April’s ETF Winners And Losers

Tom Lydon
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We’re starting to see some exchange traded funds (ETFs) on the move. In fact, several have crossed above their long-term trend lines, and the major indexes all ended in positive territory for the month of April.

Among the top-performing ETFs for the month include:

  • DJ Wilshire REIT (RWR), up 32.4%
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction (ITB), up 27.5%
  • iShares MSCI Taiwan (EWT), up 26.6%
  • Market Vectors Coal (KOL), up 28.9%
  • First Trust Global Wind Energy (FAN), up 22%
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining (XME), up 26.9%

The weakest ETFs for the month include:

  • United States Natural Gas (UNG), down 13.8%
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX), down 10.8%

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