Our transparent and rules-based selection criteria result in a diverse index family with significant exposure across major commodity sectors. The family consists of 32 different futures-based commodities, and is available in five different roll schedules.
COMMODITIES: WHICH ONES TO CONSIDER FOR INVESTMENT IN 2017
In a recent presentation to a group of financial advisors in London, Nasdaq Global Indexes Research & Development Associate Director Efram Slen discusses Oil trends. Among the highlights of his presentation:
- Oil capacity or supply experienced a revolutionary shift in the past few years.
- US supply exploded, the Middle East continued its pumping, and global demand was stifled resulting in a shift that started two years ago and has continued.
- Fundamentals within the US continued to improve while other markets still face headwinds.
- The US once again outperformed the global markets. Since the financial crisis receded the US has outgained the world by approximately 140% and once again in 2016 by 8%.