ETF Spotlight: July 2013

Published on by on July 1, 2013 | Updated July 2, 2013

Each month, we highlight an ETF flying under the radar that offers exposure to a unique asset class or investment strategy. This month, we take a closer look at a multi-cap value ETF based on a popular index many investors have followed for years.

Investors looking to beat the market usually have to settle for highly volatile funds that often have a steep price tag. However, many have found a middle ground in the Barron’s 400 index, which tracks the most fundamentally sound and attractively priced stocks from all corners of the U.S. market. This index has gained 7.7% over the last five years, compared to the S&P 500, which only rose 5.5% over the same time period.

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