Futures ETF Overview

Futures contracts are financial instruments traded in organized exchanges to buy or sell assets, especially commodities or shares, at a fixed price on a future date.

Futures also serve as underlying holdings of several ETFs, especially commodity funds, which do not buy the physical commodity, but track the futures contract price.

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Managed Futures ETF Launches

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After rejecting nine bitcoin ETF filings this week, the SEC said it would review that decision.

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Firms announce they're teaming up to bring a physically backed bitcoin ETF to market.