How to invest in USA using ETFs

How do I invest in American stocks?

The easiest way to invest in the whole American stock market is to invest in a broad market index. This can be done at low cost by using ETFs.

On the American stock market you'll find 6 indices which are tracked by ETFs. Besides these indices 18 alternative indices on small and mid caps as well as equity strategies can be considered. Among these strategies you find dividend focused, growth and value approaches.

Alternatively, you may consider indices on North America or the World.

0.03% p.a. - 0.51% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of USA ETFs
on the American stock market, which are tracked by ETFs
on the American stock market
 
The best indices for USA ETFs

Performance of American stocks (S&P 500®)

1 month: 3.98%
1 year: 25.65%
3 years: 49.04%
5 years: 109.98%
 

Indices in comparison

The best indices for ETFs on USA

For an investment in the American stock market, there are 6 indices available which are tracked by 45 ETFs. On the Dow Jones Industrial Average index there are 4 ETFs. On the MSCI USA index there are 13 ETFs. On the MSCI USA Large Cap index there is 1 ETF. On the Morningstar US Large-Mid Cap index there is 1 ETF. On the S&P 500® index there are 24 ETFs. On the Solactive GBS United States Large & Mid Cap index there are 2 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on these indices is between 0.03% p.a. and 0.51% p.a..

Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description

Dow Jones Industrial Average

United States 4 ETFs 30
The Dow Jones Industrial Average index tracks the 30 largest industrial companies in the US.
Index factsheet

MSCI USA

United States 13 ETFs 611
(31.05.24)
The MSCI USA index tracks the leading stocks on the US market.
Index factsheet

MSCI USA Large Cap

United States 1 ETF 277
(31.05.24)
The MSCI USA Large Cap index tracks US large cap stocks.
Index factsheet

Morningstar US Large-Mid Cap

United States 1 ETF 671
(31.08.23)
The Morningstar US Large Mid Cap index tracks large and mid cap stocks of the US equity market.
Index factsheet

S&P 500®

United States 24 ETFs 500
The S&P 500® index tracks the 500 largest US stocks.
Index factsheet

