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10 Investment Vehicles for Commodities

Because the commodities markets are so wide and deep, you have a number of investment vehicles to access these markets. A common misconception among investors is that you can only trade commodities by [more…]


10 Commodities Market Indicators You Should Monitor

The commodity waters can be perilous at times, and knowing how to navigate them is crucial. Keeping your eye on where the markets are heading — and where they've been — will help you develop a winning [more…]

Getting Started in Commodities

Questions to Ask Before Investing in Mutual Funds

Before you invest in a mutual fund, you need to gather as much information as possible about the fund itself, as well as about the mechanics of investing in the fund. You can get answers to these questions [more…]

Getting Started in Commodities

The Basics of Master Limited Partnerships

If you're interested in investing in companies that are involved in the production, transformation, and distribution of commodities, one of the best ways to do so is to invest in a [more…]

Getting Started in Commodities

Taxes and Master Limited Partnerships

One of the reasons MLPs are great for commodities investing is that, unlike regular corporations, they're taxed only once. Many publicly traded companies are subject to double taxation: They're taxed at [more…]