2 ETFs To Play One Of The Bright Spots In The Commodity World

cocoa beansAs investors have begun to calm down about the prospect of tapering, interest in commodities has picked up. Prices have been more stable for this asset class in recent weeks, with broad commodity ETFs seeing flat returns in the trailing one month time frame.
NYSE:CHOC August 14, 2013 5:51pm

Commodity Trade: Guide To Investing In Cocoa (NIB, CHOC, IDX, EWZ, GXG, AFK)

Carolyn Pairitz: The commodity cocoa, refers to cocoa beans, which are the dried seeds from the, Theobroma Cacao, or cocoa tree. The tree is native to the Americas, specifically the Southern Hemisphere, and has been a major part of the area’s history, though now the vast majority
NYSE:CHOC October 30, 2012 10:55am

Five Best-Performing Commodities Of 2012 (SLV, SOYB, UGA, CORN, NIB)

Stephen Simpson: Through the end of September, 2012 has by and large been another solid year for commodities. Measuring commodity performance can be a little tricky though, as many commodity ETFs and ETNs hold various contracts throughout the year and roll
NYSE:CORN October 1, 2012 10:21am

Commodity Investing: The 5 Minute Guide To Cocoa ETFs (CHOC, NIB, DBA, AGF)

Tony Daltorio: There may be no words to adequately describe what a chocoholic feels as he or she indulges their taste for anything and everything chocolate. Now, thanks to advancements made in the investment markets, chocoholics and anyone else can make
NYSE:AGF August 23, 2012 10:42am

Cocoa ETFs: The Safe Haven In Agricultural Commodities? (DBA, NIB)

Eric Dutram: Although a risk-on trade has boosted commodity prices in the past few days, virtually all commodities are still down on both the quarter and the year. Seemingly, the European slowdown and the stronger dollar have conspired to keep natural resources
NYSE:DBA June 8, 2012 1:13pm

The Worst Performing Commodity ETFs Over The Last 3 Years (UNG, NIB, GRN, GAZ)

Daniela Pylypczak:  Ever since markets crashed in 2008, investors have been slowly increasing their risk appetites, shifting towards more lucrative and risky asset classes such as commodities. Some investments in this category have flourished, while others haven’t fared so well. Natural gas is perhaps the first cringe-

NYSE:GAZ March 29, 2012 10:08am

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

Hot Commodities: Orange Juice Futures Lead Commodities For 2012

Jared Cummans: With almost an entire month in the books, 2012 is shaping up to be a strong year for commodities, as a number of these investments have produced handsome gains. Futures for gold, cocoa, and silver have garnered a fair amount of attention, delivering eye popping gains in a relatively
NYSE:NIB January 30, 2012 4:21pm

The Five (5) Worst Performing Commodity ETPs Of 2011 (UNG, NIB, JJM, BAL, GRU)

Jared Cummans: Statistics show that the vast majority of commodity investors come away actually losing money, this was especially true for 2011. This year was a rough one on commodities as global instability created volatile trading, resulting in most of this asset class losing money. But of course with
NYSE:BAL December 22, 2011 11:15am

Three Commodities Ripe With Political Risk (SLV, PKN, NIB, CCJ, SLW)

Jared Cummans: Any commodity investor worth their salt will tell you that investing in these products requires an understanding of the global economy, not just that of the US. In fact, a number of the world’s most popular commodities, like gold and copper, are mainly produced abroad. Though the U.S. holds
NYSE:NIB December 5, 2011 11:26am

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