Looking for SPDR ETFs? You’ve come to the right place, at least for education on the subject. ETFs generally offer investors the possibility of a single investment in a variety of securities or stocks, while at the same time benefiting from price flexibility. With their boom in popularity, there are currently over 50 issuers of ETF products, and State Street Global Advisors is one of the largest.
Headquarted in Boston, State Street Global Advisors was founded as a part of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) in 1978, and a couple of years ago, its Assets Under Management were estimated to some $1.4 trillion. It has over 120 U.S.-listed ETFs, also known as SPDR ETFs, with an average expense ratio of 0.36%.
WIth this in mind, it will be useful for you to understand what the largest SPDR ETFs are, and the most rudimentary way to gauge size is by AUM (assets under management). In a style similar to our coverage of the biggest bond ETFs, let’s look at the top 10. We’ll also tell you what each index tracks, which will the be the most important factor in your investment decision. Some highlights include SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD), Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd (NYSEARCA:XLF) and more.
Let’s take a look at the largest SPDR ETFs and quit our yapping: