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Invest in Commodities with ETNs

List of Commodity ETNs


One of the most common types of ETNs are commodity ETNs. And just recently, we have seen quite a few ETN providers add to their commodity ETN product line. So in order to keep your research organized, I have compiled this list of commodity notes for your benefit.

The exchange traded notes are broken out by category, first listing those that target the commodity sector. Then have the subsequent ETNs broken down by sub-category. Agriculture, energy, gold, etc.

I will update this list as new ETNs are launched, if any are delisted, or if there are any changes to names or tickers, so be sure to check back often. So, without further ado, here is your…

List of Commodity ETNs

Broad Commodity ETNs

  • BCM - iPath Pure Beta Broad Commodity ETN
  • DDP – Power Shares DB Commodity Short ETN
  • DEE – Power Shares DB Commodity Double Short ETN
  • DJCI - UBS E-TRACS DJ-UBS Commodity Index Total Return ETN
  • DJP - iPath Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index Total Return ETN
  • DPU – Power Shares DB Commodity Long ETN
  • DYY – Power Shares DB Commodity Double Long ETN
  • RGRC - RBS Rogers Enhanced Commodity ETN
  • RJI - ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity ETN

Broad Agriculture ETNs

  • ADZ – Power Shares DB Agriculture Short ETN
  • AGA - PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Short ETN
  • AGF – Power Shares DB Agriculture Long ETN
  • DAG – Power Shares DB Agriculture Double Long ETN
  • DIRT - iPath Pure Beta Agriculture ETN
  • JJA - iPath DJ-UBS Agriculture Total Return Sub-Index ETN
  • RGRA - RBS Rogers Enhanced Agriculture ETN
  • UAG - UBS E-TRACS CMCI Agriculture Total Return ETN

Individual Types of Agriculture ETNs

  • CHOC - iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN
  • NIB - iPath DJ-UBS Cocoa Total Return Sub Index ETN
  • CAFÉ - iPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN
  • JO - iPath DJ-UBS Coffee Total Return Sub-Index ETN
  • BAL - iPath Dow Jones AIG Cotton TR Sub-Index ETN
  • CTNN - iPath Pure Beta Cotton ETN
  • GRU - ELEMENTS MLCX Grains Index Total Return ETN
  • JJG - iPath DJ UBS Grains Total Return Sub Index ETN
  • WEET - iPath Pure Beta Grains ETN
  • COW - iPath DJ AIG Livestock TR Sub Index ETN
  • LSTK - iPath Pure Beta Livestock ETN
  • UBC - UBS E-TRACS CMCI Livestock Total Return ETN
  • SGAR - iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN
  • SGG - iPath DJ-UBS Sugar TR Sub-Index ETN

Energy ETNs

  • JJE - iPath DJ-UBS Energy Total Return Sub-Index ETN
  • ONG - iPath Pure Beta Energy ETN
  • RGRE - RBS Rogers Enhanced Energy ETN
  • RJN - ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity Energy ETN
  • UBN - UBS E-TRACS CMCI Energy Total Return ETN

Individual Types of Energy ETNs

  • FUE - ELEMENTS MLCX Bio Fuels Index Total Return ETN
  • GRN - iPath Global Carbon ETN

Oil ETNs

Natural Gas ETNs

  • DCNG - iPath Seasonal Natural Gas ETN
  • GASZ - ETRACS Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN
  • GAZ - iPath DJ AIG Natural Gas TR Sub-Index ETN
  • MLPG - UBS E-TRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index ETN

Precious Metal ETNs

Gold ETNs

Other Types of Precious Metal ETNs

Base and Industrial Metals ETNs

  • BDD – Power Shares DB Base Metals Double Long ETN
  • BDG – Power Shares DB Base Metals Long ETN
  • BOM – Power Shares DB Base Metals Double Short ETN
  • BOS – Power Shares DB Base Metals Short ETN
  • GRWN - iPath Pure Beta Softs ETN
  • HEVY - iPath Pure Beta Industrial Metals ETN
  • JJM - iPath DJ-UBS Industrial Metals Total Return Sub-Index ETN
  • RGRI - RBS Rogers Enhanced Industrial Metals ETN
  • RJZ - ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity Metal ETN
  • UBM - UBS E-TRACS CMCI Industrial Metals Total Return ETN

Other Types of Metal ETNs

  • FOIL - iPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN
  • JJT - iPath DJ UBS Tin Total Return Sub-Index ETN
  • JJU - iPath DJ UBS Aluminum Total Return Sub Index ETN
  • LEDD - iPath Pure Beta Lead ETN

As with any investment and ETN, make sure you research each exchange traded note thoroughly before making any trades. Talk to your broker or financial professional if you have any questions or concerns. Understand what is in your ETF, the associated risks, and how each commodity ETN may react to different market conditions. Only then can you make a financial decision on which notes (if any) are the best fit for your portfolio. And most of all, good luck.

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