5 best-performing ETFs of 2012
Tech, biotech and volatility funds are leading the way so far.
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs), too, have had a strong year. According to XTF.com, ETF assets have grown 22.8%, or $241.74 billion, in 2012, with tech, biotech, and volatility ETFs leading the way in returns.
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[BRIEFING.COM] Recent action saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.1%) join the Nasdaq (-0.7%) and S&P 500 (-0.2%) in the red.
The technology sector (-0.6%) has seen some additional selling with top-weighted names extending their losses. Elsewhere, financials (+0.2%) continue showing relative strength while energy and industrials have returned to their flat lines.
Even though the industrial sector is now flat, transports have not surrendered all of their gains. The Dow ... More
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