8623.53
WEATTeucrium Wheat8.68%660,59427.94
GREKGlobal X FTSE Greece 208.46%3,633,699108.85
PSCEPowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy7.69%134,66624.39
XOPSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production7.42%73,409,1571,007.04
IEOiShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production7.39%3,081,479445.75
EZAiShares MSCI South Africa7.28%5,457,229407.42

Bottom 10 Weekly Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
EEHELEMENTS Linked to SPECTRUM Large Cap U.S. Momentum ETN-63.73%130,8302.41
SBViPath Pure Beta S&P GSCI-Weighted ETN-17.09%2,4000.89
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-15.84%981,9887.07
ONGiPath Pure Beta Energy ETN-15.61%4,4081.56
CSCBCredit Suisse Commodity ETN-13.17%1,37712.40
RSXJMarket Vectors Russia Small-Cap-10.73%685,61350.83
OILiPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return ETN-9.37%18,336,104298.38
DBOPowerShares DB Oil-8.86%4,870,431266.45
ERUSiShares MSCI Russia Capped-8.77%6,620,548197.53
SPGHETRACS S&P 500 Gold Hedged ETN-8.76%19,09618.49

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
DWTIVelocityShares 3X Inverse Crude Oil ETN253.4326.6957.89
RUSSDirexion Daily Russia Bear 3X217.227.7699.32
SCOProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Crude Oil138.0617.45227.62
DTOPowerShares DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN123.6512.9679.33
DRNDirexion Daily Real Estate Bull 3x108.501.67102.77
SOXLDirexion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X97.041.96169.94
CUREDirexion Daily Healthcare Bull 3x96.082.51270.22
DDPPowerShares DB Commodity Short ETN91.65-0.442.40
TMFDirexion Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x90.00-0.0273.94
USDProShares Ultra Semiconductors81.420.5746.33

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
RUSLDirexion Daily Russia Bull 3X-90.96-30.0093.80
GASLDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares-86.0731.2057.58
UWTIVelocityShares 3X Long Crude Oil ETN-82.87-24.1658.85
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bull 3X-82.15-6.29227.56
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bear 3X-74.13-12.2860.84
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-70.29-15.847.07
UCOProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil-66.39-16.18351.92
TVIXVelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short Term ETN-65.60-14.29330.23
UVXYProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures-65.15-13.94254.17
SOXSDirexion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X-64.37-2.8324.75

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