As stock market investing becomes increasingly hard to squeeze profits from, savvy investors are finding commodities to be the perfect vehicle for maintaining portfolio performance. Commodities for Every Portfolio shows commodities newcomers how to ease into this straightforward market, which strategies are best (and which to steer clear of!) and much, much more. Investors and traders get easy-to-follow techniques, strategies, and methods, with individual chapters showing how to invest in commodities through stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, and futures. High-performing companies and index-based funds are listed by name, with specific information on how and why they succeed; hard-to-find informational resources are also provided.
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About the Author
Table of ContentsPreface.
Part One. Understanding the Commodity Markets.
Chapter 1. The Long-Term Commodity Boom: Why it's Here and Why It's Going To Last.
Chapter 2. From the Farmer to You: How the Futures Markets Work.
Chapter 3. Debunking Commodity Myths: Why Commodities Belong in Your Portfolio.
Part Two. Participating in the Commodity Markets.
Chapter 4. Deciding What Is Right for You: Futures, Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Exchange-Traded Funds.
Chapter 5. Participating Through Futures.
Chapter 6. Participating Through Stocks.
Chapter 7. Participating Through Mutual Funds.
Chapter 8. Participating Through Exchange-Traded Funds.
Part Three. Strategies to Profit from the Commodity Markets.
Chapter 9. Commodity Trading Strategies.
Chapter 10. A Managed Approach: Managed Futures.
Chapter 11. The Case for Gold in Your Portfolio.
Chapter 12. Leveraging Third-Party Assistance.
About the Author.