Asset Classes

Commodity

Commodity

Commodities

Commodities come with returns that are substantially independent of stock and bond returns. Mixing in broad commodity exposure with stocks and bonds can help significantly diversify a portfolio, potentially reducing the risk of an overall portfolio and boosting returns. Given their impact on consumer goods prices, this distinct asset class can also offer a hedge against inflation.

More About Commodity

Strategies

Diversification

Terms

Inflation
Return

Mentioned by the Following

Entities

Arbor Research & Trading, LLC
Beeland Interests, Inc.
COMEX Commodities Exchange
Candlestick Forum LLC
Cash Cow Farmer
Chicago Board Options Exchange
DTAP Capital Partners
DeCarley Trading
Dent Research
GnS Economics
IHS Markit
INTL FCStone
New York Mercantile Exchange
Quill Intelligence
RTM Capital Advisors
S&P GSCI
TG Macro LLC
The Matrix Organisation
TradeLink Holdings LLC
Vale SA
Wells Fargo

Locations

Brazil

People

Alexander Campbell
Amine Bouchentouf
Andreas Clenow
Andrew Abraham
Barclay Leib
Ben Morris
Bill Shaw
Carley Garner
Christophe Ollari
Dan Ferris
Dan Passarelli
Davis Edwards
Don Singletary
Emad Mostaque
Galen Burghardt
George Kleinman
George Milling-Stanley
George Pruitt
Gianna Bern
Greg Diamond
Gregory Weldon
Jared Dillian
Jason Goepfert
Jeff Kennedy
Jesse Livermore
Jim Rogers
Jim Martens
John Stephenson
Josh Crumb
Justine Underhill
Kelley Wright
Kevin Davey
Larry Williams
Leo Kolivakis
Louis Bacon
Mark Ritchie
Mark Sebastian
Markus Heitkoetter
Martin Pring
Matthew Hart
Michael Covel
Michael Defosse
Michael Kahn
Mish Schneider
Mish Shedlock
Neil Schofield
Patrick Watson
Peter Brandt
Peter Sainsbury
Peter Schiff
Phil Taylor-Guck
Pippa Malmgren
Richard Dennis
Richard Sandor
Rick Rule
Ron Rowland
Ronnie Stoeferle
Russell Wild
Scott Anderson
Scott Skyrm
Sheldon Natenberg
Slobodan Jovanovic
Stephen Bigalow
Steve Hanke
Steven Hawkins
Tom Hutchinson
Tony Greer
Tuomas Malinen
Victor Niederhoffer
Victor Sperandeo
Warren Pies
William Gann

Publications

A Trader's First Book on Commodities: An Introduction
A Trader's First Book on Commodities: Everything You Need To Know
Apex Profit Alert
Building Wealth with Silver
Commodities For Dummies
Commodities:
Commodity Derivatives
Commodity Finance
Commodity Junctures
Commodity Options
Crude Oil Trading
Diary of a Professional Commodity Trader
ETF Investing
ETF Pro
ETF Pro Plus
Financial Intelligence Report
Gold
Gold Trading
Grain Marketing Bible
Hedging Commodities
High-Powered Investing All-in-One For Dummies
Higher Probability Commodity Trading
Hot Commodities
How I Made One Million Dollars ... Last Year ... Trading Commodities
International Speculator
Investing In ETFs FD
Investing in Commodities For Dummies
Investment Opportunities
Investment Terms
Mastering Commodity Futures & Options
Mastering the Commodities Markets
Materials Risk
Online Investing For Dummies
Pension Pulse
Real Wealth Strategist
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
Risk Ranges
Safely Buy Gold and Silver
Seasonal Commodity Charts
Seeking Alpha
Selling Commodity Options
SentimenTrader.com
Steidlmayer on Markets
Stock Trading Terms
The Age of Deleveraging
The Casey Report
The Complete Guide to Investing in Commodity Trading and Futures
The Daily Dirtnap
The Great Crash Ahead: Strategies
The Honest Guide to Stock Trading
The Little Book of Commodity Investing
The Macro Show
The New Commodity Trading Guide
The New Sell and Sell Short
The Speculator
Trader Vic on Commodities
Trading Commodities and Financial Futures
Ultimate Wealth Report
Visual Guide to Financial Markets
WILTW
World Commodities and World Currency
Your Broker's Worst Nightmare

Strategies

30 Year Commodity Cycle
Global Macro Strategy
Long Position
Relative Strength Momentum

Terms

Backwardation
Commodity Investing
Commodity Research Bureau Index
Contango
Current Price
Derivative
Investment Management
Portfolio
S&P GSCI
Securities Fraud
Structured Note

Wisdom

Nothing goes to the moon without at least 1 50% Correction

  • An increase in insider investments (private deals) in the commodity space can often foreshadow an upcoming increase in related commodity and share pricesĀ 
  • Comparing the S&P GSCI Index to the S&P 500 Index can give an indication of when commodities are relatively cheap or expensive