ETF Report

 The Best Oil ETF

Oil. It’s a finite resource and we’re running out of it. Unlike shares of Microsoft or ears of corn, there is only so much to go around. In theory, this long-term supply constraint is one of the few sure things in investing, so oil prices should continue to rise.

In reality, oil remains one of the most volatile commodities. While the spot price of benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude rose 7.9 percent in 2011, it wasn’t unusual to see huge swings in prices over the space of days.

Features and News

RBS Unveils Crude Oil ‘Trendpilot’ ETN

RBS rolls out another ETN with alternating types of exposure—and two expense ratios.

Features and News

Deutsche’s Kremenstein: Building The Brand

The future will include both PowerShares DB and db-X brands, Deutsche’s Kremenstein says. Analysis

Buying Oil ETFs On A Dip

Oil has fallen sharply in the past week on worries about slowing growth and S&P’s downgrade of U.S. debt. So, if this is a buying opportunity, which ETFs are best? Analysis

A Contango-Killer ETF Primer

Contango-killing commodities ETFs are all the rage these days, and it’s worth getting under the hood of some of them to take measure of their differences.

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Teucrium Rolls Out Crude Oil ETF

Teucrium jumps into wild world of crude with a new futures-based ETF.

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S&P Unveils Contango-Killing GSCI

S&P jumps into contango-killing commodity indexes with a new version of the GSCI.