18.01.2013 - Should you avoid these agricultural ETFs in 2013?
The agricultural commodity market experienced quite the volatile 2012, thanks to the massive drought in the Midwest growing region last summer that resulted in lower yield and steeper price increases for grains like corn and soybean. With a majority of agricultural land affected by drought, total crop production was the least in several years, hampering not only crops, but livestock as well. In short, the highly volatile agricultural commodity market is largely a function of weather and thus subject to extreme volatility. Below is what we see in store for corn, wheat, and soybean in 2013:..............................................Full Article: Source
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