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Commodity Update

Commodity Update

Commodities have not fared as well as most investors think. Over the past 5 years, the S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust averaged -8.1% per year and only 2.7% for the past 10 years (all periods ending 12/31/2012). Listed below are S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust returns for each of the past several years:

0.1% 2012
13.5% 2009
-46.5% 2008


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