Commodity ETFs are constructed for their holdings to track the price action of the underlying energy, metals, or food item commodities they represent like gold, silver, oil, natural gas, corn or others. These types of exchange traded funds can also hold a diversified basket of commodities to create a tracking index. It’s not practical for most ETFs to buy, own and store its holdings as a physical inventory in a warehouse so most commodity ETFs hold future contracts for what they track. Futures are a type of derivative option that gives the buyer the right to accept delivery of the commodity at a certain price at a specific date or deliver the product at a set price at a future date. These futures are used to create the price tracking  of a commodity through buying, holding, and selling them inside the ETF. 

Top commodity ETF list ranked by largest market cap:

Symbol/ ETF Description

  1. GLD SPDR Gold Shares ETF
  2. IAU iShares COMEX Gold Trust ETF
  3. SLV iShares Silver Trust ETF
  4. PDBC Invesco DB Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy ETF
  5. GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust ETF
  6. COMT iShares Commodities Select Strategy ETF
  7. USO United States Oil ETF
  8. DBC Invesco DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund ETF
  9. SGOL Aberdeen Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF
  10. FTGC First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund ETF
  11. GSG iShares GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust Fund ETF
  12. PPLT Aberdeen Physical Platinum Shares ETF
  13. UCO Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil (2x) ETF
  14. BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF
  15. GLTR Aberdeen Physical Precious Metals Basket Shares ETF
  16. SIVR Aberdeen Silver Trust ETF
  17. DBA Invesco DB Agriculture Fund ETF
  18. BCI Aberdeen Bloomberg All Commodity K-1 Free Strategy ETF
  19. IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro ETF
  20. AGQ ProShares Ultra 2X Silver ETF
  21. OUNZ Merk Gold Trust ETF
  22. DBO Invesco DB Oil Fund ETF
  23. WGLD Wilshire wShares Enhanced Gold Trust ETF
  24. DBB Invesco DB Base Metals Fund ETF
  25. AAAU Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF
  26. PALL Aberdeen Physical Palladium Shares ETF
  27. UNG United States Natural Gas ETF
  28. CPER United States Copper ETF
  29. UGL Ultra (2x) Gold ETF
  30. BNO United States Brent Crude Oil ETF
  31. USCI United States Commodity Index ETF
  32. COM Direxion Auspice Broad Commodity Strategy ETF
  33. COMB GraniteShares Bloomberg Commodity Broad Strategy No K-1 ETF
  34. GCC GreenHaven Continuous Commodity Index Fund ETF
  35. KOLD ProShares UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas ETF
  36. CMDY iShares Bloomberg Roll Select Commodity Strategy ETF
  37. USL United States 12 Month Oil Fund ETF
  38. CORN Teucrium Corn ETF
  39. DBP Invesco DB Precious Metals Fund ETF
  40. FAAR First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF
  41. DBE Invesco DB Energy Fund ETF
  42. BDRY Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF
  43. SCO UltraShort (2x) DJ-UBS Crude Oil ETF
  44. DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund ETF
  45. OILK ProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil Strategy ETF
  46. WEAT Teucruim Wheat Fund ETF
  47. UGA United States Gasoline Fund ETF
  48. BOIL ProShares Ultra 2x DJ-UBS Natural Gas ETF
  49. SOYB Teucruim Soybean Fund ETF
  50. BCD Aberdeen Bloomberg All Commodity Longer Dated K-1 Free Strategy ETF
  51. ZSL UltraShort (2x) Silver ETF
  52. CCRV iShares Commodity Curve Carry Strategy ETF
  53. PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust ETF
  54. KMLM KFA Mount Lucas Index Strategy ETF
  55. IAUF iShares Gold Strategy ETF
  56. GLL UltraShort (2x) Gold ETF
  57. CANE Teucrium CANE Fund ETF
  58. DBS Invesco DB Silver Fund ETF
  59. UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund ETF
  60. TAGS Teucrium Agricultural ETF
  61. SDCI USCF SummerHaven Dynamic Commodity Strategy No K-1 ETF
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