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Investing in Commodities

Investors wishing to diversify risk may opt to hedge their bets by allocating a portion of their portfolios to commodities. Be it the purchase of physical raw commodities, such as precious metal bullion, or investing in futures contracts or exchange-traded products that track a specific commodity index, the commodities market is a highly volatile one, so invest with caution.

Summaries

9 Article

Why the NFT Craze Is a Bubble Waiting to Pop

The latest collectible boom is fueled by speculators, not enthusiasts
James Surowiecki
Marker, 2021
8 Report
Antti Belt and Steven Kok
Boston Consulting Group, 2018
9 Report
Galina Hale et al.
FRBSF, 2018
8 Book

The Alternative Answer

The Nontraditional Investments That Drive the World’s Best-Performing Portfolios
Bob Rice
HarperBusiness, 2013
8 Report
The Economist Intelligence Unit
EIU, 2015
7 Report

Global Cycles

Capital Flows, Commodities, and Sovereign Defaults, 1815-2015
Carmen M. Reinhart et al.
CESifo Group Munich, 2016
8 Report
Matthias Tauber et al.
Boston Consulting Group, 2015
9 Book

Hot Commodities

How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World
Jim Rogers
Random House, 2004
8 Report

Price Formation in Commodities Markets

Financialisation and Beyond
Diego Valiante and Christian Egenhofer
CEP Press, 2013