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Below are the 20 hottest ETFs at the close of November, based on the 6 month performance. These are not 'buy' recommendations or aggregate portfolios for investment. An investor could use this list is
a) to get a sense for the intermediate trends and b) as potential short-term trading opportunities (long or short), although I tend not to use leveraged funds.
While in previous months the highest momentum ETFs were heavy on leveraged ETFs, as detailed here, this month we see a high concentration of commodity ETFs (similar to last month). This matches up well with the recent inflation in a variety of commodities.
If you are comfortable using your own technical analysis that is another option for using the list. Trend lines and support/resistance levels are some of the simplest and most powerful tools for analyzing price charts. An investor could also use proprietary trading signals combined with risk management techniques such as those I profiled in-depth here. Data includes leveraged ETFs and the data source is FINVIZ.com.
Ticker Company Trading Strategies Performance (Half Year) Performance (Year) 200-Day Simple Moving Average Price
AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver Trading Strategies 115.64% 94.98% 87.69% 133.31
SGG iPath DJ-UBS Sugar TR Sub-Idx ETN Trading Strategies 103.75% 25.31% 37.79% 79.85
DAG PowerShares DB Agriculture Dble Long ETN Trading Strategies 75.71% 2.03% 28.50% 11.07
SIL Global X Silver Miners ETF Trading Strategies 71.09% 42.81% 24.09
JJS iPath DJ-UBS Softs TR Sub-Idx ETN Trading Strategies 62.36% 44.54% 31.25% 67.96
UMX ProShares Ultra MSCI Mexico Trading Strategies 60.68% 28.59% 37.6
BAL iPath DJ-UBS Cotton TR Sub-Idx ETN Trading Strategies 60.00% 62.45% 34.97% 59.36
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3X Shares Trading Strategies 55.29% 16.17% 28.43% 45.05
USV UBS E-TRACS CMCI Silver TR ETN Trading Strategies 52.92% 50.79% 42.46% 40.08
SIVR ETFS Physical Silver Shares Trading Strategies 52.84% 51.43% 42.59% 27.97
DBS PowerShares DB Silver Trading Strategies 52.63% 50.82% 42.50% 49.68
SLV iShares Silver Trust Trading Strategies 52.61% 51.18% 42.49% 27.44
PALL ETFS Physical Palladium Shares Trading Strategies 52.36% 34.87% 69.72
LBJ Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 3X Shs Trading Strategies 48.88% 16.24% 36.64
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF Trading Strategies 46.72% 48.60% 35.64% 40.45
BHH B2B Internet HOLDRs Trading Strategies 45.66% 108.65% 29.37% 0.77
CZM Direxion Daily China Bull 3X Shares Trading Strategies 45.27% 14.37% 44.83
JJA iPath DJ-UBS Agriculture TR Sub-Idx ETN Trading Strategies 44.80% 21.02% 21.68% 54.53
COPX Global X Copper Miners ETF Trading Strategies 44.48% 21.55% 16.72
JO iPath DJ-UBS Coffee TR Sub-Idx ETN Trading Strategies 44.47% 32.63% 21.13%


Disclosure: No positions

Source: November's Strongest ETFs