Cheapest Small Cap ETFs
State Street’s (STT) Global Advisors division wins the ETF war on the small-cap front, with its brand-new SPDR Russell 2000 ETF (TWOK) charging 0.12% in expenses, or $12 annually on every $10,000 invested. The fund focuses on the iconic Russell 2000 index and constituent stocks including up-and-comers like Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) as well as smaller but mature companies like The New York Times Co. (NYT).
Vanguard is close behind with the Vanguard Russell 2000 ETF (VTWO) benchmarked to the iconic index of small to mid-sized companies. It charges 0.21% in expenses, or $21 annually on each $10,000 invested.