Commodities are the raw materials that drive the economy, from metals and fossil fuels to grains and livestock. Learn how to invest in various commodities, and get the latest info on commodity prices, exchanges, and trading technology.
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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Affect Oil Prices in 2021
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What Is a Commodity?
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What Is the Gold Standard?
The Price of Gas: Why It Goes Up and Down
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Here Are Some Tips on How to Start Trading Commodities Online
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Platinum or Gold: Which Is the Better Investment?
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Basics of Futures Options: The Less Risky Way to Trade
What to know about investing in gold. Always buy physical gold from a reputable dealer Like any investment, gold is subject to supply and demand pressures that cause the price to fluctuate Gold in the form of coins or bullion must be stored in a secure environment, like a brokerage firm or a bank You may not necessarily get the market price when you need to sell If investing in gold mining companies, the stock price may reflect the company’s overall value rather than the price of the gold You should not have more than 10% of your assets in gold
Should You Invest In Gold?
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Learn About the Basics of Trading Crude Oil Futures.
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The Advantages, Disadvantages, and Best Markets of Day Trading Futures
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Gold, 'The Ultimate Bubble,' Has Burst
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What Makes Oil Prices So High?
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Here Are Some Great Tips on How to Trade Corn Futures
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Considerations When Trading Futures Contracts or Options
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Why Do Prices of the Things You Need the Most Change Every Day?
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What Is the Real Relationship Between Gold and the U.S. Dollar?
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What Is a Commodity Broker?
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What's the Right Time to Buy a Call Option?
Learn Why and How Commodity Prices Move Up and Down
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The Pricing Differentials Between Brent Crude Oil and WTI
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How to Predict Tomorrow's Gas Prices Today
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Which Are the Most Actively Traded Commodities by Liquidity?
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What Is a Commodities and Futures Commission Merchant (FCM)?
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"Backwardation" and "Contango" Are Terms That Describe Market Structure.
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Buying a Put Option
The Impact of Gold on the Economy
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5 Causes of High Food Prices
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Want to Become a Commodity Broker?
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Tips for Trading Coffee Futures
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Learn About Investing In Lean Hogs Futures and Commodities
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How the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Works
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How to Use Paper Trading to Hone Your Skills at Trading Commodities
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The Price Relationship Between Crude Oil vs. Natural Gas
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A Guide to Understanding Futures Contracts
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What You Should Know About Futures Margin
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The 4 Ways Crude Oil Is Classified
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Introducing Brokers Work With a Client and Futures Commision Merchant
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Investing in Precious Metals Is Integral to Investment Portfolios
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The 8 Best Commodity Trading Books of 2021
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Discover Different Trading Commodity Spreads
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Deciding Whether to Speculate on Commodity Futures
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Learn About Basis Risk: The Spread Between Futures and Physical Prices
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Taking Delivery of Commodities via the Futures Market
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How To Trade Commodities on U.S. Exchanges
Money Growth
Why You Should Rethink Investing in Commodities
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The Types of Commodity Trading Strategies Beginners Need to Know
Stock Market Charts Are Useless
The Best Time for Buying Commodities
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Considering the Pros and Cons of Investing in and Owning Gold
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Why Commodities Are More Volatile Than Other Assets
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Understanding a Margin Call in Futures Trading
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The Most Important Attributes of Successful Commodities Traders
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Why Are Separate World Sugar and Domestic Sugar Markets?
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Find Out How Metal Prices Determined
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Using Commodity Brokers and Commission Rates for Traders
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Why Is Liquidity So Important in Commodities
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Hedging and How it Works in the Commodity Market
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These Metrics Give Clues on Commodity Price Action
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Starting Your Own Brokerage Firm
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Myths and Misconceptions of Investing in Commodities Futures
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Impact of the Dollar on Commodities Prices