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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

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
The energy sector has surged during the last two months, and this is evident in price gains for the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund. If crude oil continues to climb toward the $112 level, the ETF should continue to rally for at least another few days.
6/19/14 9:53AM
As the Russians escalate conflict and the Chinese economy declines, the future direction of oil is uncertain.
3/12/14 1:52PM
Mark Newton, chief market technician at Greywolf Equities, believes the commodity market may have more value than stocks now.
3/5/14 1:54PM
Oil will drift down to its normal trading range around $100 a barrel if tensions over the Ukraine continue to decline, says Tom Reilly, options trader at SCS Commodities.
3/5/14 1:09PM
Peabody Energy and Market Vectors Coal are the best way to profit from coal.
2/26/14 6:00AM

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