Sumit Roy

Sumit Roy is a senior ETF analyst for

Features and News

Here's How Investors Can Play High Oil Prices

Despite being one of the best-performing commodities over the past year, crude oil has been overshadowed by the likes of gold and silver. Here’s how investors can profit from high prices.

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Natural Gas Report: Prices Hover Near $4, But Fundamentals Remain Bearish

Year-over-year inventory deficit continues to decline despite scorching summer temperatures.

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Base Metals Report: Familiar Macro Worries Pressure Prices But Copper, Zinc & Lead Near Support

From a technical standpoint, copper, zinc and lead look attractive.

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Agriculture Report: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat Rally On Bullish Supply Data

USDA lowers its estimates for stocks, production and yields.

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Natural Gas Report: Prices Fall Under $4, More Downside Likely On Production Surge

Hottest July since 1955 didn’t stop natural gas inventories from rising more than normal.

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GSG Tracking: What Really Happened?

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

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Natural Gas Report: Upside Limited Despite Summer Heat

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

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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).