Not All ETF’s are Created Equal – you have to do your Research

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June 22, 2009 3:44pm ETF BASIC NEWS

Below are two ETF’s related to the oil market sector – one is capitalization weighted (IYE) and the other is Equal weighted (RYE).

You can see from three stocks that are common to BOTH ETF’s that their percentages in the respective ETF’s  are very different and you will also note that the performance of the cap weighted ETF – IYE was SIGNIFICANTLY better (almost 5 times better) since the beginning of 2009.


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