In the ever-volatile commodity markets, the Absolute Return Commodities Index had a solid month, with the median climbing 1.87%. Portfolios invested in precious metals, especially gold, enjoyed particularly good returns. The AIS Group produced strong numbers in its Futures MAAP (3X-6X) fund, which returned 12.09%, and its Gold Fund, up 4.73%. Some funds, however, suffered. Richmond Global Commodity Program fell 5.09%, dragging its YTD figure to -3.90%. Also experiencing negative returns was Tactical Institutional Commodity Fund, down 1.61% for February and down 11.32% for the trailing three months.