Asset classAverage of
3, 6, 12-
mo. return
ETF
symbol
PriceBid-ask
spread
Buy
US small-cap growth stocks
+15.88
VIOG
168.59
0.06%
34%
US large-cap growth stocks
+11.81
VUG
155.86
0.01%
33%
US small-cap value stocks
+11.05
VIOV
143.94
0.07%
33%
US real-estate investment trusts
+4.86
VNQ
81.28
0.01%
US large-cap value stocks
+4.25
VTV
106.87
0.01%
Commodities
+3.16
PDBC
17.46
0.06%
Non-US sovereign & corporate bonds
+2.02
BNDX
54.93
0.02%
US Treasury bonds, 30-yr.
+1.22
EDV
115.46
0.01%
US Treasury notes, 10-yr
-0.62
VGIT
62.55
0.03%
Developed-market large-cap stocks
-0.84
VEA
43.31
0.02%
US high-quality corporate bonds
-2.42
VCLT
88.79
0.02%
Emerging-market stocks
-4.60
VWO
42.89
0.02%
Gold
-6.09
IAU
11.77
0.08%
Numbers calculated on July 17, 2018, at 5:00 pm NYC time (market closing prices). Spreads calculated just before market close.