ETFdb.com has allocated each of the U.S.-listed exchange-traded products (ETPs) to one of approximately 70 "best fit" proprietary ETFdb.com Categories. The mapping between an ETF and an ETFdb.com Category utilizes a "1:1" methodology; each ETF is assigned to one and only one ETFdb.com Category. ETFdb.com’s proprietary method of categorizing ETFs simplifies your ability to browse and find the best ETF for your needs.
When a new ETF is launched, ETFdb.com’s analysts review the fund's stated objective, underlying index and constituent holdings to determine the most appropriate ETFdb.com Category. The mapping between ETFs and ETFdb.com Categories is reviewed on a regular basis.
Below, each ETFdb.com Category is grouped by asset class.