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The case against commodities grows

Posted on 25 July 2013

Buying commodities in order to diversify your portfolio might not be that bright an idea after all. A new study from the Bank for International Settlements disputes the idea that adding commodities to a portfolio can lower the volatility of returns. Considering that this has been the bedrock idea underlying the buying and selling of commodities as an asset class over the past 15 years or so, this is big news.
Taken in combination with trends negative for commodities markets like the migration of manufacturing back to developed markets and 3-D printing, there may be fewer reasons for investors to consider the asset class………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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