It took a year to get through SEC review, but on Friday, Barclays launched a new commodity exchange traded fund.  iShares GSCI Commodity Index Trust (GSG) has assets consisting of a pool of commodity and energy products.  Oil makes up 46% of the ETF and non-energy based commodities make up 26%.  Some commodities included in the ETF are copper, sugar, live cattle, soybeans, cocoa and wheat.

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