18.07.2013 - Commodity ETFs slump amid Fed speculation
Commodity exchange traded funds have experienced a rough first half of the year as traders anticipated an eventual end to Fed easing that has helped support commodity prices. The PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund lost 0.8% over the past month and fell 6.1% year-to-date. Hedge fund investors posted significant losses in June, and now, many commodity funds are now in negative territory for the first half of the year, reports Stephen Taub for Institutional Investor’s Alpha...............................................Full Article: Source
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