Best Fit U.S. Government Funds

These ETFs invest in bonds backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government, making them some of the safest available. The funds will invest in a variety of lengths, such as short-, intermediate-, and long-term bonds.

All ranked ETFs meet our Best Fit criteria.

Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (VGSH)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 0.25% Avg. Volume: 60,364
Fees: 0.15% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital U.S. 1-3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index

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Top Performing U.S. Government Funds As of 07.03.2014

Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF (VGLT)

Total Return: 2.73%

iShares Core Long-Term USD Bond ETF (ILTB)

Total Return: 2.56%

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond ETF (VGIT)

Total Return: 1.03%

iShares Core Long-Term USD Bond ETF (ILTB)

Total Return: 5.75%

Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF (VGLT)

Total Return: 2.58%

iShares Agency Bond ETF (AGZ)

Total Return: 1.47%

iShares Core Long-Term USD Bond ETF (ILTB)

Total Return: 8.55%

Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF (VGLT)

Total Return: 7.88%

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond ETF (VGIT)

Total Return: 2.93%

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