Utilities ETFs Fall as Investors Embrace Riskier Sectors | Page 2 of 2 | ETF Trends

Utilities ETFs were in favor last year as equity investors put a premium on safety and dividends. Utilities Select Sector SPDR has a dividend yield of 3.9%. [Dividends Power Utilities ETFs in 2011]

In other evidence of the so-called risk-on trade this week, volatility-linked ETF tracking CBOE Volatility Index futures fell sharply along with the VIX.

Vanguard Utilities