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World-class investing gurus such as commodities kingpin Jim Rogers and hedge fund-luminary George Soros have been fueling demand, repeatedly citing rising demand and shrinking supply.
We took a look at the commodities in the CRB Index, and calculated the ones with the best YTD performance based on the closing price on Oct. 14, 2010.
Corn prices are flying higher, presenting headaches for consumers but opportunities for investors.
Here's what analysts are saying about the rest of 2010.
"Tea parties" have played a role in knocking out some incumbents in primary elections around the country and if the current trend continues, they'll have an impact on policy in November. Investors should start to think of how this might affect their portfolio, especially with markets currently offering discounts on shares.
Stocks fell on Tuesday, dragged lower by Alcoa’s worse-than-expected results and weakness in tech. Should you buy the dip or are stocks starting to break down?
If you live in the Northeast or Midwest you’ve probably already reached for those heavy sweaters in the back of the closet. Baby it’s cold outside!
The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity benchmark tracking 19 commodities that are mostly U.S. traded. The index outperformed the S&P in the first months of the year, currently up 10.24% versus 3.16% in the broader market. The recent commodity rally has been driven by weakness in the dollar and an underlying belief that the economy will improve, ultimately leading to increased demand and higher-priced commodities contracts.
With the S&P 500 closing lower for the fourth consecutive day, stocks have just recorded their longest losing streak since the rally began. How should you be trading?
Peter Kenny, managing director of Knight Equities, offered a favorite idea for investors to consider.
The dollar is stronger, oil prices are dropping. So what's the commodity play now? Giles Keating, global head of research at Credit Suisse, has two answers. Watch the video for Keating's strategy.
While commodity prices keep soaring, some of the fertilizer producers continue to harvest the profits. Today's stellar IPO of Intrepid Potash is just one example. Here are some other winning fertilizer players.
"If I were to describe the environment as it is now it's certainly a bear market environment," said Todd Salamone, director of trading at Schaeffer's Investment Research.