26.09.2012 - Hard returns from soft commodities
There is always demand for food, so that would make it a good long-term investment. And there will occasionally be disruption to supply, from drought, flooding, pestilence or disease, so that would make it a good short-term investment if your timing is right. If you held BetaShares’ agricultural exchange-traded fund (ETF) between June 4 and July 23, you would have made more than 30?per cent in growth and picked up a 25¢ dividend along the way, another 1.9 per cent in yield...............................................Full Article: Source
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