Asset class5-mo.
return
ETF
symbol
PriceBid-ask
spread
Buy
Commodities
+18.90 
PDBC
17.80
0.06%
34%
Emerging-market stocks
+12.28 
VWO
44.87
0.02%
33%
Developed-market large-cap stocks
+7.31 
VEA
43.87
0.02%
33%
US small-cap stocks
+6.86 
VTWO
119.21
0.07%
US large-cap stocks
+6.29 
VONE
118.49
0.03%
Gold
+3.76 
IAU
12.43
0.08%
US real-estate investment trusts
+2.08 
VNQ
84.65
0.01%
US Treasury bills, 1 to 12 mo.
+0.21 
SHV
110.29
0.01%
US Treasury bonds, 20+ yr.
+0.02 
VGLT
77.81
0.06%
Numbers calculated on November 17, 2017, at 5:00 pm NYC time (market closing prices). Spreads calculated just before market close.