Commodities for Every Portfolio: How You Can Profit from the Long-Term Commodity Boom

Commodities for Every Portfolio: How You Can Profit from the Long-Term Commodity Boom

by Emanuel Balarie


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Step-by-step guidelines for making commodities a valuable component in any portfolio

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470112502
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/10/2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Emanuel Balarie is President and Chief Investment Officer of Jabez Capital Management. Previously, he was senior market strategist at Wisdom Financial, Inc., and editor of Wisdom Commodity Weekly. Mr. Balarie's industry experience ranges from commodity stocks to futures to alternative investments. He is a highly regarded advisor to clients and institutions on the commodity markets, and has had his research published all over the world. In addition to being a regular guest on CNBC, Mr. Balarie is frequently quoted in dozens of financial publications such as, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Marketwatch from Dow Jones, and Barron's. Mr. Balarie is a graduate of UC Berkeley. For more information on Emanuel Balarie, please visit or e-mail him at

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Table of Contents



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.



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