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Expertise and insights on investing in “softs”

Thursday, March 05, 2009
The increased presence of speculators has affected volatility and short-term price movements, not long-term price levels..

A SQUARE :: 05Mar09 Expertise and insights on investing in “softs”
Category Commodity
Author Sona Blessing
Market-specific volatility tends to be linked to weather anomalies that influence the individual softs on a seasonal basis.
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