Solactive GBS United States Large & Mid Cap

United States 2 ETFs 497
(31.08.23)
The Solactive GBS United States Large & Mid Cap index tracks large and mid-cap securities from the US.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B5BMR087 81,972 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETFIE00B3XXRP09 38,520 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETFIE00B3YCGJ38 20,602 0.05% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE0031442068 16,130 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) AccumulatingIE00BFMXXD54 11,383 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETFIE00B6YX5C33 10,499 0.03% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers MSCI USA UCITS ETF 1CIE00BJ0KDR00 7,141 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USDIE00B5KQNG97 6,406 0.09% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
iShares S&P 500 Swap UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00BMTX1Y45 4,905 0.05% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Xtrackers S&P 500 Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0490618542 4,764 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Invesco MSCI USA UCITS ETFIE00B60SX170 4,394 0.05% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Amundi S&P 500 II UCITS ETF AccLU1135865084 4,348 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers S&P 500 Swap UCITS ETF 1DLU2009147757 4,217 0.07% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI USA Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0274210672 4,186 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi ETF S&P 500 UCITS ETF USDLU1681049018 3,941 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Invesco S&P 500 UCITS ETF DistIE00BYML9W36 3,583 0.05% p.a. Distributing Ireland Unfunded swap
SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD Unhedged (Acc)IE000XZSV718 3,132 0.03% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Amundi S&P 500 II UCITS ETF EUR DistLU0496786574 2,983 0.07% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
CSIF (IE) MSCI USA Blue UCITS ETF B USDIE00BJBYDR19 2,669 0.09% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi S&P 500 II UCITS ETF USD DistLU0496786657 2,601 0.07% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF USDFR0011550177 2,518 0.15% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
Amundi S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681048804 2,376 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF EURFR0011550185 2,353 0.15% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI USA UCITS ETF (USD) A-accIE00BD4TXS21 1,420 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares MSCI USA UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B52SFT06 1,418 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers MSCI USA Swap UCITS ETF 1DLU2581375073 1,236 0.07% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI USA UCITS ETF (USD) A-disIE00B77D4428 1,061 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
iShares Dow Jones Industrial Average UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B53L4350 1,032 0.33% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
UBS ETF (IE) S&P 500 UCITS ETF (USD) A-disIE00B7K93397 760 0.09% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI USA UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0136234654 444 0.14% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Deka MSCI USA UCITS ETFDE000ETFL268 309 0.30% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
Lyxor Dow Jones Industrial Average UCITS ETF DistFR0007056841 295 0.50% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
iShares Dow Jones Industrial Average UCITS ETF (DE)DE0006289390 269 0.51% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE000JZ473P7 172 0.09% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETFFR0011550680 153 0.15% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI USA UCITS ETF 1DIE00BK1PV445 135 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF 4CIE000Z9SJA06 106 0.06% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Amundi PEA Dow Jones Industrial Average UCITS ETF DistLU2572256662 101 0.45% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Deka MSCI USA Large Cap UCITS ETFDE000ETFL094 100 0.30% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
Amundi Prime USA UCITS ETF AccIE000FSN19U2 63 0.05% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Deka S&P 500 UCITS ETF DE000ETFL631 42 0.12% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
HSBC MSCI USA UCITS ETF USDIE00B5WFQ436 37 0.30% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Invesco MSCI USA UCITS ETF DistIE00BK5LYT47 26 0.05% p.a. Distributing Ireland Unfunded swap
Lyxor Core US Equity (DR) UCITS ETF - DistLU1781540957 26 0.04% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Amundi Prime USA UCITS ETF DistIE000IEGVMH6 - 0.05% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
Dow Jones Industrial Average 1.24% -0.71% 9.08% 17.35% 31.97%
S&P 500® 3.63% 3.60% 17.04% 25.84% 47.23%
MSCI USA 3.46% 3.34% 16.82% 26.04% 44.41%
Morningstar US Large-Mid Cap 3.44% 3.25% 17.00% 26.05% 43.06%
Solactive GBS United States Large & Mid Cap 3.53% 3.32% 16.84% 26.06% 43.30%
MSCI USA Large Cap 3.77% 3.52% 16.98% 26.44% 45.54%
Index   2024
in %
2023
in %
2022
in %
2021
in %
2020
in %
Dow Jones Industrial Average 5.12% 11.41% -1.72% 30.21% -0.06%
MSCI USA 12.81% 22.33% -14.74% 37.19% 10.70%
Solactive GBS United States Large & Mid Cap 12.90% 22.93% -15.53% 37.38% -
Morningstar US Large-Mid Cap 12.94% 22.01% -14.95% 36.44% 10.25%
S&P 500® 13.20% 21.54% -13.30% 39.07% 8.04%
MSCI USA Large Cap 13.56% 23.85% -16.10% 38.07% 9.18%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31.05.24; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

The cheapest USA ETFs
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Alternative investment opportunities

USA indices on small and mid caps or equity strategies

Alternatively, you may consider indices on small and mid caps or equity strategies. Below, we selected 18 alternative USA indices, which are tracked by 44 ETFs as an example. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on alternative USA indices is between 0.07% p.a. and 0.43% p.a..

