Pair Correlation Between iPath Series and United States

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between iPath Series B SP GSCI Crude Oil and United States Oil. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on iPath Series and United States and check how they will diversify away market risk if combined in the same portfolio for a given time horizon. You can also utilize pair trading strategies of matching a long position in iPath Series with a short position of United States. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of iPath Series and United States.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 iPath Series B S&P GSCI Crude   vs   United States Oil
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, iPath Series B SP GSCI Crude Oil is expected to generate 0.37 times more return on investment than United States. However, iPath Series B SP GSCI Crude Oil is 2.71 times less risky than United States. It trades about 0.03 of its potential returns per unit of risk. United States Oil is currently generating about 0.01 per unit of risk. If you would invest  5,631  in iPath Series B SP GSCI Crude Oil on November 13, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  12  from holding iPath Series B SP GSCI Crude Oil or generate 0.21% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between iPath Series and United States


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ValuesDaily Returns


Average diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding iPath Series B S&P GSCI Crude and United States Oil in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on United States Oil and iPath Series is a relative statistical measure of the degree to which these equity instruments tend to move together. The correlation coefficient measures the extent to which returns on iPath Series B SP GSCI Crude Oil are associated (or correlated) with United States. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of United States Oil has no effect on the direction of iPath Series i.e. iPath Series and United States go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

iPath Series B


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in iPath Series B SP GSCI Crude Oil are ranked lower than 1 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

United States Oil


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Over the last 30 days United States Oil has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.