With Financial Spread Betting, Contracts For Difference (CFDs) and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) it’s possible to back a wide variety of commodities and profit from up and down moves. By using ETFs even someone with a relatively small account can get exposure to commodities and avoid the risks of investing directly in the futures markets.
The last few months grain prices such as Wheat, Corn and Soybeans have been soaring as a US heat wave have caused many crops to fail. The Ipath DJ Grans ETN (JJG) is made up of 33% Soybeans, 26% Wheat and 41% Corn. The ETF can be bought and sold just like a normal stock.
So far this year it’s been the best ETF with a 44% gain mostly of which has come in the last 5 weeks.
Here you can see the top 10 leaders and laggards so for in 2012.
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