Biomass Magazine  Nov 8  Comment 
Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, a partnership of Energy Management Inc., BayCorp Holdings, Starwood Energy and Fagen Power LLC, has sold its 102.5-MW biomass facility to Gainesville Regional Utilities for $750 million dollars.
Forbes  Dec 22  Comment 
U.S. election hacks were carried out by the GRU, CrowdStrike claims, as technical links between Fancy Bear group and Russia uncovered.
Jutia Group  Feb 23  Comment 
[Business Wire] - The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation today announced a three-year, $1.74 million grant to the GRU Cancer Center for a pilot program to reduce the burden of lung cancer among underserved populations in Georgia’s Central Savannah...
Cellular News  Nov 4  Comment 
A global survey has shown that the passengers at GRU Airport in S�o Paulo have a strong desire to use their mobile phone for check-in, boarding and throughout their journey. Click here for more.
Cellular News  Nov 17  Comment 
There is significant demand among smartphone-carrying passengers at Brazil's largest airport, Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport (GRU), for mobile access to trip-related information while moving through the airport. Click here for more.
Rocket Science Investing - Exchange Traded Funds  Apr 30  Comment 
Caterpillar drove the Dow Jones industrial average higher Friday after the company reported a huge gain in first-quarter earnings. The Dow added 4 percent in April, its best month since December. The Dow rose 47.23 points Friday, or 0.4 percent,...
Wall Street Sector Selector  Feb 15  Comment 
In trading on Tuesday, the iPath DJ-UBS Cotton TR Sub-Idx ETN (NYSE:BAL) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.75% on the day. Also up on the day are the (...)Read the rest of Tuesday, February 15th ETF Movers: (BAL, JFT, VZZ, BHH, GRU, MOO)...
Wall Street Sector Selector  Dec 2  Comment 
Heavy rain in Australia and dry weather in the US are expected to take its toll on global grain production, pushing prices up and providing positive support to the iPath DJ-UBS Grains TR Sub(...)Read the rest of Play Rising Grain Prices With These...
BusinessWeek  Nov 5  Comment 
Georgian authorities said they broke up a Russian spy ring, arresting 13 people on suspicion of delivering information to the intelligence division of Russia’s Defense Ministry, known as the GRU.




The ELEMENTS MLCX Grains Index Exchange-Traded Note (ETN) is intended to provide exposure to the grains sector of the global commodity market. The performance of the MLCX Grains ELEMENTS ETN is linked to the MLCX Grains Index – Total Return (MLCX Grains Index). [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager – Elements Exchange Traded Notes
  • Inception Date - February 05, 2008
  • Maturity Date - February 14, 2023
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - GRU
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – GRU.IV
  • Yearly Fee- 0.75%

Top Holdings Returns

Timeframe 1 mo 3 mo 6 mo YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr Since Note Inception
S&P GSCITM Grains Total Return Index-7.32%10.29%-12.89%-13.52%-6.25%-4.50%0.74%-46.14%
MLCX Grains Index- Total Return-7.48%10.23%-12.13%-14.14%-7.11%-1.15%4.08%-44.51%
MLCX Grains ELEMENTS ETNs (Indicative Value)-7.60%10.06%-12.48%-14.80%-7.76%N.A.N.A.-45.30%
MLCX Grains ELEMENTS ETNs (Market Price)-7.60%9.70%-11.35%-13.86%-7.29%N.A.N.A.-45.30%
As of 12/17/2009

Source : [2]

Other Agriculture ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Global Agriculture Portfolio ETF (PAGG)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO)Van Eck Funds0.59%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Long ETN (DAG)DB Commodity Services0.60%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Short ETN (AGA)DB Commodity Services0.60%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Short ETN (ADZ)DB Commodity Services0.60%
Claymore Global Agriculture ETF (COW-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.65%
ETFS Leveraged Agriculture ETF (LAGR-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Grains ETF (LGRA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Agriculture ETF (SAGR-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Grains ETF (SGRA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
Dow Jones-AIG Agriculture Total Return ETN (JJA)Commodity Shares0.75%
Dow Jones-AIG Grains Total Return ETN (JJG)Commodity Shares0.75%
E-TRACS CMCI Agriculture ETN (UAG)UBS E-Tracs0.65%
ELEMENTS MLCX Grains Index ETN (GRU)Elements Exchange Traded Notes0.75%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Long ETN (DAG)DB Commodity Services0.50%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Short ETN (AGA)DB Commodity Services0.50%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA)DB Commodity Services0.50%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Long ETN (AGF)DB Commodity Services0.50%
PowerShares DB Agriculture Short ETN (ADZ)DB Commodity Services0.50%
ETFS Agriculture ETF (AIGA-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Agriculture Sterling ETF (AGAP-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Forward Agriculture ETF (FAGR-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Leveraged Agriculture ETF (LAGR-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Agriculture ETF (SAGR-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%


  1. [ https://www.elementsetn.com/MLCX-Grains-ETN.aspx - ELEMENTS MLCX Grains Index ETN (GRU)]
  2. - ELEMENTS MLCX Grains Index ETN (GRU)
Elements ETN

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