By: Commodity HQ
December 01, 2012 at 09:00 AM EST
Commodities That Have Thrived Under President Obama
As an asset class, natural resources often get lumped together, falling under a single weighting in one’s investment portfolio. After all, the most popular approach by many retail investors is through an ETF or futures fund that tracks a basket of commodities. The PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking ( DBC ) and iPath DJ-UBS Commodity Index ETN ( DJP ) are two of the most popular options for investors [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. However, natural resources are completely distinct animals and behave differently due to various demand, supply, weather and other external factors. Believe it or not, one of those external factors can be who’s in the White House. Since President Obama took office four years ago, a certain set of commodities have thrived in both production and price increases. With Obama winning another term, it stands to reason that these commodities have a good chance of seeing gains in the new term ahead. See the full story here → Related Posts: How Much Money Your Favorite Commodity ETFs Make For Day Traders: The Most Liquid ETF for Every Commodity For Long Term Investors: The Cheapest ETF for Every Commodity 100 Insightful Futures Traders Worth Following on Twitter 10 Commodity ETFs with Monster Inflows in 2012
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