So how does one grab exposure to the aforementioned sectors, the best way is by utilizing the above mentioned ETFs.  The basic characteristics of ETFs will enable one to grab exposure to the industries while remaining diversified and keeping costs low.  This is one reason that the ETF industry saw an increase of inflows of $53 billion for the month of May.

Regardless of how well these ETFs have performed, all investors should always utilize a strategyand know exactly what you ETF holds.  After all, we can’t predict the future with certainty.

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Kevin Grewal contributed to this article.