Meet the Airline ETF In Under 1 Minute

July 27, 2018

Have you heard of the U.S. Global Jets ETF (NYSE: JETS)? In this brief animated video, Bloomberg News recaps what makes up JETS and why investors might be interested in exploring it further. As you will see in this clip, JETS tracks a smart-beta index composed of domestic and international stocks across the airline industry – from passenger carriers to manufacturers.

JETS was first launched in April 2015 and recently celebrated its third year on the market. Currently, it is the only global airline ETF available to investors. For the full story, watch the Bloomberg video below!

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