Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index Falls to Five-Year Low

Nov.12.08 | About: iPath Bloomberg (DJP)

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The Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index (^DJC), which is composed of futures contracts on physical commodities according to the weights in the bottom graph above, fell to a five-year low of 125.93 Tuesday, the lowest level since November 2003 (see top chart above). From the July peak, the AIG index has fallen 47%, the largest four-month percentage decrease in the 48-year history of the AIG going back to 1960.