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A fresh look at commodities

Posted on 04 July 2013

Investing in commodities can be a little intimidating. They are frequently touted for their attractive long-term returns, diversification benefits, and as a hedge against both inflation and a decline in the value of the dollar. But in light of commodities’ poor recent performance, and seemingly high correlation with stocks, it is worth re-evaluating each of these arguments in turn.
It can be difficult to understand how a piece of metal or stash of corn can offer investors a real return over the long run. After all, the immediate needs of producers and consumers determine commodity spot prices, rather than investors’ return requirements………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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