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BAL - Charts
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats,
including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the
period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of BAL
relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength,
and moving averages.
BAL is a passive ETN that seeks to replicate Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Subindex Total Return.
The index is a single-commodity sub-index currently consisting of one futures contract on the commodity of cotton.
The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BAL on several different metrics,
including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field,
available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Agricultural Commodities ETFdb Category
with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.
BAL Realtime Rating: Overall
ETFdb Rating Type
A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall)
The second table shows the overall Realtime Rating for BAL, as well as the A+ Overall Rated ETF in BAL's Category.
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ETFdb Analyst Report for BAL
This exchange-traded note is the only pure play option out there for investors looking to gain exposure to cotton prices. As such, BAL doesn't make much sense for those with a long-term focus but can be a nice tool for investors looking to be on short term movements in cotton prices. A couple ite...
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