ETF Deathwatch for May 2012: NASDAQ Tries To Help

May 11, 2012 by  
Filed under Commentary, ETF Deathwatch, ETF Deathwatch 2012

The quantity of products on ETF Deathwatch climbs again with twenty names being added to the list for May and only four coming off.  The net increase of 16 pushes the total count to 324, consisting of 229 ETFs and 95 ETNs.  Another 138 products were excluded because they are less than six months old, making them too new for consideration.  Therefore, the current list of 324 is from an eligible universe of only 1,319 ETFs and ETNs.  In other words, nearly a quarter (24.6%) of the products that have attained six months of age are on ETF Deathwatch.

On the last day of April, 183 listed products traded a grand total of zero shares for the day.  Eight of them went the entire month without any trading action.  One of the most important aspects of ETFs is their ability to create and redeem shares through in-kind exchanges.  This is what makes them unique and prevents the formation of discounts and premiums.  However, the creation/redemption process requires volume, typically involving 50,000 shares of the ETF.  For the ETFs on Deathwatch, it takes weeks or months to generate that much volume.  For them, the creation/redemption process is virtually non-existent, destroying the ability to arbitrage the price to the net asset value.

The NASDAQ recently proposed a rule change known as the Market Quality Program, which would allow ETF issuers to pay market makers to maintain better bid/ask spreads on these securities.  In footnote 39 of the NASDAQ proposal (pdf), the NASDAQ references my comments from ETF Deathwatch for March 2012 about the lack of attention market makers give these products.  However, I believe it will take much more than better bid/ask spread management to breathe life into many of these funds.

The average product on the list is 25.4 months old and has just $6.4 million in assets.  Looking only at ETFs, the percentage on Deathwatch is 20.4% (229 of 1123 eligible).  For ETNs, the percentage jumps to 48.5% (95 of 196 eligible).  Within the actively managed ETF grouping, there is also disproportionate representation with 43.6% (17 of 39 eligible) on Deathwatch. 

The 20 ETPs added to Deathwatch for May:

  1. CurrencyShares Chinese Renminbi Trust (FXCH)
  2. iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX S-T Futures ETN II (IVOP)
  3. iPath Short Enhanced -2x MSCI Emerging Markets ETN (EMSA)
  4. Market Vectors Gulf States (MES)
  5. PowerShares S&P International Developed High Quality (IDHQ)
  6. ProShares Short KBW Regional Banking (KRS)
  7. ProShares Ultra Consumer Goods (UGE)
  8. ProShares UltraShort Russell 2000 Value (SJH)  
  9. RBS Global Big Pharma ETN (DRGS)
  10. Russell Small Cap Aggressive Growth ETF (SGGG)
  11. Russell Small Cap Consistent Growth ETF (SCOG)
  12. Russell Small Cap Contrarian ETF (SCTR)
  13. Russell Small Cap Low P/E ETF (SCLP)
  14. UBS ETRACS Monthly 2x ISE Cloud Computing ETN (LSKY)
  15. VelocityShares 2x Inverse Palladium ETN (IPAL)
  16. VelocityShares 2x Inverse Platinum ETN (IPLT)
  17. VelocityShares 2x Long Palladium ETN (LPAL)
  18. VelocityShares 2x Long Platinum ETN (LPLT)
  19. VelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETN (DGLD)
  20. WisdomTree Dreyfus South African Rand (SZR)

The 4 ETPs removed from Deathwatch for May:

  1. ESG Shares Pax MSCI EAFE ESG Index ETF (EAPS)
  2. Focus Morningstar Technology Index ETF (FTQ)
  3. iPath US Treasury Steepener ETN (STPP)
  4. iShares S&P Target Date 2020 Index Fund (TZG)

The ETF Deathwatch criteria produced the following list of 324 ETPs for April:

