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Gold Futures (GC) Seasonal Chart

Gold Futures (GC) Seasonal Chart

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

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

Gold Futures Continuous Contract Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of September 13 and a sell date of May 23, investors have benefited from a total return of 183.61% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 9 of those periods.

Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of September 16 and a sell date of May 20, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 159.82% with positive results in 10 of those periods.

The buy and hold return for the past 10 years was 125.11%.

**Results shown are compounded

How to Invest

UBS E-TRACS CMCI Gold Total Return ETN (Public, NYSE:UBG) – Info – UBS E-TRACS CMCI Gold Total Return is designed to track the performance of the UBS Bloomberg CMCI Gold Total Return, less investor fees. The CMCI Gold TR measures the collateralized returns from a basket of gold futures contracts. The commodity futures contracts are diversified across five constant maturities from three months up to three years.  Expense Ratio: 0.30%

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