Buy producers not their commodities

Various plausible arguments can be made in favour of investing in physical commodities or their listed producers. However, the practical problems associated with directly holding commodities make the debate almost irrelevant. Holding a well-diversified basket of publicly-listed producers provides investors with a reasonable alternative.

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These ETFs help cut your commodity risk

Commodities can help diversify portfolios, but are cyclical and come with high levels of price volatility.
However, well-diversified ETFs that offer exposure to commodity producers can help investors overcome the problems associated with direct investments in physical commodities or funds that track a single commodity.
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ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

Precious metal ETFs have largely centred on gold stocks. While we continue to see the outlook for that precious metal as uncertain, for aggressive investors who want to hold precious metal ETFs, we have two of them below.

 In 2011, precious metal ETFS shot up along… Read More

Hold gold and silver through these ETFs

An investment mania usually begins as a mass attraction to a specific investment, or investment area. It often ends up including a range of investments that bear only a passing resemblance to the original investment area.
The mania for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies over the last… Read More