Sumit Roy

Sumit Roy is an analyst and senior staff writer for and ETF Report.

Features and News

GSG Tracking: What Really Happened?

The inside story of why a popular commodities ETF lagged its index in a big way.

Features and News

Natural Gas Report: Upside Limited Despite Summer Heat

Production surge will likely keep natural gas prices in established range for the medium term.

Features and News

Base Metals Report: China Optimism Supports Prices

Despite host of head winds, copper, nickel and tin surged over past month.

ETF Report

 GSG Tracking: What Really Happened

When it comes to commodity indexes, the S&P GSCI is far and away the leader. More than $100 billion in assets is tied to this index, including nearly $2 billion split between two popular exchange-traded products: the $1.7 billion iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (NYSE Arca: GSG) and its smaller cousin, the $121 million iPath S&P GSCI Total Return Index ETN (NYSE Arca: GSP).

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Corn, Wheat Plunge; Soybeans Slip On USDA Data

Corn hit by a double whammy of higher-than-expected inventories and plantings; other grains fared better.

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Natural Gas Report: Prices Drop As Storage Deficit Falls

Natural gas prices move back toward $4 as forecasts for warm temperatures fail to offset a large storage injection and economic head winds.


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Contango Killers? New ETNs Play Energy Calendar Spreads

Two new products aim to make betting on contango easier than ever.

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Natural Gas: Prices Surge w/ Inventory Deficits

Natural gas put in a huge double-digit advance this week, as inventory concerns more than offset bearish production figures.

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Natural Gas Report: Natural Gas Holds Steady

While big, the 105 bcf injection reported by the EIA on Thursday does not materially change this summer’s natural gas outlook.