Oil ETF Overview

Investing in oil ETFs can be a complex endeavor. For most investors, even large traders, taking delivery of oil and storing it is simply impractical or impossible to do. Thus, oil ETFs have become a popular instrument with which to access the oil market. In today's market, investors can find ETFs that track the daily price of oil and that aim to mitigate the effects of contango and backwardation, as well as ETFs exposed to companies in the oil sector.

This channel is designed to help you understand oil ETFs, how they are built, how they behave, their objectives, their risks and their rewards.

Daily Hot Reads

Monday Hot Reads: ETF Tactics To Shield Volatility-Spikes

Also, what the top-performing ETFs have in common.

Features and News

Top Performing Commodity ETFs

This year's top-performing commodity is at a 16-year high.

Daily Hot Reads

Wednesday Hot Reads: Why Buffett’s Wrong About Bitcoin

Also, ETFs now have $1 trillion more than hedge funds.

Daily Hot Reads

Monday Hot Reads: Where To Invest $10K Right Now

Also, biotech ETF cruises to 18-month high.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: iShares Rolls Out Ex-China Fund

New fund removes China from its emerging market exposure.

Features and News

15 Most Shorted ETFs

Investors are betting heavily against these exchange-traded funds.

Features and News

3 ETF ‘Trump Trades’ That Tripped

The markets once again prove that crystal balls are best used as paperweights. 

Features and News

Gartman's Favorite Trades Right Now

Publisher of The Gartman Letter shares his latest thoughts on the financial markets.

Daily Hot Reads

Monday Hot Reads: These Energy ETFs Need A Tow

Also, despite record ETF inflows, BlackRock isn't seeing accompanying revenue gains.