Investing in Commodities For Dummies

Investing in Commodities For Dummies

By: Amine Bouchentouf (author), Consumer Dummies (author)Paperback

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Add another dimension to your portfolio with commodities Do you know how commodities stack up against other investment options? Investing In Commodities For Dummies is a straightforward resource that provides an in-depth look at what commodities are and how they might prove beneficial to your portfolio. This approachable reference covers the basics on breaking into the commodities market while dispelling myths and sharing a wide range of trading and investing strategies. Simply put, it spotlights the opportunities on the commodities market while leading you away from the mistakes that have plagued other investors. Use this text to understand how to diversify your portfolio, measure risk, and apply market analysis techniques that guide your decision-making. Commodities, including oil, silver, gold, and more, play an important role in everyday life. Because they hold such a steady role in today's world, many investors have found them to be a reliable component of a well-rounded portfolio. Depending upon your current investment portfolio and your financial goals, it might be a great idea to add commodities to your strategy. * Understand how to break into the commodities market and start trading immediately * Diversify your portfolio to protect your assets to meet your financial goals * Minimize the risk associated with your investment strategy while maximizing profits * Track commodities indexes and use this knowledge to make informed investment decisions Whether you're an amateur investor or you're simply looking to expand your investments, Investing In Commodities For Dummies is a fantastic guide to adding commodities to your investment strategy!

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About Author

Amine Bouchentouf is a registered investment advisor, a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers, and a partner at Commodities Investors, LLC. A world-renowned market commentator, he has appeared on media in the US, the UK, France, the United Arab Emirates, and Brazil.


Introduction 1 Part I: Just the Facts on Commodities 5 Chapter 1: Investors, Start Your Engines! An Overview of Commodities 7 Chapter 2: The Pros and Cons of Commodities 19 Part II: Making Money in Energy 37 Chapter 3: It s a Crude, Crude World: Investing in Crude Oil 39 Chapter 4: Welcome to Gas Vegas! Investing in Natural Gas 55 Chapter 5: Investing in Renewable and Alternative Energy69 Chapter 6: Totally Energized: Investing in Energy Companies 89 Part III: Metals and Agricultural Products 105 Chapter 7: Investing in the Precious: Gold, Silver, and Platinum 107 Chapter 8: All About that Base: Investing in Steel, Aluminum, Copper, and Other Metals 125 Chapter 9: Unearthing the Potential: Investing in Mining Companies 141 Chapter 10: Trading Agricultural Products 151 Part IV: Selecting an Investment Approach 171 Chapter 11: Welcoming Commodities into Your Portfolio 173 Chapter 12: Investing in ETFs and Commodities Indexes 187 Chapter 13: Getting a Grip on Futures and Options 205 Chapter 14: Choosing a Manager or Broker and Trading Accounts 221 Part V: The Part of Tens 241 Chapter 15: Ten Market Indicators You Should Monitor 243 Chapter 16: Ten Investment Vehicles for Commodities 249 Index 253

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/12/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781119122012
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781119122012
  • weight: 650
  • ISBN10: 1119122015

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