The 10 Biggest, Baddest ETFs on Wall Street

These popular funds cover a broad swath of investing flavors

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#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 and the author of “The Frugal Investor’s Guide to Finding Great Stocks.” Write him at 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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