Asset Class Scoreboard at Half Time by Attain Capital

It’s halftime in the 2014 asset game, and what a first half it was with every asset class positive on the year so far. Real Estate is far and beyond leading the pack up 16% on the year. The rest are in the middle of the pack, while Managed Futures just made it into the black. Here’s to seeing what the 2nd half has to offer.

Asset Class Scoreboard

Asset Class Scoreboard

(Disclaimer: past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results)
Source: All ETF performance data from Morningstar.com
Sources: Managed Futures = Newedge CTA Index, Cash = 13 week T-Bill rate
Bonds = Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND),
Hedge Funds = IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI)
Commodities = iShares GSCI ETF (GSG); Real Estate = iShares DJ Real Estate ETF (IYR);
World Stocks = iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index Fund ETF (ACWX);
US Stocks = SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

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