A List of SPDR ETFs for Your Investment Portfolio

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If you have an affinity for SPDRs, you’ve come to the right place. SPDRs are a great way to gain exposure to a variety of markets and sectors as well as reaping the benefits of ETFs.

And for those that are new to SPDRs, they are officially known as a Standard & Poors Depository Receipts. Pronounced "spider," SPDRs are a family of exchange=traded funds traded in the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Managed by State Street Global Advisors, SPDRs are like a mini-portfolio of stocks and derivatives with the goal of emulating an investment vehicle like an index or commodity. In short, SPDRs are types of ETFs. They track some of the most actively traded indexes and commodities on the U.S. exchanges.

The SPY (or SPDR ETF) may be Good for You

SPY is a SPDR ETF that tracks the S&P 500 so, if you had an interest in the market, or specifically in the S&P 500, buying SPY shares may be the best way to beef up your investment portfolio. The reason using a SPDR may be a bit easier than investing directly in an index is because the ETF is pre-packaged with shares of stocks in the actual S&P 500.

The SPY SPDR requires only one transaction to gain instant exposure to the index and market. In the case of buying shares in the index, you would have to make multiple trades or purchases to fill your index basket and additionally have to battle index pricing.

This could increase your transaction costs and fees and make it difficult to get the desired price you are seeking.

SPDRs also offers many advantages. Besides their ease of use, one of the biggest advantages is their tax benefit. this is not saying that an SPDR doesn’t have its disadvantages, but there is a reason SPDRs are some of the more popular investment vehicles.

So, if you’re ready to include SPDRs in your portfolio, here's a full list to help you find the right ETF for your investing strategy.

  • ACIM - SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETF
  • BIL - Barclays Capital 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF
  • BWX - Barclays Capital International Treasury Bond ETF
  • BWZ - Barclays Capital Short Term International Treasury Bond ETF
  • CBND - SPDR Barclays Capital Issuer Scored Corporate Bond ETF
  • CWB - Barclays Capital Convertible Bond ETF
  • CWI - MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF
  • DGT - Dow Jones Global Titans ETF
  • DIA - Dow Diamonds ETF
  • DWFI - SPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF
  • DWX - S&P International Dividend ETF
  • EBND - SPDR Barclays Capital Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF
  • EDIV - SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF
  • ELR - Dow Jones Large Cap ETF
  • EMTL - SPDR DoubleLine Emerging Markets Fixed Income ETF
  • EWX - S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF
  • FEU - Dow Jones STOXX 50 ETF
  • FEZ - Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 ETF
  • GAF - S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF
  • GAL - SPDR SSgA Global Allocation ETF
  • GII - FTSE/Macquarie Global Infastructure 100 ETF
  • GLD - Gold Shares ETF
  • GMF - S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF
  • GML - S&P Emerging Latin America ETF
  • GMM - S&P Emerging Markets ETF
  • GNR - SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF
  • GUR - S&P Emerging Europe ETF
  • GWL - S&P World ex-US ETF
  • GWX - S&P International Small Cap ETF
  • GXC - S&P China ETF
  • HDWX - The SPDR S&P International Dividend Currency Hedged ETF
  • HFEZ - SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 Currency Hedged ETF
  • HRK - SPDR Russell 3000 ETF
  • HYMB - SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF
  • IBND - Barclays Capital International Corporate Bond ETF
  • INKM - SPDR SSgA Income Allocation ETF
  • IPD - S&P International Consumer Discretionary Sector ETF
  • IPE - Barclays Capital TIPS ETF
  • IPF - S&P International Financial Sector ETF
  • IPK - S&P International Technology Sector ETF
  • IPN - S&P International Industrial Sector ETF
  • IPS - S&P International Consumer Staples Sector ETF
  • IPU - S&P International Utilities Sector ETF
  • IPW - S&P International Energy Sector ETF
  • IRV - S&P International Materials Sector ETF
  • IRY - S&P International Health Care Sector ETF
  • IST - S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF
  • ITE - Barclays Capital Intermediate Term Treasury ETF
  • ITR - Barclays Capital Intermediate Term Corporate Bond ETF
  • JNK - Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF
  • LGLV - SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF
  • SMLV - SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF
  • SJNK - SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term High Yield Bond ETF
  • KBE - KBW Bank ETF
  • KCE - KBW Capital Markets ETF
  • KIE - KBW Insurance ETF
  • KRE - KBW Regional Banking ETF
  • LAG - Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond ETF
  • LOWC - SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF
  • LWC - Barclays Capital Long Term Corporate Bond ETF
  • MBG - Barclays Capital Mortgage Backed Bond ETF
  • MDY - S&P MidCap 400 ETF
  • MDYG - SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF
  • MDYV - SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF
  • MTK - Morgan Stanley Technology ETF
  • NANR - SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF
  • ONEK - SPDR Russell 1000 ETF
  • ONEO - SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF
  • ONEV - SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF
  • ONEY - SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF
  • PSK - SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred Stock ETF
  • QUS -  SPDR MSCI USA Quality Mix ETF
  • RBL - SPDR S&P Russia ETF
  • RLY - SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return ETF
  • RSCO - SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness ETF
  • RWO - Dow Jones Global Real Estate ETF
  • RWR - Dow Jones REIT ETF
  • RWX - Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF
  • SCPB - SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corporate Bond ETF
  • SDY - S&P Dividend ETF
  • SHM - Barclays Capital Short Term Municipal Bond ETF
  • SLY - SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF
  • SLYG - SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF
  • SLYV - SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF
  • SPY - S&P 500 ETF
  • SPYD -  SPDR S&P 500 High Dividend ETF
  • SPYB - SPDR S&P 500 Buy Back ETF
  • SPYG - SPDR S&P 500 Large Cap Growth ETF
  • SPYV - SPDR S&P 500 Large Cap Value ETF
  • SPYX - SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Free ETF
  • STOT - SPDR DoubleLine Short Duration Total Return Tactical ETF
  • SHE - SPDR SSgA Gender Diversity Index ETF
  • TFI - Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF
  • TLO - Barclays Capital Long Term Treasury ETF
  • TIPX - SPDR Barclays 1-10 Year TIPS ETF
  • TMW - Dow Jones Total Market ETF
  • TWOK - SPDR Russell 2000 ETF
  • WIP - DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF
  • XAR - SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF
  • XBI - S&P Biotech ETF
  • XES - S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF
  • XHB - S&P Homebuilders ETF
  • XHE - SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF
  • XHS - SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF
  • XITK - SPDR FactSet Innovative Technology ETF
  • XLB - Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XLF - Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XLI - Industrial Select Sector SPDR
  • XLK - Technology Select SPDR Fund
  • XLP - Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XLRE - Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XLU - Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XLV - Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XLY - Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund
  • XME - S&P Metals and Mining ETF
  • XOP - S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF
  • XPH - S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF
  • XRT - S&P Retail ETF
  • XSD - S&P Semiconductor ETF
  • XSW - SPDR S&P Software & Services ETF
  • XTH - SPDR S&P Technology Hardware ETF
  • XTL - SPDR S&P Telecom ETF
  • XTN - SPDR S&P Transportation ETF
  • XOVR - SPDR Bank of America Merrill Lynch Crossover Corporate Bond Fund
  • XWEB - SPDR S&P Internet ETF