Complete List Of New Commodity ETFs 2012

This year marked somewhat of a slowdown for the ETF industry as only 174 new funds were brought to market; 2011 saw more than 300 fund introductions and 2010 saw over 200. But this could also just be a sign that the exchange-traded world has reached a maturity point, and there simply is no need for a massive wave of new products year after year. In 2012, we saw plenty of innovation, with a number of unique products that offer strategies that can be found nowhere else in the investing world, especially on the commodity side of the equation [for more commodity ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

Below, we outline the 18 commodity ETFs that launched in 2012.

Name Ticker Expense Ratio Inception Date
3x Long Crude ETN UWTI 1.35% 2/8/2012
3x Inverse Crude ETN DWTI 1.35% 2/8/2012
3x Long Brent Crude ETN UOIL 1.35% 2/8/2012
3x Inverse Brent Crude ETN DOIL 1.35% 2/8/2012
3x Long Natural Gas ETN UGAZ 1.65% 2/8/2012
3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN DGAZ 1.65% 2/8/2012
2x Inverse Copper ETN SCPR 1.35% 2/8/2012
2x Long Copper ETN LCPR 1.35% 2/8/2012
Teucrium Agricultural Fund TAGS 0.32% 3/28/2012
United States Agriculture Index Fund USAG 0.80% 4/13/2012
DJ-UBS Commodity Index 2-4-6 Blended Futures ETN BLND 0.70% 4/26/2012
STREAM S&P Dynamic Roll Global Commodities Fund BNPC 0.65% 6/4/2012
United States Metals Index Fund USMI 0.70% 6/19/2012
Rogers Enhanced Precious Metals ETN RGRP 0.95% 11/15/2012
Rogers Enhanced Industrial Metals ETN RGRI 0.95% 11/15/2012
Rogers Enhanced Energy ETN RGRE 0.95% 11/15/2012
Rogers Enhanced Commodity ETN RGRC 0.95% 11/15/2012
Rogers Enhanced Agriculture ETN RGRA 0.95% 11/15/2012

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