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100 Lowest YTD ETF Returns

The following table lists the bottom 100 exchange-traded funds in terms of year-to-date returns. These are the 100 ETFs that have had the lowest percentage return since the beginning of the current calendar year. You may also wish to see the 100 ETFs with the highest YTD returns.

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Symbol Name YTD Return AUM Avg Volume
FGHY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN N/A N/A N/A
KEMP FTSE Emerging Markets Plus ETF N/A N/A N/A
UK FTSE 100 ETF N/A N/A N/A
VXUP Spot CBOE VIX Up Class Shares N/A N/A N/A
VXDN Spot CBOE VIX Down Class Shares N/A N/A N/A
GASL Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares -82.86% $36,279.60 349,123
TVIX Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -74.53% $211,646.20 5,103,525
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -74.43% $368,184.90 10,815,348
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares -70.16% $598,267.90 21,297,434
UWTI 3x Long Crude ETN -68.71% $916,226.00 70,471,883
JNUG Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares -67.34% $124,240.70 2,972,647
RUSS Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares -62.81% $57,486.90 487,517
BRZU Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3x Shares -60.17% $38,848.30 85,749
CVOL C-Tracks ETN Citi Volatility Index Total Return -52.29% $3,639.90 74,430
UGAZ 3x Long Natural Gas ETN -49.50% $460,357.50 46,897,953
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares -48.41% $13,436.80 8,548
UCO Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil -46.42% $818,565.10 6,225,369
VIIX VIX Short-Term ETN -43.82% $8,441.70 106,194
VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -43.76% $1,021,444.60 48,687,117
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -43.64% $129,753.50 1,512,966
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil -43.21% $5,937.80 7,853
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -40.00% $123,975.70 609,148
GAZ DJ-UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN -39.30% $12,096.20 36,222
FCG ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund -38.59% $178,659.00 868,880
ERX Daily Energy Bull 3X Shares -37.56% $452,985.00 1,485,762
TVIZ Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN -36.19% $871.30 1,568
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF -35.86% $64,856.00 85,692
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF -35.76% $309,694.00 1,980,647
JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN -34.51% $101,480.60 167,581
PLTM ISE Global Platinum Index Fund -34.27% $6,920.00 6,583
PSCE S&P SmallCap Energy Portfolio -33.62% $40,582.50 17,102
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN -32.81% $120,775.80 641,500
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF -32.46% $80,997.00 50,394
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF -31.89% $29,512.00 56,847
CAFE Pure Beta Coffee ETN -31.85% $5,121.00 8,222
SILJ PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF -31.63% $3,802.50 6,827
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas -31.10% $62,039.10 95,681
URA Uranium ETF -31.01% $159,223.70 227,397
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN -30.53% $6,727.60 6,311
GREK FTSE Greece 20 ETF -30.37% $297,986.00 1,550,356
MLPL E-TRACS 2x Leveraged Long Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index -30.19% $261,122.40 105,725
SGDM Gold Miners ETF -29.50% $116,383.00 93,069
BRXX Brazil Infrastructure Index Fund -29.46% $11,368.00 11,161
SIL Silver Miners ETF -29.27% $138,226.00 240,417
COLX Market Vectors Colombia ETF -29.24% $2,502.00 2,630
BDD DB Base Metals Dble Long ETN -29.12% $2,740.00 4,318
DAG DB Agriculture Double Long ETN -29.04% $8,965.20 29,936
DGAZ 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN -28.48% $85,380.40 11,155,190
ENY Canadian Energy Income ETF -28.19% $33,320.00 22,530
NINI Pure Beta Nickel ETN -27.87% $947.20 346
SLVP MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF -27.79% $11,466.00 14,795
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -26.97% $43,804.50 80,823
SLX Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund -26.92% $66,096.00 49,513
SGAR Pure Beta Sugar ETN -26.91% $1,211.50 2,069
ICOL iShares MSCI Colombia Capped ETF -26.88% $13,280.00 9,150
SGG Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -26.87% $48,884.80 51,127
DIG Ultra Oil & Gas -26.63% $128,651.00 144,708
OIL S&P GSCI Crude Oil Tot Ret Idx ETN -26.48% $810,347.60 3,325,292
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners -26.17% $4,269,366.00 39,332,703
CANE Sugar Fund -26.09% $3,942.00 7,619
GXG InterBolsa FTSE Colombia 20 ETF -26.05% $63,727.20 193,661
CU ISE Global Copper Index Fund -25.93% $15,719.00 23,527
OLO DB Crude Oil Long ETN -25.90% $10,343.80 14,958
EWV UltraShort MSCI Japan -25.89% $14,371.20 6,772
BRAQ Brazil Consumer ETF -25.81% $5,295.00 1,536
MATL Daily Basic Materials Bull 3X Shares -25.76% $2,416.50 1,890
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio -25.72% $16,884.00 21,164
IDXJ Market Vectors Indonesia Small-Cap ETF -25.44% $7,238.00 2,952
COPX Copper Miners ETF -25.27% $18,304.00 36,239
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN -25.13% $32,681.90 149,080
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF -24.65% $43,474.50 10,198
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ -24.46% $387,706.00 6,283,380
XES SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equip & Service -24.36% $218,059.00 360,861
EDC Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3X Shares -24.32% $208,225.20 1,455,105
SOXL Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares -24.22% $125,328.00 485,194
FRAK Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF -23.67% $51,840.00 37,106
EGPT Egypt Index ETF -23.50% $46,274.20 9,111
PALL Physical Palladium Shares -23.45% $268,065.00 28,822
FBZ Brazil AlphaDEX Fund -23.40% $2,376.00 1,372
CNDA IQ Canada Small Cap ETF -23.36% $8,134.50 2,020
USO United States Oil Fund -23.13% $2,122,140.00 20,079,348
DPK Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -23.12% $4,997.80 11,684
DBO DB Oil Fund -23.06% $503,890.00 349,011
YMLP Yorkville High Income MLP ETF -23.05% $192,072.00 131,592
YINN Daily China Bull 3x Shares -22.65% $175,392.00 758,752
JUNR Junior Miners ETF -22.65% $2,902.20 998
TUR MSCI Turkey ETF -22.62% $412,717.50 307,373
RXD UltraShort Health Care -22.61% $1,692.00 1,907
CSMB 2x Monthly Leveraged Credit Suisse Merger Arbitrage Liquid Index ETN -22.41% $1,060.40 620
USD Ultra Semiconductors -21.93% $23,949.30 5,416
UYM Ultra Basic Materials -21.90% $58,660.80 17,014
JJS Dow Jones-UBS Softs Total Return Sub-Index ETN -21.90% $2,444.40 421
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF -21.89% $2,472,216.00 14,177,487
BRAF Brazil Financials ETF -21.84% $994.50 4,938
UCD Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity -21.75% $2,035.40 1,118
BRAZ Brazil Mid Cap ETF -21.63% $3,649.50 1,610
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -21.40% $1,137,491.80 9,284,369
PICK iShares MSCI Global Metals & Mining Producers ETF -21.25% $59,122.00 57,389
XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Product -21.22% $1,352,229.10 8,516,472
GRWN Pure Beta Softs ETN -20.90% $661.50 233

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