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RBS Rogers Enhanced Agriculture ETN (RGRA)

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  • Sep. 30, 2013, 3:49 PM
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  • Apr. 25, 2013, 3:19 PM
    The flow of key farm products (DBA) to the world from North and South America, highlighted by congestion at Brazilian ports and limited selling of crops by U.S. farmers, will keep global grain supplies tight despite expectations for big harvests later this year, Bunge (BG +6.5%) says after its Q1 report showed a 16% jump in agribusiness sales to $10.77B.
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  • Jan. 11, 2013, 12:13 PM
    The inaugural midday release of the USDA's January crop report doesn't disappoint, with corn reversing early losses and now sharply green as Dec. 1 stocks come in at 8.03B bushels vs. expectations of 8.21B. Ending stocks are estimated at a slim 602M bushels vs. expectations of 667M. Beans are down after production came in higher than expected. Wheat jumps on lower-than-anticipated planted acres.
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RGRA Description
The RBS Rogers Enhanced Agriculture Exchange Traded Notes (“RBS ETNs”) track the RICI Enhanced SM Agriculture Total Return Index (the “Index”) which provides exposure to 20 commodities in the futures market, plus the rate of interest that could be earned on cash collateral invested in Treasury Bills. The Index, designed in cooperation with prominent stock market and commodities investor Jim Rogers and RBS, attempts to track price changes for agriculture commodities.
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