The Credit Suisse Total Commodity Return Strategy group periodically produces updates on relevant industry topics. For a copy of their new white paper, " How Commodities Can Help Investors Face the Uncertainty of the Inflation/Deflation Debate", please email firstname.lastname@example.org.About the Credit Suisse Total Commodity Return Strategy Credit Suisse's Total Commodity Return Strategy has been managed for fourteen years and seeks to outperform the return of a commodities index, such as the Dow Jones–UBS Commodity Index Total Return or the S&P GSCI Total Return Index, using a quantitative commodity research process. Commodity index total returns are achieved through:
- Spot Return: price return on specified commodity futures contracts;
- Roll Yield: impact due to migration of futures positions from near to far contracts; and
- Collateral Yield: return earned on collateral for the futures.