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The following are the list of ten ETF's in an uptrend during the past 30 trading days. Most of these ETF's created new high highs and low highs in this time frame with a progressively high volume support. These ETF's gained between 16-31% this year, which is better than the 4% gain in the Dow Jones 30.

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SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:EWX):The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the Emerging Markets Under USD2 Billion Index. The fund invests at least 80% of assets in securities that comprise the index. EWX yields 1.86% and has a price to earnings multiple (P/E) of 9. EWX is currently trading at 160% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average.EWX is currently trading at $44.38, raising $6.65 or 17.63% this year.

SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSEARCA:XBI): The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, the performance of an index derived from the biotechnology segment of a U.S. total market composite index. The fund employs a replication strategy in seeking to track the performance of the S&P Biotechnology Select Industry Index. XBI has total assets of $418.23M and has a P/E of 16. XBI is currently trading at 126% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average.XBI is currently trading at $79.92, raising $13.52 or 20.36% this year.

First Trust BICK Index Fund (NASDAQ:BICK): First Trust BICK Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The investment objective of the Fund is to seek investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield, before the Fund's fees and expenses, of an equity index call the ISE BICK (Brazil, India, China, South Korea) Index. BICK has assets of$ 43.2M, yielding 3.51% with a P/E of 9. BICK is currently trading at 168% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average. BICK is currently trading at $27.15, raising $3.55 or 15% this year.

First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund (NASDAQ:CU): First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund is an exchange traded fund. The investment objective of the Fund is to seek investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the ISE Global Copper Index. CU has $51.31M in total assets and has a P/E of 7. CU has an attractive yield of 4.62%. CU is currently trading at 65.1% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average.CU is currently trading at $35.01, raising $5.72 or 19.5% this year.

ProShares Ultra QQQ (NYSEARCA:QLD): ProShares Ultra QQQ seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice the daily performance of the NASDAQ-100 Index. The Fund takes positions in securities and/or financial instruments that, in combination, should have similar daily return characteristics as 200% of the daily return of the Index. QLD has total assets of $678.2M. QLD is currently trading at 31.3% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average.QLD is currently trading at $97.74, raising $16.28 or 19.9% this year.

Guggenheim Shipping ETF (NYSEARCA:SEA): Guggenheim Shipping ETF seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance of Delta Global Shipping Index. The Index is designed to measure the performance of companies listed on global developed market exchanges and consists of companies within the maritime shipping industry. SEA has $34.07M in total assets and yields 6.65%. SEA is currently trading at 86.4% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average.SEA is currently trading at $17.30, raising $2.42 or 16.26% this year.

ProShares UltraPro QQQ (NASDAQ:TQQQ): The investment seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, which correspond to three times (300%) the daily performance of the NASDAQ-100 Index. The fund invests in equity securities and derivatives that ProShare Advisors believe, in combination, should have similar daily return characteristics as three times (300%) the daily return of the index. TQQQ has $183.72M in total assets. TQQQ is currently trading at 2.88% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average. TQQQ is currently trading at $89.27, raising $21.28 or 31.3% this year.

ProShares Ultra FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (NYSEARCA:XPP): The investment seeks daily investment results, which correspond to twice (200%) the daily performance of the FTSE China 25 Index. The fund invests in equity securities, depositary receipts and derivatives that Proshare Advisors believe, in combination, should have similar daily return characteristics as twice (200%) the daily return of the index. XPP has $24.93M in total assets. XPP is currently trading at 31.8% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average. XPP is currently trading at $59.28, raising $13.88 or 30.57% this year.

First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund (NASDAQ:PLTM): First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the ISE Global Platinum Index. The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities that comprise the Index or in depositary receipts representing foreign securities in the Index. PLTM has total assets of $7.21M and yields 1.45%. PLTM is currently trading at -4.25% lower volume compared to its 30 day moving average. is currently trading at $20.9, raising $3.06 or 17.15% this year.

iShares S&P Asia 50 (NYSEARCA:AIA): iShares S&P Asia 50 Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P Asia 50 Index. The Index is a free float-adjusted, market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the performance of the 50 leading companies from four Asian markets: Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. AIA has $177.06M in total assets and has a 2.96% yield. AIA is currently trading at 136% higher volume compared to its 30 day moving average.AIA is currently trading at $43.61, raising $4.46 or 11.39% this year.

Source: Outperforming ETFs Of 2012