Last week, investors poured money into the stock market in a frenzy. US-listed ETFs have set a record weekly for inflows in 2022, most of it into ETFs tracking the stock market.
The US stocks are back from their recent lows as investors’ appetite for risk returned. Last week, investors put over $180 billion in the ETF industry, mostly in stocks ETFs.
So what are the best US ETFs to buy amid a record weekly inflow in 2022? Here are four to consider: iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV), Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI), and SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (VO).
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV)
For investors willing to get exposure to large-cap companies, IVV is one of the ETFs to consider. It tracks the S&P 500 index and it is a good choice for buy and hold investors. Also, dividends can be reinvested when paid.
IVV’s top five holdings are:
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)
Investors put $3.6 billion last week in VTI alone. This is an ETF giving total-market equity exposure. It is passively managed and remains fully invested.
VTI’s top five holdings are:
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)
SPY needs no introduction to ETF investors because it is the oldest US-listed ETF. If you want to get exposure to large-cap companies in the United States, then SPY might be just what you were looking for. With an average daily volume of about $50 billion, SPY is one of the most popular ETFs for investors looking for a cheaper alternative to direct stock market investing.
Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (VO)
Mid-cap ETFs also attracted inflows last week. VO is a good option for investors looking to invest in US midcaps companies.
More precisely, this ETF fully replicates the CRSP US Mid Cap Index. VO’s top five holdings are:
- Palo Alto Networks
- Pioneer Natural Resources
- Centene Corporation