Best Fit Long/Short Equity Funds

This is a type of hedge fund strategy in which the manager buys a mix of long and short positions in stocks. Shorting a stock means a manager is betting that the price will fall.

All ranked ETFs meet our Best Fit criteria.

#1 PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite Portfolio (PBP)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 2.00% Avg. Volume: 135,171
Fees: 0.75% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index

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Accuvest Global Long Short ETF (AGLS)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 7.17% Avg. Volume: 3,682
Fees: 1.49% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: MSCI World Index

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AdvisorShares QAM Equity Hedge ETF (QEH)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 1.00% Avg. Volume: 7,623
Fees: 1.64% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Not applicable

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AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 1.94% Avg. Volume: 42,772
Fees: 0.95% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: AlphaClone Hedge Fund Long/Short Index

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Credit Suisse Gold Shares Covered Call ETN (GLDI)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 6.04% Avg. Volume: 16,121
Fees: 0.65% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Credit Suisse NASDAQ Gold FLOWS 103 Index

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Credit Suisse Long/Short Liquid Index ETN (CSLS)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 5.10% Avg. Volume: 2,879
Fees: 0.45% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Credit Suisse/Tremont Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Index

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Credit Suisse Merger Arbitrage Liquid Index ETN (CSMA)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 1.73% Avg. Volume: 1,978
Fees: 0.55% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Credit Suisse Merger Arbitrage Liquid Index

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ETRACS Fisher-Gartman Risk Off ETN (OFF)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 3.36% Avg. Volume: 3,469
Fees: 1.15% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Fisher-Gartman Risk Index

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ETRACS Fisher-Gartman Risk On ETN (ONN)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 2.86% Avg. Volume: 1,305
Fees: 0.85% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Fisher-Gartman Risk Index

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iShares Dow Jones-UBS Roll Select Commodity Index Trust (CMDT)

Asset Class: Commodity

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Performance (YTD): 7.97% Avg. Volume: 562
Fees: 0.75% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones-UBS Roll Select Commodity Index

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Top Performing Long/Short Equity Funds As of 03.05.2014

ETRACS Fisher-Gartman Risk On ETN (ONN)

Total Return: 6.41%

iShares Dow Jones-UBS Roll Select Commodity Index Trust (CMDT)

Total Return: 5.93%

AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA)

Total Return: 5.81%

AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA)

Total Return: 34.09%

ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF (CSM)

Total Return: 27.57%

PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite Portfolio (PBP)

Total Return: 11.99%

ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF (CSM)

Total Return: 14.58%

PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite Portfolio (PBP)

Total Return: 7.14%

Credit Suisse Long/Short Liquid Index ETN (CSLS)

Total Return: 2.82%

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