November 12, 2012 at 07:00 AM EST
Biggest Veteran ETF Winners Since Inception
Since SPY made its debut as the first exchange-traded fund in 1993, the ETF industry has certainly come a long way. Investors can now choose from more than 1,400 products, allowing them to gain cheap and easy access to nearly every corner of the investable universe. While ETF issuers keep filling the product pipeline, pumping out some of the most unique and compelling funds on the market, many investors still rely on some of the oldest and most popular plain-vanilla ETFs as essential building blocks of any portfolio. In the 1990s, legendary ETF issuers State Street and iShares were the first to bring these products to market, and a close look at their performances goes to show that these ETFs have certainly withstood the test of time. Below we highlight five of the biggest veteran ETF winners since inception (cumulative returns as of November 8, 2012) [see 101 ETF Lessons Every [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Brief History Of ETFs September ETF Data: Back Below $1 Trillion March ETF Stats: Another Solid Quarter AlphaDEX ETFs Turn In Impressive Performance May ETF Summary: Return to Old Form
Since SPY made its debut as the first exchange-traded fund in 1993, the ETF industry has certainly come a long way. Investors can now choose from more than 1,400 products, allowing them to gain cheap and easy access to nearly every corner of the investable universe. While ETF issuers keep filling the product pipeline, pumping out some of the most unique and compelling funds on the market, many investors still rely on some of the oldest and most popular plain-vanilla ETFs as essential building blocks of any portfolio. In the 1990s, legendary ETF issuers State Street and iShares were the first to bring these products to market, and a close look at their performances goes to show that these ETFs have certainly withstood the test of time. Below we highlight five of the biggest veteran ETF winners since inception (cumulative returns as of November 8, 2012) [seeĀ 101 ETF Lessons Every [...]

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