The Most Liquid ETFs in the Market
08/13/2013 7:00 am EST
One of the most important considerations in trading is liquidity, and Moby Waller of BigTrends.com offers a list of the ETFs with the highest trading volumes in the market today.
A couple of years ago, we analyzed the most popular exchange traded funds by average daily trading volume.
One important factor to our list is we’ve stripped out all of the inverse, ultra, bear, etc. ETFs to find only the “pure” sector and index plays.
Here is an update to that list for August 2013:
Most Actively Traded ETFs Table
Note the dominance of iShares and SPDRs in the above list.
Most of the names of the list are the same as two years ago, but the order has shuffled around quite a bit.
Always be sure to check the holdings and expense fees (as well as bid/ask spreads and option liquidity) of an ETF you are considering investing in or trading. Yahoo! Finance is a good easy source for Top 10 Holdings information, for example.
Moby Waller, Co-Portfolio Manager, ETF Tradr Program, BigTrends.com