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Is Oil the Only Factor behind Energy ETFs’ Rise?

Robert Scott
Is Oil the Only Factor behind Energy ETFs’ Rise?

On September 6–13, the major energy ETFs had the following correlations with US crude oil October futures: the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH): 85.4% the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP): 82.5% the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE): 82.3% the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP): 79.6%