Best and Worst Commodity ETFs of 2012
Commodity ETFs burst onto the scene a few years ago, as these products democratized an asset class that was once difficult to reach for many retail investors. Now, these products are among the most traded in the ETF space and are often coveted for the volatility and potential returns that they provide. This year saw no shortage of big movements in the commodity ETF world, as these products jumped across the board. Below, we outline the best and worst commodity funds on the year to give you a better idea of which segments outperformed, and which ones lagged behind [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. The Best: Metals and Agriculture Dominate This year is making a run at the warmest year in U.S. history, and the bone-dry drought that struck much of the nation this summer led to agricultural commodities surging and holding onto strong [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Top Five Commodity ETFs Of 2010 Three Commodity ETFs In “Anti-Contango” This Week In ETFs: February 26th Edition Ultimate Guide To Agricultural ETFs: Agriculture ETF Investing 101 Supply Worries Send Sugar ETF Soaring
Commodity ETFs burst onto the scene a few years ago, as these products democratized an asset class that was once difficult to reach for many retail investors. Now, these products are among the most traded in the ETF space and are often coveted for the volatility and potential returns that they provide. This year saw no shortage of big movements in the commodity ETF world, as these products jumped across the board. Below, we outline the best and worst commodity funds on the year to give you a better idea of which segments outperformed, and which ones lagged behind [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. The Best: Metals and Agriculture Dominate This year is making a run at the warmest year in U.S. history, and the bone-dry drought that struck much of the nation this summer led to agricultural commodities surging and holding onto strong [...]

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