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Copper Futures (HG) Seasonal Chart

Copper Futures (HG) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for Copper Futures (HG) Continuous Contract for the past 20 years.

  • Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Commodity Futures – US
  • Symbol: HG

Copper Futures Continuous Contract Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of November 21 and a sell date of July 31, investors have benefited from a total return of 749.48% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 8 of those periods.

Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of November 22 and a sell date of December 1, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 63.37% with positive results in 10 of those periods.

The buy and hold return for the past 10 years was 379.1%.

**Results shown are compounded

How to Invest

iPath Copper ETN (Public, NYSE:JJC)Info – The Dow Jones-UBS Copper Subindex Total ReturnService Mark is a sub-index of the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total ReturnService Mark and reflects the returns that are potentially available through an unleveraged investment in the futures contracts on physical commodities comprising the index plus the rate of interest that could be earned on cash collateral invested in specified Treasury Bills. The index includes the contract in the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total ReturnService Mark that relates to a single commodity, copper (currently the Copper High Grade futures contract traded on the COMEX). Expense Ratio: 0.75

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