Powershares Changes Underlying Indexes For Eight Of Their Commodity ETFs (DBC, DBE, DBO, DBP, DGL, DBS, DBB, DBA)

Powershares has changed the underlying indexes for eight of their commodity ETFs. The changes take effect today, February 2, 2011. The funds affected are the PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking (NYSE:DBC), PowerShares DB Energy (NYSE:DBE), PowerShares DB Oil (NYSE:DBO),

The Why of White Metals: Silver, Platinum & Palladium in 2010 (PSLV, AGQ, SLV, SIVR, DBS, USV, PALL, PPLT, PTM, DBP, GLTR, WITE, PLTM, SIL)

Precious metals have had a heck of a year, even the non-gold metals. Especially those, in fact: As of December 23rd, silverprices had risen 73% for the year and platinumup 17%; palladium,