The 10 Biggest, Baddest ETFs on Wall Street

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The 10 Biggest, Baddest ETFs on Wall Street

#1: SPDR S&P 500 ETF

StateStreetSPDR185 The 10 Biggest, Baddest ETFs on Wall StreetAssets Under Management: $111.9 billion

This is the mother of all ETFs that is widely credited for starting the exchange traded funds craze due to its widespread appeal. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY) has a net expense ratio of less than 0.1% thanks to its benchmark to the S&P 500 and the blue chips therein.

If you want to “buy the market,” this ETF is the most common — and perhaps the most effective — way to do so.

Jeff Reeves is the editor of InvestorPlace.com and the author of “The Frugal Investor’s Guide to Finding Great Stocks.” Write him at editor@investorplace.com or follow him on Twitter via @JeffReevesIP. As of this writing, he did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.


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