iShares

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iShares

A family of exchange-traded funds that tracks various stock or bond markets. iShares can be traded like stocks or other securities and operate much like mutual funds but without any net asset value. The largest issuer of exchange-traded funds, iShare funds are traded on several stock exchanges globally.

iShares

Exchange-traded funds with portfolios based on a series of stock indexes including the S&P indexes, the Dow Jones indexes, and the Russell indexes. iShares are also available for MSCI foreign indexes. Shares of each fund represent proportional ownership of individual stocks that make up the index on which the fund is based. iShares were developed by Barclays Global Investors and are mostly traded on the American Stock Exchange.
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Diversified iShares Russell Midcap Value Index IWS 19.1 n/a iShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials IYM 18.0 n/a Materials Select Sector SPDR XLB 17.3 n/a iShares NYSE Composite Index NYC 16.6 n/a Rydex S&P Equal Weight RSP 14.0 n/a Minimum Expense Initial Fund Name Ratio Investment Large Cap Janus Contrarian 0.94% $2,500 Columbia Marsico 21st Century Z 1.01 0 RiverSource Diversified Equity Inc R4 0.93 2,000 Excelsior Value & Restructuring 1.05 500 Hartford Value HLS IB 0.89 0 Fifth Third Multi Cap Value Instl 1.29 1,000 1st Source Monogram Income Equity 1.15 1,000 Neuberger Berman Partners Tr 0.99 1,000 T.
Within their market investments, top holdings include: iShares Russell Midcap Value Index (IWS) 8% Legg Mason Value Prim (LMVTX) 9.4% iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (FXI) 5% Vanguard Total Bond Market Index (VBMFX) 4% SPDRs (SPY) 7.4% iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index (DVY) 3% OMGEN LLC.