|Bid||0.00 x 1200|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||20.75 - 20.99|
|52 Week Range||20.72 - 23.36|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-7.23%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.00|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.25%|
With China pulling out of buying U.S. agricultural products, it puts commodity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in focus now that American farmers are set to lose one of their biggest customers. If we went all the way to no China exports whatsoever, that would of course result in even larger market and price impacts,” said Pat Westhoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri. The loss is palpable given that China accounted for $5.6 billion in U.S. farm product exports during 2018, according to the U.S. Census.
Leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin, dubbed "digital gold," is having astronomical gains this year, but the precious metal itself has been maintaining its status as a go-to safe haven with its latest price increases as well--who comes out on top? Bitcoin recently broke through the $13,000 price barrier, rising to its highest level in 17 months on Wednesday. This new group helps highlight how Bitcoin and crypto adoption is spreading,” said Michael Moro, CEO of digital currency trading platform Genesis Global Trading.
Leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin crossed the $11,000 mark on Monday to hit a 15-month high amid the hype over social media giant Facebook and its latest cryptocurrency offering. Overall, Bitcoin is up 170 percent for the year to help erase memories of its unceremonious crash last year after reaching $20,000 in late 2017. Instead of checking their banks to ensure their direct deposit went through, Facebook employees could open their cryptocurrency wallets on pay day as the social media giant will be rolling out its own digital currency soon.
Apple prices in China are up almost 30%, detracting from its consumption for the commodity, according to the latest data from grocery delivery platform Dada-JD Daojia. This latest development could put ...
The recent trade war activity may have burned an image of volatility in investors' minds that could drive their decisions with their portfolios for the rest 2019. As far as being a predictor of what may happen in the global economy, commodities might actually be a more reliable crystal ball. "Notwithstanding the recent correction associated with renewed trade tensions between the U.S. and China, a strong start to the year for global equity and commodities markets suggests a strong macroeconomic backdrop and a high risk appetite among investors," wrote Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets of S&P Dow Jones Indices.
As investors consider potential risks ahead, many are looking to ETF strategies that cover alternative assets like precious metals and commodities to help diversify a traditional stock and bond portfolio mix.