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S&P GSCI

S&P GSCI
SPGCCI

The S&P GSCI is an index that tracks prices for 24 commonly traded to commodities

More About S&P GSCI

  • first major investable commodity index
  • widely recognized benchmarks
  • broad-based and production weighted to represent the global commodity market beta
  • includes the most liquid commodity futures
  • provides diversification with low correlations to other asset classes.

Other Ways to Use The S&P GSCI

  • Compared the S&P 500 index to see if commodities are relatively expensive or cheap
    • Sell commodities when ratio is high:  1990, 2008
    • Buy commodities when the ratio is low:  1971, 1998