SPY: The Investing Market’s “Aha!” Moment

The launch of the first US ETF, SPDR® S&P 500® ETF Trust (SPY), in 1993 revolutionized the investment world. It democratized investing and set the ETF market in motion.


The Original ETF Sparks 30 Years of Market Growth

SPY was created and the ETF market was born, igniting a world of innovation for all types of investors.


Source: SSGA Research Team, as of December 20, 2022. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.


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Unrivaled Liquidity for Investors


As the most traded ETF globally, SPY offers unparalleled liquidity to its investors.9

Quick Quiz


SPY accounts for roughly what percentage of total US ETF trading volume?

You’re Correct!

SPY accounts for more than 20% of all ETF trading in the US.9

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SPY accounts for more than 20% of all ETF trading in the US.9


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