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4 Top Money Market ETFs for Preserving Capital

Lawrence Pines

Money market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are a necessary part of many investors' portfolios because they can provide safety and preservation of capital in a turbulent market. While money market ETFs invest the majority of their funds in either cash equivalents or highly rated securities with very short-term maturities, some may invest a portion of their assets in longer-term or lower-rated securities. Although all investments pose some risks, the following money market ETFs are relatively safe option for investors: the iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF ( SHV), the iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF ( NEAR), the SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF ( BIL) and the Invesco Ultra Short Duration ETF ( GSY).