Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Cash In On Rising Food Prices

How's this for a come-on?: Four Futures Contracts in One!

From Investopedia Community:

...This brings us to my investment idea, the PowerShares DB Agriculture ETF (AMEX:DBA). This ETF is designed to reflect the performance of the agricultural sector by investing equally in four futures contracts: corn, soy beans, sugar and wheat.

...The biggest issue for investors considering purchasing DBA is the lackluster performance of the underlying index. According to PowerShares, the returns of the S&P 500 have been more than double that of the DB Agriculture Index since 1997. Maybe the tides are turning and the agriculture commodities will begin to give investors the returns they are searching for....