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This ETN is designed to give investors exposure to agricultural commodities through a futures-based index strategy, making it a potentially useful tool for those who believe that food prices will rise or seeking general protection from inflationary pressures. JJA's primary appeal is likely to be to those looking to implement a relatively short-term tactical play, though it may be useful as part of a longer-term portfolio as well thanks to the potential diversification benefits. There are several items that should be noted; first, JJA is linked to an index that is comprised of futures contracts, and as such may not always reflect movements in spot commodity prices. Second, as an ETN this product avoids the tracking error that can plague funds such as DBA, but does expose investors to the credit risk of the issuing institution. Moreover, the ETN structure may result in unique tax consequences for certain investors. Those seeking more broad-based commodity exposure have a number of options in the Commodities ETFdb Category, while those seeking more precise exposure also have a number of single commodity ETPs at their disposal.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for JJA 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 Agricultural 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 Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 0 other ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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