 
Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
Dow Jones US Select Dividend United States
Dividend
1 ETF 100
The Dow Jones US Select Dividend index tracks the companies with the highest dividend yield in the US.
Index factsheet
FTSE RAFI US 1000 United States
Fundamental/Quality
1 ETF 1,000
The FTSE RAFI US 1000 index tracks 1000 of the largest listed U.S. companies. The FTSE RAFI Index Series selects and weights index constituents using four fundamental factors, rather than market capitalisation. The factors are dividends, cash flows, sales and book value.
Index factsheet
Foxberry Sustainability Consensus US United States
Social/Environmental
1 ETF 443
(30.11.22)
The Foxberry Sustainability Consensus US index tracks stocks from the US. Securities are selected according to sustainability criteria and EU directives on climate protection.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA ESG Leaders United States
Social/Environmental
1 ETF 276
(30.11.22)
The MSCI USA ESG Leaders index tracks large and mid cap US securities. In order to be considered for inclusion in the index, companies must demonstrate a strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance, compared to their sector peers. Companies active in alcohol, gambling, weapons, tobacco and nuclear power are excluded from the index.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA ESG Screened United States
Social/Environmental
2 ETFs 573
(30.11.22)
The MSCI USA ESG Screened index tracks US companies. The index excludes companies that are involved in businesses related to thermal coal, controversial weapons, tobacco and other controversial industries.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA Enhanced Value United States
Value
2 ETFs 149
(30.11.22)
The MSCI USA Enhanced Value index tracks the US value stocks. These are U.S. equities which are determined as value stocks using eight historical and forward-looking fundamental data points.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA High Dividend Yield ESG Reduced Carbon Target Select United States
Dividend
1 ETF 91
(30.11.22)
The MSCI USA High Dividend Yield ESG Reduced Carbon Target Select index tracks high dividend paying US stocks. The stocks included are filtered according to ESG criteria (environmental, social and corporate governance). The parent index is the MSCI USA index.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA Momentum United States
Momentum
2 ETFs 123
(30.11.22)
The MSCI USA Momentum index tracks stocks with a high price momentum from the United States. The index consists of titles that have experienced price increases over the past 6 and past 12 months with the assumption that increases will continue in the future.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA SRI Select Reduced Fossil Fuels United States
Social/Environmental
2 ETFs 151
(30.11.22)
The MSCI USA SRI Select Reduced Fossil Fuels index tracks US stocks considering only companies with very high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings relative to their sector peers, to ensure the inclusion of the best of class companies from an ESG perspective and avoiding companies incompatible with values screen or having exposure to fossil fuels through extraction and production activities, power generation activities or reserves ownership. The weight of each company is capped to 5%.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA Small Cap ESG Enhanced Focus CTB United States
Small Cap
1 ETF 1,873
(30.11.22)
The MSCI USA Small Cap ESG Enhanced Focus CTB index tracks US small cap stocks. Securities are selected and weighted according to sustainability criteria and EU directives on climate protection. The parent index is the MSCI USA Small Cap.
Index factsheet
MSCI USA Value United States
Value
1 ETF 440
(31.05.24)
The MSCI USA Value index tracks the US value stocks. These are U.S equities which are determined as value stocks using eight historical and forward-looking fundamental data points.
Index factsheet
Nasdaq 100® United States
Technology
13 ETFs 100
The Nasdaq 100® index tracks a selection of 100 stocks chosen from among non-financial stocks listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Index factsheet
Russell 2000® United States
Small Cap
5 ETFs 2,000
The Russell 2000® index tracks 2000 companies from the US small cap stocks.
Index factsheet
S&P 500 Minimum Volatility United States
Low Volatility/Risk Weighted
2 ETFs 92
(30.11.22)
The S&P 500 Minimum Volatility index tracks an optimized portfolio that includes a selection of stocks where volatility is among the lowest in the S&P 500. The S&P 500 index tracks large cap US stocks.
Index factsheet
S&P 500® Equal Weight United States
Equal Weighted
5 ETFs 500
The S&P 500® Equal Weight (EWI) index tracks large cap US stocks equally weighted with a fixed weight of 0.20%.
Index factsheet
S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats United States
Dividend
1 ETF 119
(30.11.22)
The S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats index tracks the stocks of the S&P Composite 1500 index that have increased dividends every year for at least 20 consecutive years.
Index factsheet
S&P MidCap 400 United States
Mid Cap
1 ETF 400
The S&P MidCap 400 index tracks 400 mid-sized US companies.
Index factsheet
S&P SmallCap 600 United States
Small Cap
2 ETFs 600
The S&P SmallCap 600 index tracks 600 small cap US stocks.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Nasdaq 100 UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B53SZB19 13,388 0.33% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares MSCI USA ESG Screened UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00BFNM3G45 7,298 0.07% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco EQQQ Nasdaq-100 UCITS ETFIE0032077012 6,767 0.30% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
iShares MSCI USA SRI UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00BYVJRR92 5,383 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF 1CIE00BLNMYC90 5,296 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares Nasdaq 100 UCITS ETF (DE)DE000A0F5UF5 4,152 0.31% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
SPDR S&P US Dividend Aristocrats UCITS ETFIE00B6YX5D40 3,262 0.35% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Amundi Nasdaq-100 II UCITS ETF AccLU1829221024 2,782 0.22% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
