The following table lists the major brands of ETFs that are traded in the market. Important information about each brand is presented alongside its name. The first six brands will be discussed in detail.

Brand Name Issuer Number of Funds Exchange
Spiders AMEX 11 AMEX
Diamonds AMEX 1 AMEX
HOLDRS Merril Lynch 17 AMEX
BLDRS Bank of New York 4 NASDAQ
iShares Barclays 81 AMEX and NASDAQ

Additional Brands

Brand Name Issuer Number of Funds Additional Information
street TRACKS State Street AMEX
VIPERs Vanguard AMEX Target Index:

  1. Wilshire 4500
  2. Wilshire 5000
ONEQ Fidelity NASDAQ Target Index:
NSDAQ Composite