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Best Natural Gas and Oil Mutual Funds

Best Natural Gas and Oil Mutual Funds

2011 ETF and Mutual Fund Awards

Oil and natural gas funds have structural issues that expose investors to a phenomenon called "contango," in some cases, the underlying asset can increase in price while the fund loses value. Investors must be cautious.

That said, TheStreet Ratings seeks to find the best commodity mutual funds and ETFs that offer investors the best opportunity for investment. Click here to see our 2011 ETF and mutual fund awards -- or, click here for a regularly updated list of top-rated commodity ETFs.

Natural Gas and Oil Funds

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2/25/15 4:14PM
Conflicted technicals suggest mixed action into next week.
1/22/15 5:18PM
But if we get some panic, it will potentially set up for a series of positive divergences.
1/13/15 6:49PM
Author Gregory Zuckerman says the fracking revolution has done more to lower oil prices than Saudi Arabia.
11/5/14 5:41PM
The market tends to reverse after the initial Fed action.
10/29/14 5:31PM
The market got a whoosh and a rebound, which did at least relieve the short-term oversold condition.
9/24/14 7:14PM
Why do energy ETFs lag markets they track in the long term?
9/24/14 3:13PM
Further sell-offs could hit the oil services sector as fear premium fades and energy prices continue to fall.
9/10/14 2:00PM
Market Vectors Coal and Peabody Energy are up with United States Oil down, while coal pluses move keep it chugging along.
8/14/14 6:30AM

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