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.

Features and News

15 ETFs With The Most Liquid Options

The largest ETFs don't always have the most liquid options markets.

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Wednesday Hot Reads: Guide To Safety & Sector ETFs

Also, what’s driving oil prices, and the outlook on emerging markets.

Features and News

Jim Rogers Bracing For Crash

Legendary investor discusses why he sees big economic downturn approaching and how investors can protect themselves.

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Friday Hot Reads: Growing Use Of ETFs By Endowments

Also, why there can’t be an ETF bubble.

Weekly ETF Flows

Weekly Outflows From US Equity ETFs Despite Record Highs

U.S. equity ETFs registered outflows for a fourth-straight week, but international equity ETFs picked up the slack. 

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Tuesday Hot Reads: Fiduciary Rule To Take Effect June 9

Also, four ETF and stock charts to tap revenue growth.

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Monday Hot Reads: Drone ETF Takes Off

Also, best spots to find ETF bargains now.

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Thursday Hot Reads: Worst Performing ETFs All Have One Thing In Common

Also, a look into whether smart-beta ETFs and active management can coexist.

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Thursday Hot Reads: Global ETFs Breach $4 Trillion Mark

Also, do trading costs destroy factor investing?