These are the 10 best leveraged commodity trading ETFs – 24/7 Wall St.

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Leveraged commodity trading ETFs use debt or derivatives to magnify the returns of a commodity index. These ETFs seek to generate a return that is typically two or three times the short-term returns of the underlying index. Since these ETFs focus on daily or weekly returns, they are not suitable for long-term investors. Let’s take a look at the top 10 leveraged commodity trading ETFs.

Top 10 Leveraged Commodity Trading ETFs

We used one-year return data (from money.usnews.com) of leveraged commodity trading ETFs to come up with the top 10 leveraged commodity trading ETFs.

  1. ProShares Ultra Silver (AGQ, -45%)

ProShares Ultra Silver (NYSEARCA:AGQ) aims to match the daily investment result which is twice the daily performance of the Bloomberg Silver SubindexSM. This ETF normally invests in one or more financial instruments depending on the benchmark index. AGQ has over $350 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 1.50%. It has returned over -31% since the start of the year.

  1. DB Base Metals Double Long ETN (BDDXF, -17%)

DB Base Metals Double Long ETN (OTCMKTS:BDDXF) aims to match 200% of the daily price and yield performance of the Deutsche Bank Liquid Commodity Index – Optimum Yield Industrial Metals Excess Return. This index is made up of futures contracts on many popular base metals, aluminum, zinc and copper. BDDXF has over $500,000 in net assets and an expense ratio of 0.75%. It has returned nearly -30% since the start of the year.

  1. VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN (UGLDF, -14%)

Credit Suisse VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN (OTCMKTS:UGLDF) seeks to match three times the performance of the S&P GSCI Gold ER Index. This index is made up of futures contracts on a single commodity and its fluctuations in value generally correlate with changes in the price of gold. UGLDF has over $50 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 1.35%. It has returned nearly -13% since the start of the year.

  1. DB Gold Double Long ETN (DGP, -9%)

DB Gold Double Long ETN (NYSEARCA:DGP) seeks to match twice the daily performance of the Deutsche Bank Liquid Commodity Index – Optimum Yield Gold Excess Return. This index shows changes in the market value of certain gold futures contracts. DGP has over $80 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 0.75%. It has returned nearly -10% since the start of the year.

  1. ProShares Ultra Gold (UGL, -8%)

ProShares Ultra Gold (NYSEARCA:UGL) aims to match twice the daily results of the Bloomberg Gold SubindexSM. This ETF normally invests in one financial instrument or a combination of financial instruments, depending on the benchmark index. UGL has over $200 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 1.35%. It has returned more than -7% since the start of the year.

  1. VelocityShares 3x Long Natural Gas ETN (UGAZF, 4%)

VelocityShares 3x Long Natural Gas ETN (OTCMKTS:UGAZF) aims to match three times the performance of the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index ER. This index is made up of futures contracts for a single commodity. UGAZF has over $45 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 1.65%. It has returned over 200% since the start of the year.

  1. DB Agriculture Double Long ETN (DAGXF, 14%)

DB Agriculture Double Long ETN (OTCMKTS:DAGXF) aims to match the price and yield performance of the Deutsche Bank Liquid Commodity – Optimum Yield Agriculture Index. This index is made up of similar percentages of corn, wheat, soybean and sugar futures. DAGGF has over $2.50 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 0.75%. It has returned more than 3% since the start of the year.

  1. DB Commodity Double Long ETN (DYYXF, 65%)

DB Commodity Double Long ETN (OTCMKTS:DYYXF) aims to match twice the daily performance of the Deutsche Bank Liquid Commodity Index – Optimum Yield. This index reflects the change in the market value of commodity futures contracts for fuel oil, corn, wheat, crude oil, aluminum and gold. DYYXF has over $750,000 in net assets and an expense ratio of 0.75%. It has returned more than 40% since the start of the year.

  1. ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Natural Gas (BOIL, 81%)

ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Natural Gas (NYSEARCA:BOIL) targets daily investment results in line with twice the daily performance of the Bloomberg Natural Gas SubindexSM. It normally invests in natural gas futures, but may also invest in swaps. BOIL has over $300 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 1.61%. It has returned over 200% since the start of the year.

  1. ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil (UCO, 88%)

ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil ETF (NYSEARCA:UCO) aims to match daily investment results that are equal to twice the daily performance of the Bloomberg Commodity Balanced WTI Crude Oil IndexSM. It invests in a financial instrument or a combination of financial instruments based on light sweet WTI crude oil. UCO has over $800 million in net assets and an expense ratio of 1.62%. It has returned more than 50% since the start of the year.

This article originally appeared on ValueWalk

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