15 Asset Class ETF Total Return 2009 to 2022

Asset Class ETF 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
US Large Caps SPY -23% 28.7% 14.6% 29.4% -4.6% 21.7% 12% 1.2% 13.5% 32.3% 16% 1.9% 15.1% 26.4%
US Small Caps IWM -25.7% 14.5% 17.2% 24.1% -11.1% 14.6% 21.6% -4.5% 5% 38.7% 16.7% -4.4% 26.9% 28.5%
EM Stocks EEM -18.8% -3.6% 13% 14.9% -15.3% 37.3% 10.9% -16.2% -3.9% -3.6% 19% -18.8% 16.5% 69%
EAFE Stocks EFA -21.9% 11.4% 1.7% 18.1% -13.8% 25.1% 1.4% -1% -6.2% 21.4% 18.8% -12.2% 8.2% 27%
Preferred Stocks PFF -10.2% -62.4% 310.5% 11.2% -4.6% 8.1% 1.3% 4.3% 14.1% -1% 17.6% -2% 13.8% 38.5%
High Yield Bonds HYG -8.1% 33% -2.8% 9.4% -2% 6.1% 13.4% -5% 1.9% 5.8% 11.1% 6.8% 11.9% 28.5%
Investment Grade Bonds LQD -12.3% -50.9% -18.4% 14.5% -3.8% 7.1% 6.2% -1.3% 8.2% -2% 10.2% 9.7% 9.3% 8.4%
Long Duration Treasuries TLT -12.3% -52% -31.9% 12.4% -1.6% 9.2% 1.2% -1.8% 27.3% -13.4% 2.4% 34% 9% -21.8%
TIPS TIP -11.2% 5.7% 5% 6.3% -1.4% 2.8% 4.7% -1.8% 3.6% -8.5% 6.4% 13.3% 6.1% 8.9%
US Total Bond Market BND - -4.3% 9.3% 6.4% -0.1% 4% 2.3% 0.1% 5.4% -2.5% 2.9% 7.9% 6.2% 3.6%
US Cash BIL 0% -0.1% 0.1% 0.5% 1.7% 0.7% 0.1% -0.1% -0.1% -0.1% -0% -0% -0% 0.3%
EM Bonds (USD) EMB -17.8% 1553.4% -80.8% 11.2% -5.5% 10.3% 9.3% 1% 6% -7.8% 16.5% 7.6% 10.8% 15.4%
REITs VNQ -19.7% 223.1% -83.2% 25.2% -6% 4.9% 8.6% 2.4% 30.4% 2.3% 17.6% 8.6% 28.4% 30.1%
Gold GLD 0.2% -4.1% 24.8% 17.9% -1.9% 12.8% 8% -10.7% -2.2% -28.3% 6.6% 9.6% 29.3% 24%
Commodities DBC 37.9% 41.4% -7.8% 10.1% -11.6% 4.9% 18.6% -27.6% -28.1% -7.6% 3.5% -2.6% 11.9% 16.2%
Highest Return DBC EMB PFF SPY BIL EEM IWM PFF VNQ IWM EEM TLT GLD EEM
Lowest Return IWM PFF VNQ BIL EEM BIL BIL DBC DBC GLD TLT EEM TIP TLT
% of Asset class Positive 15% 53% 60% 100% 7% 100% 100% 33% 67% 33% 100% 64% 100% 93%