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Be Ready for Any Market with Liquid ETFs

In volatile markets, liquidity is vital. You want to be able to buy and sell securities fast, easily, and at an attractive cost.

That’s why investors turn to SPDR® ETFs — especially when the VIX trends above its long-term average.

Explore Past Periods of Volatility

Learn about the most historic bouts of turbulence over the past 17 years. And see how SPDR® ETF trading volumes jump as the VIX spikes.1

  • SPDR ETF Secondary Trading Volume ($ Billions) 10-Day Average
  • VIX Index 10-Day Average Level

Source: Bloomberg L.P., as of March 31, 2024. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Volatile periods noted are evidenced by the spike in VIX as well as memorable moments of macro events.

Invest with the Liquidity Leader

SPDR ETFs represented 36.3% of the ETF industry’s annual trading volume ($38 trillion) in 2023. That’s $1.9 trillion more than Vanguard and BlackRock combined — making State Street SPDR ETFs the secondary market leader.2

SPY's Immense Liquidity Enables a Variety of Use Cases