ETF Deathwatch for May 2012

#Ticker SymETF NameAge (mths)AUM (millions)3-mth Avg Daily $ Volume
1DENTAdvisorShares Dent Tactical ETF32$6.7$41,187
2FWDDAdvisorShares Madrona Domestic ETF10$16.0$91,904
3FWDBAdvisorShares Madrona Global Bond ETF10$17.3$65,481
4FWDIAdvisorShares Madrona International ETF10$13.0$34,440
5MATHAdvisorShares Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF10$6.0$91,841
6AADRAdvisorShares WCM/BNY Mellon Foc Gr ADR22$6.8$29,603
7BXDBBarclays ETN+ S&P 500 1x Short B 2009 ETN30$4.6$14,500
8ADRUBLDRS Europe 100 ADR115$13.6$42,008
9GCEClaymore CEF Index GS Connect ETN53$3.4$93,238
10GVTColumbia Concentrated Large Cap Value Strat36$3.0$8,539
11GMTBColumbia Core Bond Strategy Fund27$5.3$14,698
12RPXColumbia Growth Equity Strategy Fund31$1.5$17,598
13GMMBColumbia Intermediate Municipal Bond Strategy27$5.9$37,766
14RWGColumbia Large-Cap Growth Equity31$7.9$31,897
15CSMNCredit Suisse Market Neutral Glb Equity ETN7$15.6$53,608
16CSMBCredit Suisse Merger Arb Liquid 2x Mth ETN14$23.4$65,975
17FXCHCurrencyShares Chinese Renminbi Trust7$8.0$21,918
18TDDdb-X 2010 Target Date Fund56$14.3$29,499
19TDXdb-X In-Target Date Fund56$10.0$20,381
20DBBRdb-X MSCI Brazil Currency-Hedged Equity11$4.5$25,228
21DBCNdb-X MSCI Canada Currency-Hedged Equity11$4.6$1,017
22DBEMdb-X MSCI Emerging Mkts Currency-Hdg Eqty11$4.6$58,292
23DBJPdb-X MSCI Japan Currency-Hedged Equity11$4.9$115,155
24TYBSDirexion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 1x13$2.9$10,161
25TYNSDirexion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 1x13$3.4$11,140
26TYDDirexion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bull 3x37$4.0$382,438
27COWSDirexion Daily Agribusiness Bear 3x11$2.1$94,586
28COWLDirexion Daily Agribusiness Bull 3x11$2.9$175,512
29MATSDirexion Daily Basic Materials Bear 3x11$1.2$74,545
30BRISDirexion Daily BRIC Bear 3x26$2.2$62,364
31SICKDirexion Daily Healthcare Bear 3x11$2.4$27,291
32CUREDirexion Daily Healthcare Bull 3x11$4.4$63,084
33INDZDirexion Daily India Bear 3x26$4.2$384,538
34GASXDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x22$0.9$490,316
35RETSDirexion Daily Retail Bear 3x22$2.4$122,912
36SAGGDirexion Daily Total Bond Market Bear 1x13$18.3$10,913
37TOTSDirexion Daily Total Market Bear 1x11$3.3$11,159
38LGEMEGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF10$2.3$37,152
39GGEMEGShares Consumer Goods GEMS ETF10$1.1$53,486
40VGEMEGShares Consumer Services GEMS ETF10$1.0$33,088
41FGEMEGShares Financials GEMS ETF32$3.0$17,489
42HGEMEGShares Health Care GEMS ETF10$1.9$4,302
43INCOEGShares India Consumer ETF9$1.9$83,668
44IGEMEGShares Industrials GEMS ETF10$1.8$47,776
45QGEMEGShares Technology GEMS ETF10$1.8$18,239
46TGEMEGShares Telecom GEMS ETF10$4.1$69,026
47UGEMEGShares Utilities GEMS ETF10$2.8$88,592
48GWOELEMENTS CS Global Warming ETN50$2.7$9,262
49FUEELEMENTS MLCX Biofuels ETN51$2.3$8,423
50WMWELEMENTS Morningstar Wide Moat Focus ETN55$15.4$127,183
51EEHELEMENTS Spctrm LgCap US Sector Mo ETN58$1.1$2,193
52FOLFactorShares 2X: Oil Bull/S&P500 Bear14$1.7$61,461
53FSEFactorShares 2X: S&P500 Bull/TBond Bear14$1.3$16,770
54FSUFactorShares 2X: S&P500 Bull/USD Bear14$2.3$2,229
55FSAFactorShares 2X: TBond Bull/S&P500 Bear14$2.2$5,665
56FPAFirst Trust Asia Pacific Ex-Japan AlphaDEX13$2.5$55,713
