Finding a Better Natural Gas ETF: Exploring NAGS
Natural gas ETFs are some of the hottest picks in the exchange-traded space, as many feel that this commodity will have a significant role in our future energy use. For plain vanilla, futures-based exposure, investors have long turned to the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG). While UNG may be one of the most liquid funds in the space, it is, in fact, one of the worst performing ETFs in history and has earned a relatively negative name for itself. Enter the Teucrium Natural Gas Fund (NAGS). This young fund hit the market in February of 2011 bearing a strategy not seen before in the NG world. At first glance, many were warded off by NAGS’s 150 basis point fee, but a closer comparison with other natural gas ETFs paints one clear winner. For the calendar year 2012 (a notably poor stretch for this commodity) NAGS lost 16.57%. Compare those [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Commodity ETF Investing: Five Factors To Consider iPath Debuts Seasonal Natural Gas ETN (DCNG) Ten Unexpected Observations On YTD ETF Returns ProShares Debuts Geared Natural Gas ETFs ETF Price Cuts: NAGS, EPI Slash Fees
Natural gas ETFs are some of the hottest picks in the exchange-traded space, as many feel that this commodity will have a significant role in our future energy use. For plain vanilla, futures-based exposure, investors have long turned to the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG). While UNG may be one of the most liquid funds in the space, it is, in fact, one of the worst performing ETFs in history and has earned a relatively negative name for itself. Enter the Teucrium Natural Gas Fund (NAGS). This young fund hit the market in February of 2011 bearing a strategy not seen before in the NG world. At first glance, many were warded off by NAGS’s 150 basis point fee, but a closer comparison with other natural gas ETFs paints one clear winner. For the calendar year 2012 (a notably poor stretch for this commodity) NAGS lost 16.57%. Compare those [...]

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