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This exchange-traded note represents an option for achieving broad-based exposure to commodities. Investors should note that GSC is structured as an exchange-traded note, meaning that the credit risk of the issuing institution must be considered. However, the elimination of tracking error and potentially favorable tax treatment of ETNs may make GSC appealing. The biggest drawback of this ETN is the expense ratio; fees are considerably higher than similar products such as DBC, DJP, or DJCI. Any of those broad-based products are preferable to this ETN; there are, quite simply, much better and cheaper ways to gain commodity exposure through an ETP.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GSC on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Commodities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb.com Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 3 other ETFs in the Commodities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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 GSC relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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