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iPath Dow Jones-UBS Tin Total Return Sub-Index ETN (JJT)

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  • Jan. 20, 2011, 12:38 PM
    The FTSE 100 -1.82% is the developed world's worst performing market today as worries about a crackdown on growth in China sink commodity prices. With its heavy weighting of resource stocks, the FTSE is "just an option on global growth." (RIO) -3.43%. (BHP) -3.02%. (TUWOY.PK) -4.01%. (XSRAY.PK) -5.45%.
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  • Jan. 18, 2011, 10:16 AM
    Macroman notes that Shanghai has fallen below its 200 day moving average and considers the worrying implications for commodities, whose fortunes have tracked Chinese shares. A divergence in performance, starting in mid-November, has widened significantly.
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  • Jan. 6, 2011, 10:14 AM
    It's not just food prices that have completed their round trip from the GFC. The Journal of Commerce index of industrial materials rises to within 1 point of its July 2008 all-time high.
  • Dec. 29, 2010, 2:46 PM
    Commodity bulls who base their bets on a perpetually fast-growing, commodity-guzzling China may want to reconsider. China's years of double-digit growth are behind it, and what growth there is will be less commodity intensive as the country relies more on consumption than investment.
  • Dec. 10, 2010, 12:42 PM
    Investors are mistaken to focus on the export sector in China, which only accounts for 5% of GDP. The construction industry is 60% of GDP. "It's all real estate," says Jim Chanos, who continues to make the case for a capital spending bubble. His shorts include any company that sells industrial metals or cement to China.
  • Dec. 10, 2010, 8:19 AM
    In echoes of 2008, commodities, many at multi-year or all time highs, appear to be an accepted asset class. "We are seeing investors flock to commodity resources," notes an analyst, "that pattern will continue regardless if prices move higher or lower." If they move lower?
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JJT Description
The Dow Jones-UBS Tin Subindex Total ReturnSM is a sub-index of the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total ReturnSM and is intended to reflect the returns that are potentially available through an unleveraged investment in the futures contracts on physical commodities comprising the index as well as the rate of interest that could be earned on cash collateral invested in specified Treasury Bills. The Dow Jones-UBS Tin Subindex Total ReturnSM is a single-commodity sub-index currently consisting of one futures contract on the commodity of tin, which is included in the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total ReturnSM.
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