Commodity ETF’s and ETN’s

August 12th, 2013

Commodity ETF’s and ETN’s are trading vehicles that make it easier to invest in commodities,

Notice that some commodity ETFs on this overview fall under two categories like inverse ETFs or leveraged ETFs.  These trading vehicles typically are configured using options. It is important to understand the risk with trading vehicles that own options because you will lose on the monthly roll over in the options market as time deteriorate the value.

Ticker –  name/description of the trading vehicle:

Broad Commodity ETFs

•BCM – iPath Pure Beta Broad Commodity ETN
•BNPC – STREAM S&P Dynamic Roll Global Commodities Fund
•CCX – WisdomTree Dreyfus Commodity Currency Fund
•CCXE – WisdomTree Commodity Country Equity Fund
•CMD – UltraShort DJ-AIG Commodity ProShares ETF
•CRBQ – Thomson Reuters/Jefferies CRB Global Commodity Index ETF
•DBC – PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking ETF
•DDP – PowerShares DB Commodity Short ETN
•DEE – PowerShares DB Commodity Double Short ETN
•DJCI – UBS E-TRACS DJ-UBS Commodity Index Total Return ETN
•DJP – iPath Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index Total Return ETN
•DPU – PowerShares DB Commodity Long ETN
•DYY – PowerShares DB Commodity Dble Long ETN
•GCC – GreenHaven Continuous Commodity Index ETF
•GSG – iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust
•GYLD – Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF
•RJI – ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity ETN
•UCD – Ultra DJ-UBS Commodity ProShares ETF
•USCI – United States Commodity Index Fund

Broad Agriculture ETFs
•ADZ – PowerShares DB Agriculture Short ETN
•AGA – PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Short ETN
•AGF – PowerShares DB Agriculture Long ETN
•CROP – IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap Equity ETF
•DAD – PowerShares DB Agirculture Double Short ETF
•DAG – PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Long ETN
•DBA – PowerShares DB Agriculture ETF
•DIRT – iPath Pure Beta Agriculture ETN
•JJA – iPath DJ-UBS Agriculture Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•MOO – Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF
•PAGG – PowerShares Global Agriculture ETF
•TAGS – Teucrium Agriculture ETF
•UAG – UBS E-TRACS CMCI Agriculture Total Return ETN
•USAG – United States Agriculture Index ETF
•VEGI – iShares MSCI Global Agricultural Producers Fund

Individual Types of Agriculture ETFs
•CHOC – iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN
•NIB – iPath DJ-UBS Cocoa Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•CAFÉ – iPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN
•JO – iPath DJ-UBS Coffee Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•BAL – iPath Dow Jones AIG Cotton TR Sub-Index ETN
•CTNN – iPath Pure Beta Cotton ETN
•CORN – Teucrium Corn Fund
•PBJ – PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF
•GRU – ELEMENTS MLCX Grains Index Total Return ETN
•JJG – iPath DJ-UBS Grains Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•WEET – iPath Pure Beta Grains ETN
•WEAT – Teucrium Wheat Fund
•COW – iPath DJ AIG Livestock TR Sub-Idx ETN
•LSTK – iPath Pure Beta Livestock ETN
•UBC – UBS E-TRACS CMCI Livestock Total Return ETN
•CANE – Teucrium Sugar Fund
•SGAR – iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN
•SGG – iPath DJ-UBS Sugar TR Sub-Index ETN
•SOYB – Teucrium Soybean Fund
•CUT – Claymore/Beacon Global Timber Index ETF
•WOOD – iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index ETF
•SOIL – Global X Fertilizers/Potash ETF

Energy ETFs
•AXEN – iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Energy Sector Index ETF
•CHIE – Global X China Energy ETF
•DBE – PowerShares DB Energy ETF
•ENY – Claymore/SWM Canadian Energy Income ETF
•ERX – Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3X Shares ETF
•ERY – Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares ETF
•FILL – iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund
•FXN – First Trust Energy AlphaDEX ETF
•GEX – Market Vectors Global Alternatve Energy ETF
•ICLN – iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index ETF
•IPW – SPDR S&P International Energy Sector ETF
•IXC – iShares S&P Global Energy Sector ETF
•IYE – iShares Dow Jones US Energy Sector ETF
•JJE – iPath DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•ONG – iPath Pure Beta Energy ETN
•PBD – PowerShares Global Clean Energy ETF
•PBW – PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy ETF
•PSCE – PowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy Portfolio
•PUW – PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy ETF
•PXE – PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF
•PXI – PowerShares Dynamic Energy ETF
•QCLN – First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index ETF
•RJN – ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity Energy ETN
•RYE – Rydex S&P Equal Weight Energy ETF
•UBN – UBS E-TRACS CMCI Energy Total Return ETN
•VDE – Vanguard Energy ETF
•XLE – Energy Select Sector SPDR