57FBZFirst Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund13$7.9$133,841
58FCAFirst Trust China AlphaDEX Fund13$3.3$77,666
59FEPFirst Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund13$3.6$80,431
60FJPFirst Trust Japan AlphaDEX13$3.8$135,003
61FLNFirst Trust Latin America AlphaDEX13$4.1$56,003
62FMKFirst Trust Mega Cap AlphaDEX Fund12$10.7$184,636
63FNKFirst Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX13$8.4$56,655
64FONEFirst Trust NASDAQ CEA Smartphone15$13.8$83,315
65QCLNFirst Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy63$18.7$45,712
66GRIDFirst Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Smart Grid30$13.5$35,656
67CARZFirst Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index12$5.5$118,156
68FYCFirst Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX13$8.5$83,944
69FYTFirst Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX13$4.2$66,685
70FKOFirst Trust South Korea AlphaDEX13$1.2$76,072
71FVIFirst Trust Value Line Equity Allocation66$6.8$27,546
72FBMFocus Morningstar Basic Materials Index ETF13$4.4$60,368
73FCQFocus Morningstar Communication Srvcs ETF13$5.2$23,121
74FCLFocus Morningstar Consumer Cyclical ETF13$2.9$49,274
75FCDFocus Morningstar Consumer Defensive ETF13$5.8$31,890
76FEGFocus Morningstar Energy Index ETF13$5.8$230,413
77FFLFocus Morningstar Financial Services ETF13$4.8$69,919
78FHCFocus Morningstar Health Care Index ETF13$5.8$43,767
79FILFocus Morningstar Industrials Index ETF13$5.0$24,293
80FLGFocus Morningstar Large Cap Index ETF13$8.1$108,853
81FMMFocus Morningstar Mid Cap Index ETF13$5.2$95,013
82FRLFocus Morningstar Real Estate Index ETF13$5.6$58,698
83FOSFocus Morningstar Small Cap Index ETF13$5.1$172,383
84FUIFocus Morningstar Utilities Index ETF13$7.0$46,546
85ALUMGlobal X Aluminum ETF16$2.5$29,826
86VROMGlobal X Auto ETF12$4.9$98,108
87BRAFGlobal X Brazil Financials ETF21$4.1$86,615
88CHIEGlobal X China Energy ETF29$4.8$29,979
89CHIIGlobal X China Industrial ETF29$4.8$75,972
90CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF28$2.5$20,256
91ANDGlobal X FTSE Andean 40 ETF15$8.4$153,168
92ARGTGlobal X FTSE Argentina 20 ETF14$3.3$53,900
93QQQCGlobal X NASDAQ China Technology ETF29$4.6$18,521
94GGGGGlobal X Pure Gold Miners ETF14$4.7$54,135
95TSXVGlobal X S&P/TSX Venture 30 Canada ETF14$2.6$27,783
96ABCSGuggenheim ABC High Dividend ETF11$13.4$184,104
97GIYGuggenheim Enhanced Core Bond ETF51$5.2$91,314
98EWEFGuggenheim MSCI EAFE Equal Weight ETF17$11.3$176,160
99EWMDGuggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight9$3.2$63,229
100EWSMGuggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Equal Weight9$6.3$23,742
101WXSPGuggenheim Wilshire 4500 Completion ETF26$6.4$18,466
102WFVKGuggenheim Wilshire 5000 Total Market ETF26$6.2$57,101
103WMCRGuggenheim Wilshire Micro-Cap ETF68$16.2$30,000
104RMBGuggenheim Yuan Bond ETF7$5.0$17,472
105PGDiPath Asian & Gulf Currency Revaluation ETN47$4.1$19,516
106BWViPath CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index ETN60$11.4$83,480
107JJUiPath DJ-UBS Aluminum ETN47$3.9$203,894
108LDiPath DJ-UBS Lead ETN47$1.8$45,400
109EROiPath EUR/USD Exchange Rate ETN61$4.9$24,875
110GBBiPath GBP/USD Exchange Rate ETN61$2.7$44,008
111JEMiPath GEMS Index ETN52$1.5$9,467
