Commodities & Commodity Derivatives

commodity alternative investments

Investing in commodities has become a more complex procedure in recent years as the number of products that are open to commodities investment has increased.

On a basic level, commodities investment means investing in something that can be standardised, such as oil; regardless of which company extracts the oil from the ground and delivers it to where it’s needed, the end product is pretty much the same. In order to be viable as part of the commodities market, it must meet an agreed basic level of quality, but beyond that the definition can be increasingly flexible at the potential to standardise products increases. MORE…

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copper mine commodities

The commodities sector looks set to offer one of 2016’s most compelling investment opportunities, according to industry experts. While the alternative asset class has not been strong in recent months due to a drop in oil prices and sugar, with copper and gold also falling, it looks as if 2016

Lithium - a commodity in demand by technology

Commodities have seen a lot of action lately and it certainly hasn’t all been good. Things have, however, started to calm down a little and US crude was trading 57 cents up on Wednesday (9 December) at $38.07 a barrel, while Brent was up to $40.74. But mining stocks were

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