SPDR Russell 2000 US Small Cap UCITS ETFIE00BJ38QD84 2,615 0.30% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
CSIF (IE) MSCI USA ESG Leaders Blue UCITS ETF B USDIE00BJBYDP94 2,566 0.10% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco EQQQ Nasdaq-100 UCITS ETF AccIE00BFZXGZ54 2,078 0.30% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor UCITS ETFIE00BD1F4M44 1,855 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
SPDR S&P 400 US Mid Cap UCITS ETFIE00B4YBJ215 1,810 0.30% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares Edge S&P 500 Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B6SPMN59 1,758 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 UCITS ETFIE00B2QWCY14 1,560 0.30% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI USA Small Cap ESG Enhanced UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B3VWM098 1,475 0.43% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE000MLMNYS0 1,224 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Amundi Nasdaq 100 UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681038243 1,216 0.23% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
AXA IM Nasdaq 100 UCITS ETF USD AccIE000QDFFK00 935 0.14% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers Russell 2000 UCITS ETF 1CIE00BJZ2DD79 934 0.30% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Amundi Nasdaq-100 II UCITS ETF DistLU2197908721 894 0.22% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
iShares MSCI USA Quality Dividend ESG UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00BKM4H312 771 0.35% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers Nasdaq 100 UCITS ETF 1CIE00BMFKG444 724 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares MSCI USA ESG Screened UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00BFNM3H51 640 0.07% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI USA Value UCITS ETF (USD) A-disIE00B78JSG98 573 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Invesco Nasdaq-100 Swap UCITS ETF AccIE00BNRQM384 565 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 UCITS ETFIE00B23D8S39 490 0.39% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
L&G US ESG Exclusions Paris Aligned UCITS ETF USD AccumulatingIE00BKLWY790 477 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares MSCI USA SRI UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00BZ173T46 442 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor UCITS ETFIE00BD1F4N50 359 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares Dow Jones US Select Dividend UCITS ETF (DE)DE000A0D8Q49 322 0.31% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
Amundi Nasdaq 100 UCITS ETF USDLU1681038326 304 0.23% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi Russell 2000 UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681038672 213 0.35% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF AccIE00BNGJJT35 196 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares Edge S&P 500 Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00BD93YH54 97 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF 2DIE000CXLGK86 91 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00BFF5RX68 82 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Invesco Russell 2000 UCITS ETF AccIE00B60SX402 82 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Invesco Nasdaq-100 Swap UCITS ETF DistIE000RUF4QN8 81 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Unfunded swap
Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 UCITS ETF AIE00BH3YZ803 74 0.14% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF DistIE00BM8QRY62 69 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Amundi Russell 2000 UCITS ETF USDLU1681038839 49 0.35% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Deka Nasdaq-100® UCITS ETF DE000ETFL623 44 0.25% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00BFF5RZ82 4 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats 1.02% 3.74% 10.91% 11.71% 24.72%
Dow Jones US Select Dividend 2.83% 7.07% 13.41% 16.11% 24.93%
MSCI USA Small Cap ESG Enhanced Focus CTB 2.82% 0.24% 14.90% 16.80% 13.39%
MSCI USA SRI Select Reduced Fossil Fuels 0.75% -0.74% 8.94% 17.54% 37.01%
S&P 500 Minimum Volatility 3.20% 3.52% 13.63% 17.58% 38.49%
S&P SmallCap 600 3.67% 1.91% 15.01% 17.72% 12.94%
Russell 2000® 3.70% 0.78% 15.90% 17.78% 5.61%
MSCI USA Enhanced Value 1.63% 1.27% 11.91% 18.43% 17.63%
S&P 500® Equal Weight 1.52% 1.80% 13.34% 18.48% 28.92%
MSCI USA Value 1.57% 2.97% 13.95% 19.52% 32.34%
MSCI USA High Dividend Yield ESG Reduced Carbon Target Select 3.14% 3.00% 14.65% 20.56% 39.59%
S&P MidCap 400 3.06% 3.23% 17.80% 23.29% 26.64%
FTSE RAFI US 1000 2.22% 3.51% 15.54% 23.65% 38.81%
Foxberry Sustainability Consensus US 3.91% 3.03% 17.40% 26.30% 43.58%
MSCI USA ESG Screened 3.72% 2.95% 17.43% 27.21% 46.70%
Nasdaq 100® 5.03% 2.57% 17.28% 28.50% 54.54%
MSCI USA ESG Leaders 3.52% 3.42% 17.55% 28.58% 49.17%
MSCI USA Momentum 4.37% 3.76% 27.62% 39.19% 30.98%
Index   2024
in %
2023
in %
2022
in %
2021
in %
2020
in %
S&P SmallCap 600 3.18% 11.40% -11.57% 36.77% 1.30%
MSCI USA Small Cap ESG Enhanced Focus CTB 4.42% 11.62% -11.80% 28.78% 8.16%
Russell 2000® 4.46% 12.22% -15.86% 24.27% 9.25%
MSCI USA SRI Select Reduced Fossil Fuels 4.61% 19.50% -13.62% 41.34% 15.68%
MSCI USA Enhanced Value 5.05% 9.76% -9.22% 38.94% -9.08%
S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats 6.60% -1.53% 5.14% 35.15% -7.26%
S&P 500® Equal Weight 7.28% 9.40% -6.50% 39.68% 2.67%
Dow Jones US Select Dividend 8.51% -3.39% 7.23% 43.02% -15.21%
MSCI USA Value 9.23% 4.87% -1.04% 37.01% -8.12%
S&P MidCap 400 9.59% 11.76% -8.28% 34.46% 3.41%
MSCI USA High Dividend Yield ESG Reduced Carbon Target Select 9.98% 9.96% -0.65% 31.03% -7.62%
FTSE RAFI US 1000 10.66% 11.19% -2.27% 41.52% -1.80%
S&P 500 Minimum Volatility 12.01% 6.00% -5.57% 34.22% -1.00%
Nasdaq 100® 12.36% 49.07% -28.50% 37.55% 35.65%
Foxberry Sustainability Consensus US 12.81% 25.52% -18.15% 37.09% 14.76%
MSCI USA ESG Screened 13.08% 25.22% -16.06% 37.92% 12.24%
MSCI USA ESG Leaders 13.91% 24.19% -15.54% 42.23% -
MSCI USA Momentum 23.07% 5.21% -12.65% 21.84% 18.22%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31.05.24; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

