List of Top Commodity ETFs | Page 2 of 2 | ETF Trends

Broad commodity funds allow investors to gain exposure to the price movements of a basket of commodities through futures contracts. Since broad commodity funds hold futures contracts, investors should be aware that the funds are subject to contango or backwardation in the futures market. [Five Things to Know About Commodity ETFs]

Broad commodity ETFs include:

  • E-TRACS DJ-UBS Commodity Index Total Return ETF (NYSEArca: DJCI)
  • GreenHaven Continuous Commodity Index Fund (NYSEArca: GCC)
  • iShares GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust Fund (NYSEArca: GSG)
  • PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund (NYSEArca: DBC)
  • United States Commodity Index Fund (NYSEArca: USCI)

Commodity ETNs:

  • Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: DJP)
  • E-TRACS Constant Maturity Commodity Index ETN (NYSEArca: UCI)
  • ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity Index ETN (NYSEArca: RJI)
  • ELEMENTS S&P Commodity Trends Indicator ETN (NYSEArca: LSC)
  • Goldman Sachs Commodity Index GSCI Total Return Index ETN (NYSEArca: GSP)
  • PowerShares DB Commodity Long ETN (NYSEArca: DPU)
  • PowerShares DB Commodity Short ETN (NYSEArca: DDP)
  • S&P GSCI Commodity Sector Returns Index ETN (NYSEArca: GSC)

It should be noted that exchange traded notes are unsecured debt obligations subject to the creditworthiness of the issuing bank. If the issuer goes under, investors may lose their principal. [What Are ETNs? – The Truth About Credit Risk]

Inverse and leveraged commodity funds:

  • PowerShares DB Commodity Double Long ETN (NYSEArca: DYY)
  • PowerShares DB Commodity Double Short ETN (NYSEArca: DEE)
  • ProShares Ultra DJ-AIG Commodity ETF (NYSEArca: UCD)
  • ProShares UltraShort DJ-AIG Commodity ETF (NYSEArca: CMD)

For more information on commodity funds, visit our commodity ETFs category.

Max Chen contributed to this article.