United States Commodity Funds
United States Commodity Funds, LLC, (USCF) manages exchange traded securities that are designed to track the price movements of different commodity futures. Registered with the CFTC as a commodity pool operator, USCF has approximately $7.4 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2009. Recently, USCF launched the United States Commodity Index (USCI) exchange traded security. The fund is a diversified commodity ETS and is benchmarked to the SummerHaven Dynamic Commodity Index--a new, third generation commodity index. This index is based on the research of Yale University professor and commodities expert, K. Geert Rouwenhorst.