Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Trading Strategies

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Natural gas ETFs

UNG (United States Natural Gas)
Fund Family: United States Natural Gas Fund, LP
Net Assets: 3.77B
Fund Inception Date: 18-Apr-07

The investment seeks to replicate the performance, net of expenses, of natural gas. The trust will invest in futures contracts on natural gas traded on the NYMEX that is the near month contract to expire.

GAZ (iPath DJ AIG Natural Gas)
The investment seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Dow Jones-AIG Natural Gas Total Return €“Index. The fund is designed to reflect the performance of natural gas. The index is composed of the Henry Hub Natural Gas futures contract traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

FCG (First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas)
Fund Family: First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund
Net Assets: 395.78M
Yield: 0.94%
Fund Inception Date: 8-May-07

The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the ISE-REVERE Natural Gas index. The fund invests at least 90% of assets in common stocks that comprise the index.

Natural gas ETFs include:
  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund (NYSEArca:  FCG)
  • Teucrium Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: NAGS)
  • United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG)
  • United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNL)
Natural gas ETNs:
  • iPath Natural Gas Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ)
  • ETRACS Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN (NYSEArca: GASZ)
  • iPath Seasonal Natural Gas ETN (NYSEArca: DCNG)
  • ETRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP ETN (NYSEArca: MLPG)
Inverse and leveraged funds:
  • ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas ETF (NYSEArca: BOIL)
  • ProShares UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas ETF (NYSEArca: KOLD
  • Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3x Shares ETF (NYSEArca: GASL)
  • Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x ETF (NYSEArca: GASX)

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