112GRNiPath Global Carbon ETN47$1.1$9,679
113IVOPiPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX S-T Futures ETN II7$4.8$33,348
114MFLAiPath Long Enh 2x MSCI EAFE Index ETN17$2.8$0
115EMLBiPath Long Enh 2x MSCI Emerging Mkts ETN17$3.3$5,027
116VZZBiPath Long Enh 2x S&P 500 VIX M-T Fut ETN10$2.2$251,454
117ROLAiPath Long Ext 3x Russell 1000 TR ETN17$6.7$5,939
118SFLAiPath Long Ext 3x S&P 500 TR Index ETN17$8.4$34,235
119DIRTiPath Pure Beta Agriculture ETN13$2.8$10,380
120FOILiPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN13$1.7$459
121CHOCiPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN13$2.7$26,026
122CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN13$1.6$18,137
123CUPMiPath Pure Beta Copper ETN13$2.6$41,024
124CTNNiPath Pure Beta Cotton ETN13$1.8$6,977
125OLEMiPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN13$22.4$457,031
126ONGiPath Pure Beta Energy ETN13$2.2$523
127WEETiPath Pure Beta Grains ETN13$2.3$88,362
128HEVYiPath Pure Beta Industrial Metals ETN13$2.8$21,739
129LEDDiPath Pure Beta Lead ETN13$1.1$11,828
130LSTKiPath Pure Beta Livestock ETN13$1.2$23,467
131NINIiPath Pure Beta Nickel ETN13$1.4$2,597
132BLNGiPath Pure Beta Precious Metals ETN13$2.4$53,714
133SBViPath Pure Beta S&P GSCI-Weighted ETN13$1.4$1,173
134GRWNiPath Pure Beta Softs ETN13$1.0$2,698
135SGARiPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN13$2.4$9,363
136DCNGiPath Seasonal Natural Gas ETN13$2.1$6,680
137MFSAiPath Short Enh -2x MSCI EAFE Index ETN17$5.1$2,240
138EMSAiPath Short Enh -2x MSCI Emerging Mkts ETN17$6.1$1,921
139ROSAiPath Short Ext -3x Russell 1000 TR ETN17$1.7$14,734
140DTYLiPath US Treasury 10-year Yield Bull ETN21$8.3$195,314
141DTUSiPath US Treasury 2-year Yield Bear ETN21$17.3$59,940
142DTULiPath US Treasury 2-year Yield Bull ETN21$4.1$3,420
143DFVSiPath US Treasury 5-Year Yield Bear ETN10$1.2$7,580
144DFVLiPath US Treasury 5-Year Yield Bull ETN10$1.8$367
145DLBLiPath US Treasury Long Bond Yield Bull ETN21$4.8$159,915
146EMERIQ Emerging Markets Mid Cap ETF10$1.7$17,211
147IOILIQ Global Oil Small Cap ETF12$2.6$141,741
148IFEUiShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Europe54$12.4$104,501
149FNIOiShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Cpd61$10.1$60,800
150AXDIiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Discr22$6.3$29,811
151AXSLiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Staples22$3.4$28,730
152AXENiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Energy22$5.7$90,987
153AXFNiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Financials28$2.1$6,789
154AXHEiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Health Care22$9.0$53,526
155AXIDiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Industrials22$2.7$30,374
156AXITiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Info Technology22$2.8$11,409
157AXMTiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Materials22$2.7$15,993
158AXTEiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Telecom Services22$2.7$12,903
159AXUTiShares MSCI ACWI ex US Utilities22$6.5$219,549
160EMFNiShares MSCI Emerging Markets Financials28$3.6$67,512
161EMMTiShares MSCI Emerging Markets Materials28$8.3$72,601
162FEFNiShares MSCI Far East Financials Sector28$2.4$1,770
163NUCLiShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy47$11.6$32,979
164TZDiShares S&P Target Date 2010 Index Fund42$4.9$15,648
165TZEiShares S&P Target Date 2015 Index Fund42$11.8$103,567
166TZLiShares S&P Target Date 2030 Index Fund42$14.0$65,257
167TZOiShares S&P Target Date 2035 Index Fund42$10.5$53,020
168TZViShares S&P Target Date 2040 Index Fund42$19.6$85,622
169TZWiShares S&P Target Date 2045 Index Fund9$4.1$12,660
170TZYiShares S&P Target Date 2050 Index Fund9$4.1$37,927
171TGRiShares S&P Target Date Retirement Inc.42$7.8$48,928
172DSXJJPM Qtrly Dbl Short US 10-Yr Treas Fut ETN19$8.1$20,453
173DSTJJPM Qtrly Dbl Short US Long Treas Fut ETN19$7.4$4,872
174JFTKEYnotes FT Enhanced 130/30 Large Cap ETN48$3.6$4,746
175XMPTMarket Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF10$8.4$103,510
176COLXMarket Vectors Colombia ETF14$2.0$12,961
177URRMarket Vectors Double Long Euro ETN48$0.9$11,510
178GERJMarket Vectors Germany Small-Cap ETF13$3.1$17,149
179MESMarket Vectors Gulf States46$12.3$71,254
180INRMarket Vectors Indian Rupee/USD ETN50$2.7$14,246
181FLTRMarket Vectors Investment Grd Floating Rate12$7.2$47,274
182BONOMarket Vectors LatAm Aggregate Bond ETF12$7.6$54,587
183RSXJMarket Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF13$5.1$182,085
184MLPYMorgan Stanley Cushing MLP High Income ETN14$19.7$44,303
185BARLMorgan Stanley S&P 500 Crude Oil ETN10$12.2$11,312
186NASIPax MSCI North America ESG Index24$10.4$59,154
187TRSYPIMCO Broad U.S. Treasury Index Fund 18$19.1$12,767
188PLKPowerShares Active Low Duration49$7.6$47,709
189PMAPowerShares Active Mega-Cap Portfolio49$10.2$24,562
190CVRTPowerShares Convertible Securities Portfolio11$9.5$97,249
191JGBTPowerShares DB 3x Japanese G-Bond Fut ETN13$4.4$24,811
192UDNTPowerShares DB 3x Short USD Idx Futures ETN11$1.8$12,847
193ADZPowerShares DB Agriculture Short ETN49$1.9$29,554
194BDGPowerShares DB Base Metals Long ETN47$1.6$2,887
195DYYPowerShares DB Commodity Dbl Long ETN49$11.3$168,691
196DEEPowerShares DB Commodity Dbl Short ETN49$2.6$44,465
197DPUPowerShares DB Commodity Long ETN49$6.0$37,664
198JGBLPowerShares DB Japanese G-Bond Fut ETN13$5.1$73,342
199PJBPowerShares Dynamic Banking68$13.3$57,420
200PICPowerShares Dynamic Insurance79$7.3$21,501
201PXNPowerShares Dynamic Lux Nanotech79$22.3$65,455
202PIQPowerShares Dynamic Magniquant68$18.5$22,184
203PXLGPowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Gr11$4.4$37,970
204PXMCPowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core66$18.6$56,550
205PXSCPowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core66$15.7$28,746
206PKNPowerShares Global Nuclear Energy50$14.8$37,837
207PSTLPowerShares Global Steel Portfolio44$3.1$15,978
208PWNDPowerShares Global Wind Energy47$13.0$48,672
209PTOPowerShares Ibbotson Alternative Completion48$9.2$50,353
210KBWXPowerShares KBW International Financial17$3.2$2,260
211KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT17$9.0$104,479
212KBWPPowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Ins17$5.6$35,712
213PMNAPowerShares MENA Frontier Countries46$19.6$57,610
214PYHPowerShares Morningstar StockInvestor Core66$15.3$56,431
215IDHQPowerShares S&P Intl Developed High Quality59$17.0$47,472
216PSCMPowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials25$4.3$105,600
