Best and Worst ETFs of 2011

By Ben Steverman - 2011-12-20T03:31:39Z

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Global X Uranium ETF

Total return: -56.5%

Fund company: Global X Management

Industry focus: Energy

Fund ticker/Total assets: URA, $173 million

Top holdings, with 2011 total return:

Cameco (CCO:CN), -51%

Uranium One (UUU:CN), -51%

Paladin Energy (PDN:AU), -66%

The spot price for uranium has fallen more than 20 percent since March, when a Japanese earthquake and tsunami triggered the worst atomic disaster since 1986.