Van Eck also launched one targeting Latin America last month. [Market Vectors Brings Small-Cap Latin America ETF to Market.]
If you’re fearful that you’re late to the party, try an incremental approach to getting into small-caps by putting in half of what you’d like to invest, wait for the position to appreciate 5%, then invest the other half. This keeps you from being fully in all at once – just in case. And, of course, don’t forget that strategy. [How to Follow Trends.]
For more information on small-caps, visit our small-cap category.
Some other “old timer” small-caps ETFs include:
- iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (NYSEArca: IWM)
- iShares S&P SmallCap 600 (NYSEArca: IJR)
- Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: VB)
- WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings (NYSEArca: EES)
Max Chen contributed to this article.