Individual Types of Energy ETFs
•FUE – ELEMENTS MLCX Biofuels Index Total Return ETN
•GRN – iPath Global Carbon ETN
•KOL – Market Vectors Coal ETF
•PKOL – PowerShares Global Coal ETF
•UGA – United States Gasoline ETF
•NLR – Market Vectors Nuclear Energy ETF
•NUCL – iShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy Index ETF
•PKN – PowerShares Global Nuclear Energy ETF
•KWT – Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF
•TAN – Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy ETF
•FAN – First Trust Global Wind Energy ETF
•PWND – PowerShares Global Wind Energy ETF
•URA – Global X Uranium ETF

Oil ETFs
•BARL – Morgan Stanley S&P 500 Crude Oil Linked ETN
•BNO – United States Brent Oil Fund
•CRUD – Teucrium WTI Crude Oil Fund
•DBO – PowerShares DB Oil Fund
•DDG – The Short Oil and Gas ProShares ETF
•DNO – United States Short Oil Fund ETF
•DTO – PowerShares DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN
•DUG – UltraShort Oil & Gas ProShares ETF
•FOL – FactorShares 2X Oil Bull/S&P500 Bear ETF
•HUC – Horizons BetaPro Winter-Term NYMEX Crude Oil ETF
•IOIL – Global Crude Oil Small Cap Equity ETF
•OIH – Market Vectors Oil Services ETF
•OIL – Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Total Return ETN
•OILZ – ETRACS Oil Futures Contango ETN
•OLEM – iPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN
•OLO – PowerShares DB Crude Oil Long ETN
•SCO – ProShares UltraShort DJ-AIG Crude Oil ETF
•SZO – PowerShares DB Crude Oil Short ETN
•TWTI – RBS Oil Trendpilot ETN
•USO – United States Oil Fund ETF
•USL – United States 12 Month Oil Fund ETF
•UHN – United States Heating Oil Fund ETF
•UCO – ProShares Ultra DJ-AIG Crude Oil ETF
•FRAK – Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF
•SNDS – Sustainable North American Oil Sands ETF

Natural Gas ETFs
•DCNG – iPath Seasonal Natural Gas ETN
•BOIL – ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas ETF
•KOLD – UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas ETF
•DDG – The Short Oil and Gas ProShares ETF
•FCG – First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas ETF
•FRAK – Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF
•GASL – Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares ETF
•GASX – Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3X Shares ETF
•GASZ – ETRACS Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN
•GAZ – iPath DJ AIG Natural Gas TR Sub-Index ETN
•IGAS – Global Natural Gas Small Cap Equity ETF
•MLPG – UBS E-TRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index ETN
•NAGS – Teucrium Natural Gas Fund
•UNG – United States Natural Gas ETF
•WCAT – Jefferies TR/J CRB Wildcatters Exploration & Production Equity ETF

Natural Resource ETFs
•GNAT – WisdomTree Global Natural Resources Fund
•GNR – SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF
•GRES – IQ ARB Global Resources ETF
•GUNR – FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund
•IGE – iShares S&P North America Natural Resources ETF

Water ETFs
•CGW – Claymore S&P Global Water ETF
•FIW – First Trust ISE Water ETF
•PHO – PowerShares Water Resources ETF

Precious Metal ETFs
•BLNG – iPath Pure Beta Precious Metals ETN
•DBP – PowerShares DB Precious Metals Fund ETF
•GLTR – ETFS Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares
•JJP – iPath DJ-UBS Precious Metals Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•PSAU – PowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals ETF
•WITE – ETFS Physical WM Basket Shares ETF
•XME – SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

