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15 Newly Rated ETFs Underperform

Expense Ratio: 0.75%

One Year Total Return: 7.2%

Rated "E+" by TheStreet Ratings:


4. SPDR Barclays Capital Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF

SPDR Barclays Capital Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF (EBND) seeks investment objective is to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital EM Local Currency Government Diversified Index that tracks the fixed-rate local currency sovereign debt of emerging market countries.

Expense Ratio: 0.50%

One Year Total Return: 7.6%

Rated "D+" by TheStreet Ratings:


3. Global X FTSE ASEAN 40 ETF

Global X FTSE ASEAN 40 ETF (ASEA) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the FTSE/ASEAN 40 Index. The index tracks the performance of the 40 largest and most liquid companies in the five ASEAN regions: Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

Expense Ratio: 0.65%

One Year Total Return: 7.7%

Rated "D" by TheStreet Ratings:


2. SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (EDIV) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of an index that tracks dividend paying securities of publicly-traded companies in emerging markets. The fund invests at least 80%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the S&P Emerging Markets Dividend Opportunities Index.

Expense Ratio: 0.59%

One Year Total Return: 10.4%

Rated "D+" by TheStreet Ratings:


1. RBS Gold Trendpilot ETN

RBS Gold Trendpilot ETN (TBAR) seeks to provide exposure to the price of gold bullion in positive trending markets and exposure to the 3-month Treasury bill rate in negative trending markets using an objective and transparent methodology.

Expense Ratio: 1.00%

One Year Total Return: 15.9%

Rated "D-" by TheStreet Ratings:


Research Methodology Ratings condenses the available fund performance and risk data into a single composite opinion of each fund's risk-adjusted performance. This allows the unbiased identification of those funds that have historically done well and those that have underperformed the market. While there is no guarantee of future performance, these Investment Ratings provide a solid framework for making informed, timely investment decisions. The funds listed below have reached their one year anniversary.

Funds rated A or B are considered "Buy" rated based on a track record of higher than average risk-adjusted performance. Funds at the C level are rated as "Hold," while underperformers at the D and E levels our model ranks as "Sell."

-- Reported by Kevin Baker in Jupiter, Fla.

Kevin Baker became the senior financial analyst for TheStreet Ratings upon the August 2006 acquisition of Weiss Ratings by, covering equity and mutual fund ratings. He joined the Weiss Group in 1997 as a banking and brokerage analyst. In 1999, he created the Weiss Group's first ratings to gauge the level of risk in U.S. equities. Baker received a B.S. degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. with a finance specialization from Nova Southeastern University.
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