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Commodities For Dummies

Bouchentouf, Amine


3. Edition March 2023
368 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-15515-6
John Wiley & Sons

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Add another dimension to your portfolio with commodities

Commodities For Dummies gives you a complete overview of the basics of investing in commodities. Step-by-step explanations, plus the most up-to-date market information and global events, make it easy to invest in the stuff the world is made of. This book helps you identify the most valuable commodities to add to your portfolio, use commodities as a safe haven in shifting economic times, and come out on top. Learn quick, with real-life examples, expert advice, and basic explanations to get you involved in energy, agriculture, and metals. Pick up this book, and you'll be ready to select the right investment vehicles for you, manage risk, and reap the benefits of investing in commodities--the Dummies way.
* Get a crash course in the basics of global commodity trading and investing
* Discover how recent global events have impacted commodity prices and supply chains
* Find the right balance of commodities for your portfolio--in any market weather
* Understand the importance of ESG and renewables in the commodity investing landscape

This is the perfect Dummies guide for investors who have a good grasp of the basics and want to continue to diversify their portfolio with--you guessed it--commodities.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Commodities: Just the Facts 5

Chapter 1: Investors, Start Your Engines! An Overview of Commodities 7

Chapter 2: Earn, Baby, Earn! Why You Should Invest in Commodities 19

Chapter 3: Investing in Commodities: Only for the Brave? 37

Chapter 4: Feel the Love: Welcoming Commodities into Your Portfolio 51

Part 2: Getting Started with Types of Investment Vehicles 65

Chapter 5: Benefiting from Exchange-Traded Funds 67

Chapter 6: Making a Splash: Investing in Liquid Commodity Instruments 75

Chapter 7: Show Me the Money! Choosing the Right Manager 89

Chapter 8: Exploring Commodity Exchanges and Digital Assets 107

Chapter 9: Back to the Future: Getting a Grip on Futures and Options 127

Part 3: The Power House: How to Make Money in Energy 145

Chapter 10: Keeping It Natural: Investing in Renewable Energy 147

Chapter 11: It's a Crude, Crude World: Investing in Crude Oil 155

Chapter 12: Welcome to Gas Vegas, Baby! Trading Natural Gas 175

Chapter 13: Fuel for Thought: Looking at Alternative Energy Sources 189

Chapter 14: Totally Energized: Investing in Energy Companies 205

Part 4: Pedal to the Metal: Investing in Metals 223

Chapter 15: All That Glitters: Investing in Gold, Silver, and Platinum 225

Chapter 16: Metals That Prove Their Mettle: Steel, Aluminum, and Copper 243

Chapter 17: Weighing Investments in Heavy and Not-So-Heavy Metals 255

Chapter 18: Mine Your Own Business: Unearthing the Top Mining Companies 263

Part 5: Going Down to the Farm: Trading Agricultural Products 273

Chapter 19: Breakfast of Champions: Profiting from Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar, and Orange Juice 275

Chapter 20: How to Gain from Grains: Trading Corn, Wheat, and Soybeans 287

Chapter 21: Alive and Kicking! Making Money Trading Livestock 297

Part 6: The Part of Tens 307

Chapter 22: Ten Investing Resources You Can't Do Without 309

Chapter 23: Top Ten Market Indicators You Should Monitor 313

Chapter 24: Top Ten Commodity ETFs 319

Chapter 25: Top Ten Investment Vehicles for Commodities 323

Glossary 327

Index 335
Amine Bouchentouf is Managing Director of Commodities Investors LLC, an institutional investment advisory firm specialized in natural resources. He graduated with a degree in Economics from Middle­bury College and has appeared in media around the world, including Bloomberg News, Wall Street Journal, and Reuters.