NEW YORK ( Money and Markets.com) -- Many people have the last day of the year off, but not stock and ETF traders. Since 2011 New Year's Day falls on a Saturday, the NYSE and other exchanges are open for a full day. This is good news in one way: You have an extra trading session to get rid of some clutter in your portfolio and start the new year fresh. Today I'm going to name six potential ETF sell candidates. You may be surprised at some of the names below. Read on.
ETF to Dump No. 1: SPDR S&P 500 (SPY)
ETF to Dump No. 2: Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP)
ETF to Dump No. 3: iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA)
ETF to Dump No. 4: Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (EDV)
ETF to Dump No. 5: United States Oil Fund (USO)