15.05.2013 - Commodities trading: Not for the faint-hearted
Once the darling of hedge funds, commodities are now looking like a poisoned chalice. Last year, hedge funds such as BlueGold, which specialized in crude oil; Centaurus, in natural gas; and Fortress Commodities, across all raw materials, shut down. Several commodities fund of funds also closed last year after clients fled. Commodities trading, it seems and in particular oil is not for the faint of heart. The field is littered with failed ventures and prison sentences.............................................Full Article: Source
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