Exchange Traded Funds for Major Indexes

The following is a list of ticker symbols for some of the Exchange Traded Funds that track major indexes. For example, the ticker symbol SPY is for the ETF that tracks the S&P 500 index.

This list contains leveraged and inverse ETFs. What does this mean?

A (1x) following a ticker symbol means the ETF simply tracks the index.  (Note: this is true of all the ETFs except the volatility ETFs.)

A (2x), on the other hand, means the ETF goes up two percent when the index goes up one percent and visa versa. So, a (2x) fund is a leveraged fund.

Inverse ETFs move in the opposite direction of the index they track. So, a (1x short) goes down one percentage point when the index goes up one percentage point.

Investing in leveraged and inverse ETFs is not advisable for normal investors. So, stay away unless you have a lot of experience and have really done your homework.

You can go to a stock charting website such as BigCharts to see how these ETFs perform over time.

To get a measure of whether the US stock market is over priced or not, check out:


United States

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SP500
SPY (1x) options
SSO (2x)
SH (1x short)
SDS (2x short)

——————-
DJIA
DIA (1x) options
DDM (2x)
DOG (1x short)
DXD (2x short)

——————–
Nasdaq
QQQ (1x) options
QLD (2x)
PSQ (1x short)
QID (2x short)

——————-
Russel2000
IWM (1x) options
UWM (2x)
RWM (1x short)
TWM (2x short)

——————-
USTotal
VTI (1x)


Global

World
VT (1x)  options

——-
WorldExUSA

VEU (1x) options


Regional

MSCI EAFE
EFA (1x) options
EFZ (1x short)

——————-
Emerging Markets
EEM (1x) options
VWO (1x)
EET (2x)
EUM (1x short)
EEV (2x short)

——————
Latin America
ILF (1x) options

—————–
Pacific ex-Japan
EPP (1x) options
UXJ (2x)
JPX (2x short)


Other Countries

Brazil
EWZ (1x) options
UBR (2x)
BZQ (3x short)
BRZS (3x short)

————–
China
FXI (1x) options
XPP (2x)
FXP (2x short)

—————-
Japan
EWJ (1x) options
EWV (2x short)

—————–
Russia
RSX (1x) options
RUSS (2x)


Sectors

Basic Materials manufacturing
XLB (1x)
IYM (1x)
SMN (2x short)

—————–
Biotech
IBB (1x)
BIS (2x short)

—————–
Consumer Cyclical (Discretionary) cyclical
XLY (1x)
IYC (1x)

—————–
Consumer NonCyclical (Staples) noncyclical
XLP (1x)
SCC (2x short)
IYK (1x)
SZK (2x short)

—————–
Energy
XLE (1x)
ERY (3x short)
IYE (1x)

—————–
Financial
XLF (1x)
IYF (1x)
SKF (2x short)

—————–
Health Care
XLV (1x)
IYH (1x)

—————–
Home Builders
ITB (1x)
XHB (1x)
PKB (1x)

—————–
Industrial  
XLI (1x)
IYJ (1x)

—————–
Real Estate
IYR (1x)
DRV (3x short)
VNQ (1x)
URE (2x)
SRS (2x short)

—————–
Retail
XRT (1x)

—————–
Semiconductors technology
USD (2x)
SOXS (3x short)


—————–
Social Media
SOCL (1x)

—————–
Technology
XLK (1x)
TECS (3x short)
IYW (1x)
ROM (2x)


—————–
Transportation
XTN (1x)
IYT (1x)

—————–
Telecommunications
IYZ (1x)
LTL (2x)

—————–
Utilities
XLU (1x)
IDU (1x)
UPW (2x)
SDP (2x)


Currencies

Australian Dollar
FXA (1x) options
GDAY (2x)
CROC (2x short)


—————
British Pound
FXB (1x) options

————–
Euro
FXE (1x) options
ULE (2x)
EUFX (1x short)
EUO (2x short)

————-
Japanese Yen
FXY (1x) options
YCL (2x)
YCS (2x short)

————
US Dollar
UUP (1x) options
UUPT (3x)
UDN (1x short)

———–
Brazil Real
BZF (1x) options

———–
Cryptocurrency
BTC.1 – the BITCOIN “Stock” Symbol on BigCharts

BITCOIN Chart on CNBC
https://www.cnbc.com/quotes/BTC.CB=

Bitcoin (Wiki) – My Strong Suggestion: read up on crypto before putting any money in.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin


Bonds

US Treasuries
SHY (1-3 year  1x)
IEI (3-7 year 1x)
IEF (7-10 year 1x)
TLH (10-20 year 1x)
PST (10-20 year 2x short) options
TLT (20+ year 1x) options
TBT (20+ year 2x short)


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Emerging Market Bond
EMB (1x) options

———————
High Yield
DHY (1x)
SJB (1x short) options

——————-
Total World Bond
BND (1x) options

——————-
Templeton Emg Mkt Income
TEI (1x)


Metals and Commodities

Gold
GLD (1x) options
UGL (2x)
DGZ (1x)
GLL (2x short)

————-
Silver
SLV (1x) options
AGQ (2x)
ZSL (2x short)

————
Oil
OIL (1x) options
USO
UCO (2x)
UWTI (3x)

————
Copper
SCCO (1x) options

————
Commodities
DBC (1x) options
CDC (2x)
DDP (1x short)
DEE (2x short)
CMD (2x short)

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