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The Best 5 Energy ETFs for Your Portfolio

Cash in on growing sector demand with these funds

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PowerShares DB Energy Fund

PowerShares185Finally, investing in the producers of a certain commodity is completely different from investing in the underlining commodity itself. The energy sector is no different.

The PowerShares DB Energy Fund (NYSE:DBE) allows investors to profit from a wide swath of energy-related commodities and their prices. The ETF tracks the DBIQ Optimum Yield Energy Index Excess Return — a benchmark consisting of natural gas, WTI & Brent crude, RBOB Gasoline and heating oil futures contracts.

DBE charges 0.78% in expenses and is structured as a limited partnership for tax purposes.

Than means it could produce some headaches come tax time — you’ll get a K-1 statement — but it’s still a good choice for the risk-tolerant investor looking to cash in on the rising energy prices.

As of this writing, Aaron Levitt did not own a position in any of the aforementioned securities.

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