Gold ETFs
•AGOL – ETFS Physical Asian Gold Shares ETF
•DGLD – 3x Inverse Gold ETN
•DUST – Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x Shares ETF
•FSG – FactorShares 2X Gold Bull/S&P500 Bear ETF
•GDX – the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF
•GDXJ – Market Vectors Gold Miners Junior ETF
•GGGG – Global X Pure Gold Miners ETF
•GLD – StreetTracks Gold Shares ETF
•GLDX – Global X Gold Explorers ETF
•GLL – the UltraShort Gold ProShares ETF
•GLZ – IQ Global Gold Small Cap Equity ETF
•HUG – Horizons BetaPro COMEX Gold ETF
•IAU – iShares COMEX Gold Trust ETF
•NUGT – Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares ETF
•SGOL – ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF
•TBAR – RBS Gold Trendpilot ETN
•UGL – the ProShares Ultra Gold ETF
•DBB – PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund ETF
•DBP – PowerShares DB Precious Metals Fund ETF
•GLTR – ETFS Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares
•PSAU – the PowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals ETF
•RING – iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners Fund
•UGLD – 3x Long Gold ETN
•XME – the SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

Other Types of Precious Metal ETFs
•AGQ – the ProShares Ultra Silver ETF
•DBS – PowerShares DB Silver Fund ETF
•HUZ – Horizons BetaPro COMEX Silver ETF
•SIL – Global X Silver Miners ETF
•SIVR – ETFS Physical Silver Shares ETF
•SLV – iShares Silver Trust ETF
•SLVP – iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners Fund
•USV – E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver Index ETN
•ZSL – ProShares UltraShort Silver ETF
•USLV – 3x Long Silver ETN
•DSLV – 3x Inverse Silver ETN
•GLTR – ETFS Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares
•WITE – ETFS Physical WM Basket Shares ETF

•PPLT – the ETFS Platinum Physical Shares ETF
•PLTM – First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund
•PTM – E-TRACS UBS Long Platinum ETN
•PTD – E-TRACS UBS Short Platinum ETN
•PGM – iPath DJ-UBS Platinum TR Sub-Index ETN
•PALL – the ETFS Palladium Physical Shares ETF
•LPLT – 2x Long Platinum ETN
•IPLT – 2x Inverse Platinum ETN
•LPAL – 2x Long Palladium ETN
•IPAL – 2x Inverse Palladium ETN

Base and Industrial Metals ETFs
•BDD – PowerShares DB Base Metals Double Long ETN
•BDG – PowerShares DB Base Metals Long ETN
•BOM – PowerShares DB Base Metals Double Short ETN
•BOS – PowerShares DB Base Metals Short ETN
•DBB – PowerShares DB Base Metals ETF
•GRWN – iPath Pure Beta Softs ETN
•HEVY – iPath Pure Beta Industrial Metals ETN
•JJM – iPath DJ-UBS Industrial Metals Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•PICK – iShares MSCI Global Select Metals & Mining Producers Fund
•PSTL – PowerShares Global Steel ETF
•RJZ – ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity Metal ETN
•SLX – Market Vectors Steel ETF
•UBM – UBS E-TRACS CMCI Industrial Metals Total Return ETN
•USMI – United States Metals ETF
•XME – SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

•COPX – Global X Copper Miners ETF
•CUPM – iPath Pure Beta Copper ETN
•CU – First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund
•JJC – iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•CPER – United States Copper Index Fund

•JJN – iPath DJ-AIG Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•NINI – iPath Pure Beta Nickel ETN

 

Rare Earth Strategic Metals ETF

•REMX – Market Vectors Rare Earth Strategic Metals ETF

 

Other Types of Metal ETFs
•ALUM – Global X Aluminum ETF
•FOIL – iPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN
•JJT – iPath DJ-UBS Tin Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•JJU – iPath DJ-UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub-Index ETN
•LEDD – iPath Pure Beta Lead ETN
•LIT – Global X Lithium ETF

Materials ETFs
•AXMT – iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Materials Sector Index ETF
•CHIM – Global X China Materials ETF
•FXZ – First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ETF
•IRV – SPDR S&P Interntial Materials Sector ETF
•IYM – iShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials ETF
•MATL – Direxion Daily Basic Materials Bull 3X Shares ETF
•PYZ – PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ETF
•RTM – Rydex S&P Equal Weight Materials ETF
•SBM – ProShares Short Basic Materials ETF
•SMN – UltraShort Basic Materials ProShares ETF
•UYM – Ultra Basic Materials ProShares ETF
•VAW – Vanguard Materials ETF

 

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