Self Directed Investor Inc
SDI: "Empowering investors with ideas and education"
Symbol Lookup »  
Topics:ChinaETFsEarningsEconomyEnergyForexGoldIncomeLessonsIdeasTrading

  • Other news: News from PR Newswire
| More

RBS Debuts 5 New Rogers Commodity ETNs

Thu, Nov 15, 10:46 AM ET, by Michael Johnston

RBS made a significant expansion to its lineup of ETNs this week with the debut of five products offering exposure to commodity indexes bearing the name of legendary hard asset investor Jim Rogers. The new products include a broad-based ETN as well as resource-specific notes linked to certain types of natural resources [see Everything You Need To Know About Commodity ETFs].

The new ETNs include:

  • RBS Rogers Enhanced Commodity ETN (RGRC)
  • RBS Rogers Enhanced Agriculture ETN (RGRA)
  • RBS Rogers Enhanced Energy ETN (RGRE)
  • RBS Rogers Enhanced Precious Metals ETN (RGRP)
  • RBS Rogers Enhanced Industrial Metals ETN (RGRI)

Each of the new ETNs will face competition from existing products; in addition to a number of broad-based commodity ETPs, there are several products targeting the specific families such as precious metals, industrial metals, agriculture, and energy [see Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio].

Differentiating Commodity ETPs

With multiple options available for investors seeking commodity exposure, it can be challenging to differentiate the exchange-traded products available. There won’t be a universally superior ETF or ETN that makes sense for every investor; the product right for your portfolio depends on individual circumstances [see 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn].

There are, however, a few factors to consider when comparing commodity ETPs head-to-head:

  1. Structure: The ETF vs. ETN distinction matters when it comes to commodities. ETNs will have no tracking error, but will also feature some unique tax consequences. Specifically, the won’t provide a K-1 (futures-based commodity pools will) and will be taxed at the applicable capital gains rate (commodity pools are taxed at a blended rate).
  2. Allocation: There can be significant differences between ETPs that offer exposure to the same type of commodity, in terms of both depth of exposure and concentration. For example, some agriculture ETPs will include only a handful of commodities, while others go much deeper and include dozens of individual resources. Among energy ETPs, some are dominated by crude oil while others maintain a more balanced portfolio. Examine the breakdown between the individual commodities included to get a better feel for the risk/return profile.
  3. Roll Strategy: This is a big one when it comes to commodity ETPs; the manner in which these products maintain exposure through futures contracts often has a huge impact on returns. It’s important to know whether your futures-based commodity ETP rolls to front month contracts monthly, takes a longer term approach, or uses market signals to determine the exact strategy.

Disclosure: No positions at time of writing.


SDI Glossary: "ETFs" Definition
SDI Glossary: "Industrial Metals" Definition
This Article's Word Cloud:   Commodity   ETNs   ETPs   Enhanced   Metals   Rogers   There   adsbygoogle   agriculture   applicable   available   based   better   between   both   broad   comes   commodities   commodity   contracts   distinction   energy   exposure   futures   head   include   individual   investor   longer   maintain   makes   metals   others   pools   portfolio   precious   products   rate   resources   significant   some   specific   taxed   that   these   when   which   while   will   your

| More

FLOT: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
Wed, Feb 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: FLOT Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
Wed, Feb 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF (FTSM) crossed ...

LMBS Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level
Wed, Feb 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETF (LMBS) crossed ...

IJH, AMD, RJF, CSC: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
Wed, Feb 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: IJH, AMD, RJF, CSC Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

IWF, DIS, UNH, PEP: ETF Outflow Alert
Wed, Feb 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: IWF, DIS, UNH, PEP Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

IWO, MSCC, TSRO, OZRK: ETF Inflow Alert
Wed, Feb 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: IWO, MSCC, TSRO, OZRK Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

VFH, USB, GS, AIG: ETF Inflow Alert
Wed, Feb 22, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: VFH, USB, GS, AIG Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

Vanguard Large-Cap ETF Experiences Big Outflow
Wed, Feb 22, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: VV, KO, MMM, ABBV Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

RWR Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
Wed, Feb 22, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (RWR) crossed above ...

SAH Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH) have crossed above the average analyst ...

Tivity Health Reaches Analyst Target Price
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Tivity Health Inc (TVTY) have crossed above the average analyst ...

TTD Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of The Trade Desk Inc (TTD) have crossed above the average ...

Gentherm Reaches Analyst Target Price
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Gentherm Inc (THRM) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

TFX Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Teleflex Incorporated (TFX) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

STAG Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of STAG Industrial Inc (STAG) have crossed above the average analyst ...

SALT Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Scorpio Bulkers Inc (SALT) have crossed above the average analyst ...