217HDGProShares Hedge Replication ETF10$15.8$110,649
218IGSProShares Short Investment Grade Corporate13$3.5$23,561
219KRSProShares Short KBW Regional Banking25$6.8$48,898
220UGEProShares Ultra Consumer Goods64$13.7$61,829
221UCDProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity42$9.0$55,582
222UJBProShares Ultra High Yield13$4.4$135,688
223IGUProShares Ultra Investment Grade Corporate13$2.5$259,104
224KRUProShares Ultra KBW Regional Banking25$4.7$140,876
225UPVProShares Ultra MSCI Europe24$2.8$138,664
226UMXProShares Ultra MSCI Mexico Investable Mkt24$1.9$25,448
227UXJProShares Ultra MSCI Pacific Ex-Japan24$3.1$48,896
228UKFProShares Ultra Russell 1000 Growth63$14.5$62,186
229UVGProShares Ultra Russell 1000 Value63$7.3$41,125
230UKWProShares Ultra Russell Midcap Growth63$12.2$84,709
231UVUProShares Ultra Russell Midcap Value63$5.8$47,873
232UWCProShares Ultra Russell300034$4.5$39,973
233LTLProShares Ultra Telecommunications50$3.5$25,587
234YCLProShares Ultra Yen42$5.0$150,875
235TBZProShares UltraShort 3-7 Year Treasury13$5.0$117,570
236SZKProShares UltraShort Consumer Goods64$2.6$61,378
237RXDProShares UltraShort Healthcare64$3.8$51,610
238SMKProShares UltraShort MSCI Mexico35$1.8$11,452
239JPXProShares UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan35$2.0$30,123
240BISProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology25$4.4$105,367
241SFKProShares UltraShort Russell 1000 Growth63$2.1$115,906
242SJFProShares UltraShort Russell 1000 Value63$1.7$10,199
243SJHProShares UltraShort Russell 2000 Value63$4.6$123,746
244SDKProShares UltraShort Russell Midcap Growth63$1.9$20,364
245SJLProShares UltraShort Russell Midcap Value63$1.4$11,062
246TWQProShares UltraShort Russell300034$1.5$33,809
247TLLProShares UltraShort Telecom50$2.3$22,147
248TPSProShares UltraShort TIPS15$4.2$342,715
249SDPProShares UltraShort Utilities64$3.1$116,553
250BTALQuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta8$6.6$105,496
251BTAHQuantShares U.S. Market Neutral High Beta8$7.9$114,934
252MOMQuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum8$4.9$47,133
253QLTQuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Quality8$4.8$60,219
254SIZQuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Size8$6.3$48,619
255CHEPQuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value8$7.4$108,398
256NOMOQuantShares U.S. Mkt Neutral Anti-Momentum8$4.7$19,112
257DRGSRBS Global Big Pharma ETN6$4.5$9,376
258TWTIRBS Oil Trendpilot ETN8$8.8$136,262
259RWWRevenueShares Financials Sector Fund42$8.8$127,438
260RWVRevenueShares Navellier Overall A-10040$8.1$27,399
261HBTARussell 1000 High Beta ETF11$4.9$56,824
262HMTMRussell 1000 High Momentum ETF11$5.3$14,145
263HVOLRussell 1000 High Volatility ETF11$4.9$3,438
264SHBTRussell 2000 High Beta ETF11$4.5$14,695
265SHMORussell 2000 High Momentum ETF11$5.1$20,740
266SHVYRussell 2000 High Volatility ETF11$4.2$15,431
267SLBTRussell 2000 Low Beta ETF11$5.1$21,460
268SLVYRussell 2000 Low Volatility ETF11$5.1$99,785
269AGRGRussell Aggressive Growth ETF12$5.3$35,027
270CNTRRussell Contrarian ETF12$4.7$9,222
271ONEFRussell Equity ETF24$5.6$37,287
272LWPERussell Low P/E ETF12$4.9$24,095
273SGGGRussell Small Cap Aggressive Growth ETF7$6.5$7,513
274SCOGRussell Small Cap Consistent Growth ETF7$6.5$37,657
