5 Worst ETFs Right Now

Exchange-traded funds are great ... except for these five

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ETF investing has a lot of powerful advantages. The best ETFs offer built-in diversification and allow investors to take responsible bets on sectors and geographic regions to seek outperformance.

arrows 5 Worst ETFs Right NowOf course, that only works if you put your money in the best ETFs. The bottom line is that even the advantages of exchange-traded funds can’t save you from losses if you are heavily invested in the wrong ETFs at the wrong time.

Among the ETFs that I think investors should avoid right now are those with exposure to sluggish countries in and around Europe as the region faces a slowdown, as well as long-term bond funds that could come under pressure as rates rise in the next year or two.

Here’s a closer look at the five worst ETFs right now:

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