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Don Dion (, @DRDInvestments) is the owner and Chief Investment Officer of DRD Investments, LLC, based in Naples, FL. and Williamstown, MA., a family office focused on managing a long/short hedge fund, real estate assets, venture capital, and various other financial assets for... More
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  • Commodities: ETFs vs. Mutual Funds 1 comment
    Nov 16, 2009 9:01 AM | about stocks: HAP, MON, XOM, POT, CVX, GSG
    Both ETF issuers and mutual fund companies are vying for investors in commodities. Investors looking for exposure to the broad commodities sector can now choose from active or passive management and futures or equities-based strategies.

    When comparing commodity ETFs and commodity mutual funds, the fundamental differences should certainly be considered. While ETFs trade throughout the trading day, mutual funds are generally…READ MORE

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    Oppenheimer Real Asset Fund (QRAAX) andPimco Commodities Real Return Fund (PCIRX) are probably the two mutual funds that are the most established (in my opinion.) In both you buy into billion dollar funds from reputable companies.


    ETFs are excellent investment instruments but I find with some that there isn't enough liquidity because they are so small.
    27 Nov 2009, 02:26 PM Reply Like
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