iPath Series B Bloomberg Cotton Subindex Total ReturnSM ETN
What is BAL?
The iPath Series B Bloomberg Cotton Subindex Total Return ETNs (the "ETNs") are designed to provide exposure to the Bloomberg Cotton Subindex Total Return (the "Index"). The Index reflects the returns that are potentially available through an unleveraged investment in the futures contracts on cotton. The Index currently consists of one futures contract on the commodity of cotton which is included in the Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return.
ETFs related toBAL
ETFs correlated to BAL include GAPR, APRJ, USCA
What is ETF correlation?
Correlation is a measure of the strength of the relationship between two ETFs. It quantifies the degree to which prices of the two ETFs typically move together.
Here, correlation is measured over the past year with the Pearson correlation coefficient (Pearon’s r), which ranges from -1 to 1.
Using ETF correlations in portfolio and strategy construction
ETF correlations can help you create investing strategies and portfolios. Use them to:
- •Build a diversified portfolio from uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETFs with the aim of minimizing portfolio risk.
- •Compare correlated or related ETFs to find one with a lower expense ratio or higher trading volume.
- •Create an investing strategy that hedges an ETF with an uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETF.
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