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The best 10 year hold ETF

Discussion in 'Other Asset Classes' started by JDP1, 29th Oct, 2015.

  1. JDP1

    JDP1 Well-Known Member

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    Guys, need some advice as to best ETF to hold for a 10 yr period. Looking at buy n hold strategy. not looking to add nor subtract in that time.

    My preferred pick is spider s&P biotech. Ticker is XBI

    I know I'll lose on the conversation rates and this ETF has already done its dash the last few yrs. It's down about 30% from its highs but so is the aud to the usd. Nevertheless, it might not make much difference in 10 years.
    I can't find a better collection of holdings that make up XBI. I'm bullish on this sector.
    Unfortunately, I am not convinced that Aussie biotechs are anywhere near the quality of their American counterparts..so any Australian biotech etf is not in consideration for me.
     
  2. The Falcon

    The Falcon Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like you don't need any advice then, if you are bullish on the sector and think there is value that's not priced in then the basic rules of sector ETF selection would be market cap / liquidity / costs, then understand the index methodology (rebalance frequency / any rules).