Trading commodities goes back much farther than stocks, but it was a different market in the good old days. Now, futures contracts are one of the most common ways for an investor to gain exposure to various commodities, but they can be tricky investment instruments for most retail investors.
Stocks of companies engaged in these commodity businesses are another way to gain exposure. Investing in shares may not be as “pure” as trading futures, but you may still be able to gain from the bullish and bearish (if you are going short) market phases. You can also bet on the long-term rise of certain commodities with the shares of relevant companies. Investing in food commodities
You can invest in various types of food commodities by choosing the right company. If you want to gain exposure to a wide variety of individual food commodities, consider investing in a company like Nutrien […]
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