Commodities & Commodity Derivatives

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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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There’s no escaping it, the headlines haven’t looked good for commodities for a number of years. But maybe the key with this alternative asset is to take a step back and look at things from a different perspective – a much much longer perspective. Current analysis of commodities has a

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Even a fleeting glance back through the past 100 years of economic history will show you the cyclical nature of most of the world’s financial markets. Peaks and troughs are inevitable and there can be no denying that right now commodities investments are taking a hit. A heavy one, too.

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