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Are managed futures ETFs the best commodity play?

Posted on 03 April 2014

Managed futures funds have outperformed long-only commodity plays over the last two decades. What’s behind their success? In January, while the S&P 500 Composite (SPX) slid 3.6 percent, the Dow Jones UBS Commodity Index (DJUBS) gained 0.3 percent. DJUBS is a long-only benchmark made up of 20 non-financial futures.
It wasn’t much of a gain and one month doesn’t spell “turnaround,” but this isn’t just a one-month deal. Commodities, on the outs since 2011, have actually broken above a multi-year downtrend line…………………………………Full Article: Source


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