Finding Value

July 2011
Forbes Asia;Jul2011, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p63
The article presents the authors comments on the commodities stocks as investment options. The author states that the stocks of commodity industries such as metals, grains, livestocks and food products have increased in value in the past few years. Also, the exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange tarded notes (ETNs) have made commodity stocks available to common people. He states that the there are various problems associated with commodity stocks including high risk rates and market volatility.


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