Inside The Crash In Cotton ETFs [iPath DJ-UBS Cotton Subindex Total Return SM Index ETN, iPath Pure Beta Cotton ETN]

cottonThanks to extreme weather in some parts of the globe and supply disruptions in others, many commodity ETFs have put up solid performances so far this year. Some of the sectors in the space, including oil, precious metals and some base metals
NYSE:BAL July 23, 2014 5:33pm

3 Commodity Sector ETFs Set To Surge Higher

money surgeAs the broad markets are approaching their all-time highs, investors are gaining confidence over the riskier asset classes. As such, equities and equity ETFs are showing heavy inflows this year on the heels of improving global economic conditions.
NYSE:BAL March 27, 2013 1:31pm

Breaking Down The Technicals In The Cotton Market (BAL)

cottonEconMatters: The Cotton Market & Historical Slumber: The Cotton market was a pretty calm market until the last four months of 2010 through the first four months of 2011 when it awoke from its giant slumber to more than
NYSE:BAL February 23, 2013 2:55pm

The Best And Worst Soft Commodity ETPs Of 2012 (NIB, BAL, SGG, JO)

Jared Cummans: In the commodity world, active trading reigns supreme; many investors measure their holding period by minutes and hours rather than by weeks and months. Among the most popular items to trade, soft commodities have found a particular niche with those who can stomach their risk. Made up of cocoa, coffee, cotton and sugar, the soft commodities
NYSE:BAL December 21, 2012 12:33pm

Soft Commodity ETFs Get Crushed

Jared Cummans: As markets prepare for another four years of Barack Obama, it is safe to say that trading has been anything but smooth. With most benchmarks
NYSE:BAL November 10, 2012 12:20pm

For Day Traders: The Most Liquid ETF For Every Commodity (GLD, SLV, USO, UNG, UGA, CORN, JJC, BNO)

Jared Cummans: The introduction of commodity ETFs brought trading to a whole new level, as your average retail investor now has the opportunity to trade something like natural gas futures through a single ticker. As the years have gone on, a number of these products have grown
NYSE:BAL October 10, 2012 11:18am

The 5 Minute Guide To Cotton ETFs (RJA, JJS, CTNN, BAL, GRWN)

Tony Daltorio: The world of commodities was not accessible to most average investors just a few short years ago. But today, there are exchange-traded funds that allow investors to gain exposure to many commodities, both as an asset class and as a way to participate
NYSE:BAL August 14, 2012 10:43am

Three Commodities Exhibiting Backwardation; How To Play The Trade (BAL, SOYB, CORN)

Jared Cummans: Trading commodities in today’s markets has been nothing short of difficult. While the first quarter was relatively stable, Q2 has been anything but, with volatility returning to markets and unpredictable behaviors becoming the norm. Commodity futures are already volatile on their own,

NYSE:BAL April 26, 2012 10:27am

Cotton Futures Hit With Major Selling In April (BAL, MON)

Jared Cummans: The final month of the quarter saw a fair amount of volatility as far as commodities are concerned. With a number of global factors combining, performances were spread across the board. Cotton, in particular, had a strong March, as futures prices gained as much as 3.8% over the four week period.

NYSE:BAL April 11, 2012 10:29am

Five Best Performing Commodity ETFs Over The Last 3 Years (UGA, USV, JJT, BAL, JJC)

Daniela Pylypczak:  Its been more than four years since financial markets took their unprecedented nose dive, and yet some investors still cringe at the mere mention of the year that most wish they could forget. The crash of 2008 shook markets around globe, hammering  down prices in nearly every corner

NYSE:BAL March 19, 2012 10:10am

ETF Daily News: Friday, March 2nd ETF Movers (BDG, BAL, KWT, CU)

In trading on Friday, the PowerShares DB Base Metals Long (NYSEArca:BDG) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 7.22% on the day. Also up on the day is the

NASDAQ:CU March 5, 2012 5:55pm

Commodity Trading Trends: Coffee Futures Continue Their Slide (JO, MON, SGG, BAL, NIB)

Jared Cummans:  Commodity futures are known to exhibit a fair amount of volatility, but there is perhaps no group of assets more volatile than the softs. Soft commodities, which consist of cocoa (NYSEArca:NIB), coffee, cotton (NYSEArca:BAL), and sugar (NYSEArca:SGG), are known for their large daily movements, as it is not uncommon to watch these

NYSE:BAL February 15, 2012 10:02am

Commodity Trading Trends: Cotton Futures Rally In 2012 (BAL, MON)

Jared Cummans: After enduring a rough year, cotton (NYSEArca:BAL) may finally have its groove back. The commodity soared to historical highs in 2010 with prices breaking records on what seemed like a daily basis, but as 2011 rolled around, futures came crashing back to earth, effectively erasing
NYSE:BAL January 25, 2012 11:45am

Commodity Investing: 3 Commodity Plays That Could Surge In 2012 (USO, UNG, XOM, DVN, MON, BAL, BNO)

Jared Cummans: It’s no secret that most commodities had a rough 2011; even top performers like gold have not been without their blips. So when it comes time to examine your portfolio for the coming year, choosing the right commodity can be a tall order. First, it is important to note that no matter
NYSE:BAL December 28, 2011 1:48pm

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