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Copper ETF - The Best Copper ETFs (List)

Copper ETF - The Best Copper ETFs (List)

After comparing similar copper ETFs on the four characteristics described on the ETF Finder page, I have included the best copper ETFs in the table below. In the note at the bottom of this page I have revealed in which of these copper ETFs - if any - I am considering to invest myself.

I have obtained most of the data from the issuer's website, which you can verify by clicking on the link in the Details column. However, I have also used Yahoo Finance's ETF Finder and ETF Database's ETF Screener to find and compare interesting data about the best copper ETFs. Yahoo Finance's ETF Finder and ETF Database's ETF Screener can be found by clicking on the links provided.

These resources will not only help you to find the ETFs mentioned in the table below, but you can also find relevant multiplier futures based ETFs. These copper multiplier ETFs aim to realise two to three times the (inverse) daily price difference. Because these ETFs aim to realise two to three times the (inverse) daily price difference, I consider these instruments only suitable for day traders, not for investors.

For the stock based copper ETFs I recommend you to inform yourself about the portfolio holdings, before making the actual investment - just to inform yourself in which individual copper companies you are actually investing.

The Best Copper ETFs (List)

Ticker Symbol  Name  Exposure Type  Type of Mineral Exposure  Issuer  Details  Alternative ETF(s) 
COPX  Copper Miners ETF  Copper Miners  Stock Based  Global X  click here  CU 
JJC  iPath DJ-UBS Copper TR Sub-Idx ETN1  Minerals  Futures Based  Barclays Funds  click here  CUPM, CPER 


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Note: As explained in the second note on the ETF Finder page I do no invest in futures based ETFs for mineable minerals. I also explained that I prefer to do my own stock picking myself, in stead of buying a stock based mineral ETF. Although I must conclude that when I want exposure to the price of copper, the best copper ETF is COPX, I probably find myself more comfortable with investing in some of the individual holdings of these stock based mineral ETFs.

Cautionary Note: Always check for yourself if the four characteristics described on the ETF Finder page will still result in the same conclusions as to which copper ETF is the best copper ETF to invest in, as the information in the table could be outdated when you read this page. The last time I updated this data was in November, 2013.



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1 ETN's, or Exchange Traded Notes, are structured investment products (debt), similar to bonds. ETN's are backed by large financial organizations, the issuers. Please be aware that a change in the credit rating of an issuer has a direct impact on the value of their ETN's.

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