04.06.2013 - Don't trade commodities, invest in them
It's been a good year so far for most investments, except commodities. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, which many consider the best measure of stock-market value, is up around 17 percent as are real estate investment trusts. International stocks are up around 10 percent. Commodities, meanwhile, are down more than 5 percent. But when you look for a logical explanation of why commodities are in the doldrums, it gets downright confusing. Gold is down 17 percent despite the fact that central banks around the world keep printing money something you would expect to boost the value of the precious metal...............................................Full Article: Source
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