Asset classAverage of
3, 6, 12-
mo. return
ETF
symbol
PriceBid-ask
spread
Buy
Emerging-market stocks
+14.67
VWO
44.52
0.02%
34%
Developed-market large-cap stocks
+12.30
VEA
43.27
0.02%
33%
US large-cap growth stocks
+10.95
VUG
132.46
0.02%
33%
US small-cap growth stocks
+9.31
VBK
150.33
0.05%
US large-cap value stocks
+9.01
VTV
99.91
0.01%
US small-cap value stocks
+7.91
VBR
125.41
0.03%
Commodities
+6.74
PDBC
16.79
0.12%
US high-quality corporate bonds
+3.81
VCLT
93.97
0.05%
US real-estate investment trusts
+1.27
VNQ
84.07
0.01%
Gold
+1.20
IAU
12.43
0.08%
US Treasury bonds, 30-yr.
+0.29
EDV
119.62
0.17%
US Treasury notes, 10-yr
+0.23
VGIT
64.78
0.05%
Non-US sovereign & corporate bonds
+0.21
BNDX
54.50
0.02%
Numbers calculated on September 21, 2017, at 1:29 pm NYC time (data at least 20 minutes delayed).