Top Index Funds for Technology: PSCT, PSI and XSD. A performance review of the top index funds for technology paves the way for investing in a lively branch of the stock market. Over the past 3 years ending in spring 2016, XSD snagged the best total return; namely capital gain plus dividend yield. The runners-up were PSI and PSCT. All three bantam funds fared better than XLK which in turn trounced SPY. Over a longer spell PSCT won the race in terms of capital gains over the past 5 years.
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The chart below shows the trading in the S&P 500 ($SPY) So far this year, the market is up 3.13 pts (not adjusted for dividends) or 1.52%, pretty unimpressive for being into the 8th month of the year. More unimpressive than the actual change, is the range for the market, it has never been up or down more than 3.5% on a closing basis. The range has been so flat that the volume weighted average price year to date (represented by the blue moving ave