Asset classAverage of
3, 6, 12-
mo. return
ETF
symbol
PriceBid-ask
spread
Buy
Emerging-market stocks
+15.73
VWO
44.87
0.02%
34%
US large-cap growth stocks
+14.35
VUG
137.66
0.01%
33%
US small-cap growth stocks
+13.42
VBK
157.02
0.05%
33%
Developed-market large-cap stocks
+12.58
VEA
43.87
0.02%
Commodities
+9.99
PDBC
17.80
0.06%
US large-cap value stocks
+9.96
VTV
101.52
0.01%
US small-cap value stocks
+9.49
VBR
128.58
0.05%
US real-estate investment trusts
+6.56
VNQ
84.65
0.01%
US high-quality corporate bonds
+5.69
VCLT
94.10
0.03%
US Treasury bonds, 30-yr.
+5.63
EDV
120.30
0.17%
Gold
+2.87
IAU
12.43
0.08%
Non-US sovereign & corporate bonds
+1.66
BNDX
54.97
0.02%
US Treasury notes, 10-yr
+0.18
VGIT
64.33
0.02%
Numbers calculated on November 17, 2017, at 5:00 pm NYC time (market closing prices). Spreads calculated just before market close.