275SCTRRussell Small Cap Contrarian ETF7$6.7$7,171
276SCLPRussell Small Cap Low P/E ETF7$6.7$7,790
277VRDSPDR Nuveen S&P VRDO Municipal Bond ETF32$15.0$118,452
278JPPSPDR Russell/Nomura PRIME Japan66$14.8$34,362
279IPWSPDR S&P International Energy46$11.6$65,424
280IPFSPDR S&P International Financial46$5.1$114,569
281IRVSPDR S&P International Materials46$12.4$63,180
282IPKSPDR S&P International Technology46$14.1$40,997
283KMESPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF37$3.8$8,152
284NAGSTeucrium Natural Gas Fund15$1.7$35,271
285SOYBTeucrium Soybean Fund7$5.5$89,035
286CANETeucrium Sugar Fund7$3.7$38,863
287WEATTeucrium Wheat Fund7$5.1$55,524
288CRUDTeucrium WTI Crude Oil Fund14$3.5$51,661
289VXAAUBS ETRACS 1-Mth S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN8$4.0$44,381
290MLPSUBS ETRACS 1x Mthly Short Alerian MLP ETN19$6.9$4,702
291VXBBUBS ETRACS 2-Mth S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN8$5.2$15,784
292VXCCUBS ETRACS 3-Mth S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN8$6.3$14,581
293VXDDUBS ETRACS 4-Mth S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN8$6.6$6,760
294VXEEUBS ETRACS 5-Mth S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN8$7.1$9,819
295VXFFUBS ETRACS 6-Mth S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN8$7.7$5,040
296MLPGUBS ETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN22$15.4$58,269
297UBNUBS ETRACS CMCI Energy TR ETN50$3.2$8,492
298UBMUBS ETRACS CMCI Industrial Metals TR ETN50$5.6$84,364
299UBCUBS ETRACS CMCI Livestock TR ETN50$4.5$108,599
300PTDUBS ETRACS CMCI Short Platinum ER ETN48$3.4$2,462
301DDVXUBS ETRACS Daily Shrt 4-M S&P VIX Fut ETN8$13.0$47,061
302EEVXUBS ETRACS Daily Shrt 5-M S&P VIX Fut ETN8$12.3$57,191
303FFVXUBS ETRACS Daily Shrt 6-M S&P VIX Fut ETN8$11.5$4,941
304SSDDUBS ETRACS ISE Solid State Drive ETN8$12.3$32,850
305EIPLUBS ETRACS M 2x Lvr Next Gen Internet ETN9$3.7$1,573
306LSKYUBS ETRACS Mth 2x ISE Cloud Comptng ETN7$15.8$35,311
307SSDLUBS ETRACS Mth 2x ISE Solid State Drv ETN8$13.9$28,006
308EIPOUBS ETRACS Next Generation Internet ETN9$6.7$2,782
309OILZUBS ETRACS Oil Futures Contango ETN11$10.2$17,073
310BDCSUBS ETRACS Wells Fargo BDC ETN12$14.3$64,071
311MLPWUBS ETRACS Wells Fargo MLP Index ETN18$19.8$55,739
312VTWVVanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF20$12.4$84,885
313IVOVVanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF20$12.7$31,448
314IPALVelocityShares 2x Inverse Palladium ETN7$1.7$25,677
315IPLTVelocityShares 2x Inverse Platinum ETN7$2.7$16,209
316LPALVelocityShares 2x Long Palladium ETN7$3.3$71,934
317LPLTVelocityShares 2x Long Platinum ETN7$3.4$60,165
318DGLDVelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETN7$2.3$585,838
319VIIZVelocityShares VIX Medium-Term ETN17$7.9$79,723
320SZRWisdomTree Dreyfus S. African Rand47$4.9$71,047
321EUWisdomTree Euro Debt Fund48$4.7$26,613
322RRFWisdomTree Global Real Return Fund10$4.8$25,672
323ROIWisdomTree LargeCap Growth41$20.2$71,274
324GULFWisdomTree Middle East Dividend46$13.7$86,172
Data sources:  Daily prices and volume of individual ETPs from Norgate Premium Data. All other information compiled by Invest With An Edge from sources believed to reliable.

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