10.05.2013 - Commodity funds: Don’t bother
When fund providers make the case for investing in commodities, one of the most frequently cited selling points is that they provide a source of non-correlated returns for traditional portfolios. Unfortunately, that claim doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. Given that commodities actually have had an exceptionally high correlation with stocks — as well as a dismal risk-return profile — in recent years, investors might want to think twice before piling their money into commodities........................................Full Article: Source
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