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Clusterstock  Dec 16  Comment 
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Clusterstock  Dec 16  Comment 
Oil! It's been a wild day for oil futures amid global financial turbulence spurred by a further collapse in the Russian ruble.  After West Texas Intermediate crude futures cracked $54 for the first time in five years this morning, oil made a...
Clusterstock  Dec 15  Comment 
The oil rally didn't even last a full day. Late Sunday, oil futures gapped lower after markets reopened, with West Texas Intermediate crude prices falling below $56.50 a barrel. Overnight, prices rallied, with WTI futures gaining more than $2...
Clusterstock  Dec 15  Comment 
Good evening! The weekend is over, the futures markets are open, and crude oil is breaking lower. Near 9:00 pm ET on Sunday night in New York, West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were down another 1% to around $57.15 a barrel. Earlier in...
Clusterstock  Dec 14  Comment 
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Clusterstock  Dec 13  Comment 
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Clusterstock  Dec 12  Comment 
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Clusterstock  Dec 11  Comment 
Crude oil just broke $59! On Thursday, stocks finished higher, but oil broke down again, bonds rallied, and after the US market closed, futures and oil were continuing to grind lower.  Here's the chart of oil in after hours trade, with WTI...




 
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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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