ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
Since its inception in 1896, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has served as a barometer of the U.S. stock market by tracking a select group of the country's industrial leaders. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average DIA offers   Read more 

Bull Case

Quality stocks anchor the portfolio and have made the fund slightly less volatile than the S&P 500.
Since its inception, the fund has experienced minimal index tracking error.
The fund offers low-cost exposure to U.S. industry leaders. Read more 

Bear Case

Price weighting does not accurately reflect the relative size of the fund's holdings.
The committee that maintains the Dow Jones Industrial Average does not follow a predefined set of objective rules to select the index's constituents.
The fund's portfolio of 30 companies is highly concentrated. Read more 

2 Low-Cost ETFs for Broad U.S. Stock Exposure 
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