With just over a month in the books for 2010, equity markets have already been taken on a wild ride. After an initial jump, concerns over a government-imposed slowdown in China weighed on global stocks, particularly emerging markets and commodity-intensive businesses. As we enter February, many equity ETFs find themselves in the red for the year, attempting to claw back to break-even.We will profile seven funds that are off to a hot start in 2010. Many of 2009's best performers -- such as emerging markets and technology ETFs -- are clustered far down the list, while many of the laggards of 2009 have surged ahead.
6. Global X/InterBolsa FTSE Colombia 20 ETF ( GXG)
5. SPDR KBW Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME)
3. iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund ( ITB)
2. Claymore/Delta Global Shipping Index ETF ( SEA)
1. SPDR KBW Bank ETF ( KBE)