NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- With over 9 million shares changing hands each day, the futures-linked United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) is particularly sought after by investors looking to target this popular slice of the energy spectrum.It is important to remember that popularity does not always translate into success, however. As we have seen in recent years, investors taking aim at this fuel source using UNG or fellow futures-tracker iPath Dow Jones UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (GAZ), have been consistently found themselves on the losing side of the bet. In 2011 alone, UNG and GAZ have tumbled 40% and 45% respectively. Since peaking in mid-2008, the two funds are both off over 90%.
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