Although agriculture has become a popular market to follow, investing in it can be a tricky task. Individual crops tend to behave in a volatile manner. Therefore the best approach for long term investors would be to target broad-based products like MOO and PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA).
First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto ETF (CARZ)
The First Trust auto ETF could take the spotlight on Friday when auto and truck sales results released.
CARZ provides ETF investors with exposure to a unique and previously-unexplored corner of the markets. However, during the fund's opening weeks of trading it has struggled to gain a following. Currently, its average daily volume stands at a paltry 2,000. CARZ remains vulnerable to illiquidity issues and should ultimately be kept at an arm's length.A stronger and more reliable way to target the automobile sector would be through the Fidelity Select Automobile Fund (FSAVX). Written by Don Dion in Williamstown, Mass.
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