2021 was a challenging year.
However, there were some pockets of the economy that actually did well.
For some insight into where investors are focusing their investment dollars, today’s chart highlights the best ETFs of 2021.
By doing so, a clear theme emerges.
The top five ETFs of 2021 were all related to the reopening of the economy and resulting supply shortages.
What was the best performing ETF of 2021?
Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (BDRY) was the best performing ETF of 2021 with a gain of 283%.
What is an ETF?
An ETF (exchange-traded fund) is simply a basket of assets that trades on a stock exchange just like a stock.
How many ETFs are there?
Currently, there are over 2500 U.S. based ETFs.
What is the largest ETF?
SPY, which tracks the S&P 500, is currently the largest ETF based on assets under management.