June 26, 2012 at 09:00 AM EDT
ETFs For Commodity Centric Countries
The evolution of the ETF industry has brought forth previously difficult-to-reach corners of the market to the fingertips of mainstream investors. Commodities in particular have seen a surge in popularity as investors have embraced the exchange-traded product wrapper as the preferred means for accessing this potentially lucrative asset class. The ETF universe is vast however, and investors now have multiple instruments at their disposal, allowing them to implement a multitude of investment strategies in a variety of ways [see How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. When it comes to commodities for example, investors can pick and choose from several dozen futures-based ETPs or opt for a physically-backed alternative instead. Furthermore, some may wish to gain indirect exposure to natural resources by investing in a commodity producers ETF; this strategy can be an appealing way to tap into commodity prices without having to deal with the numerous nuances associated with futures-based [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Inflation ETF Special: 25 ETF Ideas To Fight Rising Prices June ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures More Ideas For “Contango-Free” Commodity Access Checking In On Ten Major ETF Launches From 2009 Highlighting Seven Unique Dividend ETFs
The evolution of the ETF industry has brought forth previously difficult-to-reach corners of the market to the fingertips of mainstream investors. Commodities in particular have seen a surge in popularity as investors have embraced the exchange-traded product wrapper as the preferred means for accessing this potentially lucrative asset class. The ETF universe is vast however, and investors now have multiple instruments at their disposal, allowing them to implement a multitude of investment strategies in a variety of ways [see How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. When it comes to commodities for example, investors can pick and choose from several dozen futures-based ETPs or opt for a physically-backed alternative instead. Furthermore, some may wish to gain indirect exposure to natural resources by investing in a commodity producers ETF; this strategy can be an appealing way to tap into commodity prices without having to deal with the numerous nuances associated with futures-based [...]

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