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Big Moves Before the Week Even Starts: Power Rankings, January 30 2017

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Big Moves Before the Week Even Starts: Power Rankings, January 30 2017
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ComODDities Markets

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Commodities trading encompasses many a strange item — at one point you could invest in bacon. Obscure investing may seem strange and these markets are often thin, but there are plenty of valid reasons to do so. These markets are created for a reason, often becoming quite important to certain niche groups of investors. These […]

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Power Rankings Jan 23

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Power Rankings Jan 23

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Are Hard Commodities a Rock Solid Investment?

»Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Are Hard Commodities a Rock Solid Investment?

As the name suggests, ‘hard commodities’ are items that are often rock solid: precious metals, iron and other minerals. However, this term also encompasses anything this is mined or extracted from the Earth, such as oil and energy. Previously, we took a look at what is known as soft commodities, and now we are turning […]

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Slippery Politics, Slippery Trade: Power Rankings

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Slippery Politics, Slippery Trade: Power Rankings
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Everybody Loves Bacon — Except Futures Traders

»Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Everybody Loves Bacon — Except Futures Traders

The history of commodities trading is a long and in-depth look into consumer trends and preferences. Markets change and adjust over time, but it still behooves today’s traders to know where it came from. One such example is the history of hog contracts. In 1961, the trading of pork bellies – or bacon – began. […]

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