North America indices with a large share of USA

Besides USA ETFs you may invest in ETFs on the North American stock market. In total, you can invest in 2 North America indices, which are tracked by 3 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on North America is between 0.10% p.a. and 0.40% p.a..

 
Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
FTSE North America North America
USA: 95.69%
(30/11/2022)
2 ETFs 655
(30.11.22)
The FTSE North America index tracks stocks in USA and Canada.
Index factsheet
MSCI North America North America
USA: 95.21%
(30/11/2022)
1 ETF 698
(31.05.24)
The MSCI North America index tracks stocks from developed North American countries (Canada and United States).
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF DistributingIE00BKX55R35 2,246 0.10% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF (USD) AccumulatingIE00BK5BQW10 1,137 0.10% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares MSCI North America UCITS ETFIE00B14X4M10 1,067 0.40% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
MSCI North America 3.41% 3.28% 16.42% 25.21% 42.10%
FTSE North America 3.43% 3.28% 16.51% 25.50% 42.82%
Index   2024
in %
2023
in %
2022
in %
2021
in %
2020
in %
MSCI North America 12.37% 21.38% -14.59% 36.78% 9.72%
FTSE North America 12.50% 21.81% -14.27% 37.15% 9.58%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31.05.24; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

Global indices with a large share of USA

As further alternative you may invest in global stock markets. In total, you can invest in 7 global indices, which are tracked by 32 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on global indices is between 0.10% p.a. and 0.51% p.a..

