As the JPMorgan Chase trading loss and European debt mess rekindle memories of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, it’s easy to forget how much U.S. stocks have bounced back since then. Until the recent turbulence, the major indices were at notable levels. Specifically, the tech sector was at its highest level since the bubble days of a decade ago. And despite all the hand wringing of late, the Nasdaq Composite is still only off some 5 percent from its April peak.
Given tech’s market leadership this year and the emerging comparisons to the crisis of several years ago, we rounded up the 10 best performance tech ETFs over the past three years. (More specifically, the period covers the markets’ crisis low of March 9, 2009, to the March 26, 2012, peak.)
Though you’ll recognize some big names and old favorites among the funds’ top-five holdings, you’ll be surprised by what’s missing in many of them, as well as the overall diversity.
Click ahead to see the best-performing tech ETFS.
Posted 14 May 2012
Sources: performance and rankings from Morningstar; holdings from Fidelity (though May 10.)