01.12.2011 - Fear of global slump leads to investor retreat from commodities
Speculators are cutting their exposure to commodities to levels not seen since the recession of two years ago as fears grow of a global slump. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) reported that long positions across 18 key futures and options contracts fell 25% last week. That means the tally of outstanding positions is back where it was in July 2009 as investors liquidate their holdings...............................................Full Article: Source
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