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Transportation ETFs to Consider in 2021

from Investopedia June 10, 2021

Transportation ETFs give investors access to companies that build infrastructure, manufacture vehicles or other equipment and provide services for the industry. As Investopedia points out in a recent article, this includes airlines, railroads, trucking and logistics companies.

“Transportation ETFs hold a large number of cyclical stocks because the transport of goods and people fluctuate with the economy, increasing when the economy grows and decreasing when it slows,” the article explains.

Investopedia shares one of its top three picks for the third quarter of 2021, as measured by one-year trailing returns as of May 18, 2021. One of their top three picks is the U.S. Global Jets ETF (JETS), the only pure play airline ETF.

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