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Clusterstock  2 hrs ago  Comment 
West Texas Intermediate crude oil is falling again.  On Wednesday morning, the price of WTI was back below $45 a barrel, down about 3% to as low as $44.92 as oil still can't find a bottom and continues to swing wildly up and down. Wednesday...
Clusterstock  Jan 24  Comment 
The collapse in crude oil prices has primarily attributed to a glut in supply. And while it's unlikely that a nearly 60% decline in the price of any asset can be attributed to just one factor, this chart from George Pearkes at Bespoke...
Clusterstock  Jan 23  Comment 
Oil companies may have misled investors on how much oil they could actually produce. According to a report from Bloomberg's Bradley Olson, several studies have found that the results of one-day production tests on oil wells did not say enough...
Clusterstock  Jan 22  Comment 
The carnage from low oil prices is about to get even uglier.   Conway Mackenzie, the largest restructuring firm in the US, says that oil drillers will begin shutting down as soon as the second quarter, followed closely by explorers,...
Clusterstock  Jan 22  Comment 
One of the fallouts from the tumble in oil prices has been massive job cuts in the energy sector. During its earnings presentation on Tuesday,  Baker Hughes  said it expects to cut 7,000 jobs in the first quarter.  Last Thursday,...
Clusterstock  Jan 21  Comment 
The Secretary-General of OPEC just said he doesn't see oil the price of oil declining further. In an interview on Bloomberg TV at Davos, Abdalla El-Badri said that he thinks the oil price has bottomed out: "The price will not go to $20 or $25, I...
Clusterstock  Jan 20  Comment 
Oil prices are tumbling again. In late-afternoon trade on Tuesday, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil was down more than 5% to below $46.50 a barrel. Tuesday's decline comes after last week saw oil prices rise for the first time in...
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 20  Comment 
US Oil (USO) is an excellent choice for either a diagonal spread or a covered call expiring in Jul. '15 at the $17.00 level according to MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms. A covered call on US Oil for a net debit of about $15.47...
Benzinga  Jan 15  Comment 
One of the hottest topics of debate among investors over the past six months has been when/if to invest in crashing crude oil. By far, the most popular oil ETF is the United States Oil Fund, LP (NYSE: USO), which has nearly 16.5 million...
Clusterstock  Jan 15  Comment 
Crude oil has lost it. In afternoon trade on Thursday, West Texas Intermediate crude prices were down about 3% right at $47 a barrel.  Earlier on Thursday, WTI  rocketed higher, rising more than 5.5%, or more than $2.75 a barrel, to as high...




 
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United States Oil Fund (USO)

Overview

The United States Oil Fund, LP ("USO") is a domestic exchange traded security designed to track the movements of light, sweet crude oil ("West Texas Intermediate"). USO issues units that may be purchased and sold on the NYSE Arca. The investment objective of USO is for the changes in percentage terms of its units’ net asset value (“NAV”) to reflect the changes in percentage terms of the spot price of light, sweet crude oil delivered to Cushing, Oklahoma, as measured by the changes in the price of the futures contract for light, sweet crude oil traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange (the “NYMEX”), less USO’s expenses. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - United States Gasoline Fund
  • Inception Date - 04/10/2006
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – USO
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – USO.IV
  • Expense Ratio – 0.96%

Top Holdings

Type Security Quantity Price Market Vale
Oil Future and Other Oil InterestsNYM Crude Oil Future CL Feb1014,4131,320,731,740
US Treasuries
CashUS Dollars2,423,388,69212,423,388,692
Holdings as of 12/18/2009

Other Oil & Gas ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund (FCG)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.60%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Index Fund (IEO)ishares0.48%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund (IEZ)ishares0.48%
SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.35%
SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.35%
Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF (CLO-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.60%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Crude Oil Bear Plus ETF (HOD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Crude Oil Bull Plus ETF (HOU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Natural Gas Bear Plus ETF (HND-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Natural Gas Bull Plus ETF (HNU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
ETFS Leveraged Crude Oil ETF (LOIL-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Gasoline ETF (LGAS-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Heating Oil ETF (LHEA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Natural Gas ETF (LNGA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Petroleum ETF (LPET-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Crude Oil ETF (SOIL-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Gasoline ETF (SGAS-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Heating Oil ETF (SHEA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Natural Gas ETF (SNGA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Petroleum ETF (SPET-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Platinum ETF (SPLA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
Dow Jones-AIG Natural Gas Total Return ETN (GAZ)Commodity Shares0.75%
Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Total Return ETN (OIL)Barclays Global Investors iPath Exchange0.75%
MacroShares Oil Down ETF (DOY)Barclays Global Investors iPath Exchange0.50%
PowerShares DB Crude Oil Double Long ETN (DXO)DB Commodity Services0.75%
PowerShares DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN (DTO)DB Commodity Services0.75%
PowerShares DB Crude Oil Long ETN (OLO)DB Commodity Services0.75%
PowerShares DB Crude Oil Short ETN (SZO)DB Commodity Services0.75%
PowerShares DB Oil Fund (DBO)DB Commodity Services0.75%
ProShares Ultra DJ-AIG Crude Oil ETF (UCO)DB Commodity Services0.95%
ProShares UltraShort DJ-AIG Crude Oil ETF (SCO)ProShares ETFs0.95%
United States Gasoline Fund (UGA)United States Gasoline Fund0.60%
United States Heating Oil Fund (UHN)United States Gasoline Fund0.93%
United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG)United States Gasoline Fund0.93%
United States Oil Fund (USO)United States Gasoline Fund0.96%
Claymore Natural Gas Commodity ETF (GAS-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.80%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Crude Oil Bear Plus ETF (HOD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Crude Oil Bull Plus ETF (HOU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Natural Gas Bear Plus ETF (HND-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro NYMEX Natural Gas Bull Plus ETF (HNU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
ETFS Brent 1yr ETF (OSB1-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Brent 2yr ETF (OSB2-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Brent 3yr ETF (OSB3-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Brent Oil ETF (OILB-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Crude Oil ETF (CRUD-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Forward Heating Oil ETF (HEAF-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Forward Natural Gas ETF (NGAF-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Forward Petroleum ETF (FPET-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Gasoline ETF (UGAS-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Heating Oil ETF (HEAT-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Leveraged Crude Oil ETF (LOIL-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Gasoline ETF (LGAS-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Heating Oil ETF (LHEA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Natural Gas ETF (LNGA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Leveraged Petroleum ETF (LPET-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Natural Gas ETF (NGAS-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Natural Gas Sterling ETF (NGSP-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Petroleum ETF (AIGO-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Short Crude Oil ETF (SOIL-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Gasoline ETF (SGAS-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Heating Oil ETF (SHEA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Natural Gas ETF (SNGA-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Short Petroleum ETF (SPET-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS WTI Oil ETF (OILW-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%


References

  1. - Overview of United States Oil Fund (USO)
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