Weyerhaeuser Reaches Analyst Target Price
Wed, Feb 22, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

Chubb Reaches Analyst Target Price
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Chubb Ltd (CB) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

BXP Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Boston Properties Inc (BXP) have crossed above the average analyst ...

BOJA Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Bojangles' Inc (BOJA) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

How The Pieces Add Up: EQWS Headed For $44
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, ...

ECL Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Ecolab Inc (ECL) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

Community Health Systems Reaches Analyst Target Price
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) have crossed above the average ...

COST Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) have crossed above the average analyst ...

FSLR Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Wed, Feb 22, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of First Solar Inc (FSLR) have crossed above the average analyst ...

Tyson Foods Takes Over #75 Spot From Walgreens Boots Alliance
Tue, Feb 21, 12:14 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of ...

XLV, PFE, MRK, LLY: ETF Outflow Alert
Tue, Feb 21, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: XLV, PFE, MRK, LLY Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio Experiences Big Inflow
Tue, Feb 21, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: KBWB Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

FBT, ACAD, ALNY, KITE: ETF Outflow Alert
Tue, Feb 21, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: FBT, ACAD, ALNY, KITE Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

TNA: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
Tue, Feb 21, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: TNA Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

EWW: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
Tue, Feb 21, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: EWW Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

Daily Financial Bear 3x Shares Getting Very Oversold
Tue, Feb 21, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Tuesday, shares of the Daily Financial Bear 3x Shares ETF (FAZ) entered ...

Significant Insider Buying Registered in Holdings of FXU
Tue, Feb 21, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (FXU) ...

Sum Up The Parts: IEZ Could Be Worth $49
Tue, Feb 21, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, ...

The Math Shows IWC Can Go To $98
Tue, Feb 21, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, ...

iShares MSCI Indonesia (EIDO) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
Fri, Feb 17, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Friday, shares of the iShares MSCI Indonesia ETF (EIDO) crossed below their ...

BNDS: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
Fri, Feb 17, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: BNDS Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

BIV: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
Fri, Feb 17, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: BIV Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

KOL, TECK, CNX, JOY: ETF Outflow Alert
Fri, Feb 17, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: KOL, TECK, CNX, JOY Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

KXI Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
Fri, Feb 17, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Friday, shares of the iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (KXI) crossed above ...

The Math Shows XLV Can Go To $81
Fri, Feb 17, 9:44 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, ...

Implied PGJ Analyst Target Price: $37
Fri, Feb 17, 9:44 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, ...

Coca-Cola a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 3.6% Yield (KO)
Fri, Feb 17, 9:44 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Coca-Cola Co (KO) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a ...

WYN Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Fri, Feb 17, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN) have crossed above the average analyst ...

Vail Resorts Reaches Analyst Target Price
Fri, Feb 17, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Vail Resorts Inc (MTN) have crossed above the average analyst ...

Copa Holdings Reaches Analyst Target Price
Fri, Feb 17, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Copa Holdings S.A. (CPA) have crossed above the average analyst ...

The Math Shows FNI Can Go To $34
Fri, Feb 17, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, ...

Kate Spade Reaches Analyst Target Price
Fri, Feb 17, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Kate Spade & Co (KATE) have crossed above the average ...

Synopsys Reaches Analyst Target Price
Fri, Feb 17, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Synopsys Inc (SNPS) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

Denny's Reaches Analyst Target Price
Fri, Feb 17, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In recent trading, shares of Denny's Corp (DENN) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month ...

  More articles:  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next »

ABOUT US »   ADVERTISE »   CONTACT US »   TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY POLICY »

RBS Debuts 5 New Rogers Commodity ETNs | Self Directed Investor | Copyright © 2008 - 2017, All Rights Reserved

Any ideas and opinions presented in Self Directed Investor content are for informational and educational purposes only, and do not reflect the opinions of BNK Invest, Inc. or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or partners. In no way should any content contained herein be interpreted to represent trading or investment advice. None of the information contained herein constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio, transaction, or investment strategy is suitable for any specific person. All site visitors agree that under no circumstances will BNK Invest, Inc,. its subsidiaries, partners, officers, employees, affiliates, or agents be held liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained. Read Full Disclaimer.

SDI is associated with: ValueForum.com -- a subscription-based online social networking forum of serious individual investors. | MarketNewsVideo.com -- videos appearing on SDI are produced by Market News Video. | TickerTech.com -- stock quote content appearing on SDI is at least 20 minutes delayed and is powered by Ticker Technologies. | GoldStockStrategist.com -- Edited by Scott V. Nystrom, PhD, Gold Stock Strategist provides analysis on gold mining companies.