Asset classAverage of
3, 6, 12-
mo. return
ETF
symbol
PriceBid-ask
spread
Buy
Emerging-market stocks
+21.79
VWO
49.45
0.02%
34%
US large-cap growth stocks
+19.06
VUG
149.15
0.01%
33%
Developed-market large-cap stocks
+16.65
VEA
47.10
0.02%
33%
US large-cap value stocks
+15.64
VTV
110.83
0.01%
US small-cap growth stocks
+15.60
VBK
167.47
0.04%
US small-cap value stocks
+11.31
VBR
137.38
0.06%
Commodities
+10.48
PDBC
17.75
0.06%
Gold
+7.01
IAU
12.78
0.08%
US high-quality corporate bonds
+4.27
VCLT
94.16
0.01%
US Treasury bonds, 30-yr.
+2.38
EDV
116.00
0.20%
Non-US sovereign & corporate bonds
+1.57
BNDX
54.20
0.02%
US Treasury notes, 10-yr
-0.87
VGIT
63.22
0.05%
US real-estate investment trusts
-3.36
VNQ
78.71
0.01%
Numbers calculated on January 19, 2018, at 5:00 pm NYC time (market closing prices). Spreads calculated just before market close.