 
Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
Dow Jones Global Titans 50 World
USA: 82.20%
(30/11/2022)
2 ETFs 53
(30.11.22)
The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 index tracks multinational companies traded on major exchanges worldwide.
Index factsheet
FTSE Developed World
USA: 66.94%
(30/11/2022)
2 ETFs 2,144
(31.08.23)
The FTSE Developed index tracks the largest stocks in developed markets across the world.
Index factsheet
MSCI All Country World (ACWI) World
USA: 61.65%
(30/11/2022)
4 ETFs 2,837
(31.05.24)
The MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) tracks large- and mid-cap stocks from 23 developed and 24 emerging markets worldwide.
Index factsheet
MSCI All Country World Investable Market (ACWI IMI) World
USA: 60.72%
(30/11/2022)
1 ETF 9,004
(31.05.24)
The MSCI All Country World Investable Market Index (ACWI IMI) tracks stocks from 23 developed and 24 emerging markets worldwide. It covers securities across large, mid and small cap size segments.
Index factsheet
MSCI World World
USA: 69.17%
(30/11/2022)
21 ETFs 1,464
(31.05.24)
The MSCI World index tracks stocks from 23 developed countries worldwide.
Index factsheet
MSCI World ex EMU World
USA: 75.84%
(30/11/2022)
1 ETF 1,240
(31.05.24)
The MSCI World ex EMU index tracks stocks from 13 developed countries worldwide, excluding the European Monetary Union.
Index factsheet
MSCI World ex Europe World
USA: 84.09%
(30/11/2022)
1 ETF 1,044
(31.05.24)
The MSCI World ex Europe index tracks stocks from 8 developed countries worldwide, excluding Europe.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00B4L5Y983 70,583 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI ACWI UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00B6R52259 12,772 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1CIE00BJ0KDQ92 11,343 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USDIE00B4X9L533 8,645 0.15% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B0M62Q58 6,716 0.50% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi MSCI World II UCITS ETF DistFR0010315770 6,449 0.30% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETFIE00BFY0GT14 6,231 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi MSCI World V UCITS ETF AccLU1781541179 5,071 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF AccIE00B60SX394 4,698 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Amundi MSCI World III UCITS ETF DistLU2572257124 4,373 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0274208692 3,975 0.45% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi MSCI World UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681043599 3,497 0.38% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1DIE00BK1PV551 2,789 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
SPDR MSCI ACWI UCITS ETFIE00B44Z5B48 2,731 0.40% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Vanguard FTSE Developed World UCITS ETF DistributingIE00BKX55T58 2,687 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Deka MSCI World UCITS ETF DistributionDE000ETFL508 2,586 0.31% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
Vanguard FTSE Developed World UCITS ETF AccIE00BK5BQV03 2,513 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares Dow Jones Global Titans 50 UCITS ETF (DE)DE0006289382 1,974 0.51% p.a. Distributing Germany Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1DLU2263803533 1,676 0.19% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi MSCI World UCITS ETF AccIE000BI8OT95 1,496 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI UCITS ETFIE00B3YLTY66 1,464 0.17% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi MSCI All Country World UCITS ETF EUR AccLU1829220216 1,220 0.45% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0340285161 1,197 0.30% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Amundi MSCI World UCITS ETF DR - USD (D)IE000CNSFAR2 820 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Amundi ETF MSCI World ex EMU UCITS ETF EUR (C)FR0010756114 647 0.35% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
Amundi MSCI World ex Europe UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681045537 592 0.35% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE000UQND7H4 332 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Lyxor DJ Global Titans 50 UCITS ETF DistFR0007075494 221 0.40% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-disIE00B7KQ7B66 221 0.10% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-accIE00BD4TXV59 150 0.10% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi MSCI All Country World UCITS ETF USD AccLU1829220133 101 0.45% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (C)LU1681043672 61 0.38% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
MSCI All Country World Investable Market (ACWI IMI) 2.61% 3.41% 14.69% 20.89% 28.99%
MSCI All Country World (ACWI) 2.79% 3.59% 14.92% 21.71% 31.50%
FTSE Developed 3.07% 3.45% 15.37% 22.54% 35.34%
MSCI World ex EMU 2.90% 3.28% 15.48% 22.90% 37.39%
MSCI World 3.20% 3.62% 15.79% 23.07% 37.18%
MSCI World ex Europe 2.80% 2.86% 15.65% 23.61% 38.09%
Dow Jones Global Titans 50 3.75% 4.65% 20.11% 28.82% 52.08%
Index   2024
in %
2023
in %
2022
in %
2021
in %
2020
in %
MSCI All Country World Investable Market (ACWI IMI) 10.24% 16.89% -12.42% 28.11% 5.60%
MSCI All Country World (ACWI) 10.86% 18.11% -13.12% 28.60% 5.86%
FTSE Developed 11.19% 19.52% -12.98% 31.10% 6.37%
MSCI World ex EMU 11.41% 19.48% -12.99% 31.77% 6.72%
MSCI World 11.57% 19.55% -12.96% 32.10% 6.13%
MSCI World ex Europe 11.64% 20.22% -13.67% 32.20% 8.40%
Dow Jones Global Titans 50 17.33% 32.00% -21.45% 36.22% 10.61%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31.05.24; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.