Is My “Diversified” Commodity Index Just Oil?

Oil tankWhether investors should allocate to commodities is often a topic of debate. A few years back, the Wall Street Journal profiled 8 investment professionals on the issue.
NYSE:DBC October 24, 2016 11:22am

13 High-Yielding Commodities For 2013

Aaron Levitt: As many individual investors have taken a cue from professional and institutional money managers, alternative investments have gone mainstream – and commodities lead the trend. Interest in this asset class has exploded as individual retail investors
NYSE:DBC December 18, 2012 11:44am

Marc Faber Warns of Profit Taking In Gold, Other Commodities (GLD, USO, DBC)

Jared Cummans: Dr. Doom makes another warning for investors to follow or ignore, as Mr. Marc Faber warns of profit taking in some of the most popular assets on the market. It has been no secret that Faber feels that arecession is coming and he is now suggesting
NYSE:DBC October 5, 2012 12:10pm

The 10 Most Popular Commodity ETFs? (UNG, SLV, AGQ, GLD, USO, IAU, DBC, UCO, SCO, DBA)

Jared Cummans: The introduction of the first commodity ETF cracked open an asset class that had once been off limits to a number of investors. Commodity investing was reserved only to those with complex futures trading accounts and who had the time and ability
NYSE:AGQ September 6, 2012 10:58am

Food Demand Is On The Rise: Why Jim Rogers Is Investing In Farmland (DBC, AGRO, MON)

Don Miller: Legendary Wall Street trader and best-selling author Jim Rogers recently offered this unconventional advice: If you want to get rich, you should be investing in farmland.
NYSE:DBC July 13, 2012 11:10am

Why A German Shift May Have QE-Like Impact On Stocks (DBC, EEM, SPY, GLD, SLV, XME, TLT, EFA, VXX)

Chris Ciovacco: To the casual observer, the announcements made late last week in Europe may appear to be just another in a series of “do the minimal to get by” moves by policymakers. In reality, Germany moved off their hard-line stance, which may mark a watershed
NYSE:DBC July 2, 2012 12:36pm

Zerohedge: Buy. Real. Assets. NOW! (GLD, SLV, AGQ, USO, DBC)

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: “Buy. Real. Assets. Now!”  That strong suggestion, from the highly-trafficked website to which investors go for their daily dose of critical analysis of daily economic
NYSE:AGQ June 11, 2012 10:05pm

Use Caution When Trading These Three Illiquid ETFs (EMLB, DBC, AGOL, GSC, GLD, VTI, TOK)

Eric Dutram: Although ETFs have become more well-known and prevalent among financial circles, there are still a host of misconceptions regarding the products.
NYSE:AGOL May 25, 2012 12:14am

When Will The Flight Out Of Euros Benefit Gold and Silver Prices? (GLD, JPM, SLV, DBC, GDX, TLT, UUP, URA)

Jeb Handwerger:  Around the year 1650 A.D. the word highwaymen entered our language.  It referred to robbery committed on a public road against travelers.  Now we use the phrase “highway robbery” for which we pay the tolls to travel on modern day roads.
NYSE:DBC May 17, 2012 11:23am

Eric Pollackov: Fixed Income ETFs Provide The Yield Investors Are Looking For

Much has been made about the perfect market timing that can be derived by the doing the opposite of what the herd, or small investor, is doing. While this
NYSE:BKF February 9, 2012 1:22pm

The Biggest Commodity ETF Inflows Of 2011 (MOO, GDX, GDXJ, ZSL, AGQ, IAU, AMJ, DBC, SGOL, WDTI)

Jared Cummans: 2011 was a tough year for commodities, with the majority of investors watching their positions turn sour as equity markets wreaked havoc in the commodity space. But while finding gains for the year was a tall order, it is clear that investors are looking more and more to exchange
NYSE:AGQ January 23, 2012 12:38pm

Corn Is Now Too Precious For Ethanol Subsidies (CORN, DBA, POT, CZZ, DBC)

Jonathan Yates: And they said it couldn’t be done: a $20 billion a year tax credit for ethanol has ended in the United States. Sometimes the American political system does work, even when losing the subsidy directly hurts Iowa farmers in an election year.
NYSE:CORN January 12, 2012 5:02pm

Euro Hits Lows, Swiss Franc Bounces: What Does That Mean For Commodities? (SLV, GLD, DBC, UUP, GDX)

Jeb Handwerger: Commodities In Characteristic Selloff
NYSE:DBC January 9, 2012 12:42pm

How To Lose Money Investing In Commodities (GLD, UNG, USO, SLV, DBC)

Jared Cummans: With real estate markets in the gutter, treasury yields at all-time lows, and equity markets plagued with instability, it’s no wonder that commodity investing has been surging in recent years. Many investors have hopped on board with the various benefits that these investments offer,
NYSE:DBC December 19, 2011 12:16pm

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