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Commodities For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-09330-6
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384 pages
May 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Commodities: Just the Facts.

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

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

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

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

Part II: Getting Started with Types of Investment Vehicles.

Chapter 5: Benefi ting from Exchange-Traded Funds.

Chapter 6: Track and Trade: Investing through Commodity Indexes.

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

Chapter 8: Exploring Commodity Exchanges, Brokers, and Trading Accounts.

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

Part III: The Power House: How to Make Money in Energy.

Chapter 10: It’s a Crude, Crude World: Investing in Crude Oil.

Chapter 11: Welcome to Gas Vegas, Baby! Trading Natural Gas.

Chapter 12: Keeping It Natural: Investing in Renewable Energy.

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

Chapter 14: Totally Energized: Investing in Energy Companies.

Part IV: Pedal to the Metal: Investing in Metals.

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

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

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

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

Part V: Going Down to the Farm: Trading Agricultural Products.

Chapter 19: Breakfast of Champions: Profi ting from Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar, and Orange Juice.

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

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

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten or So Investing Resources You Can’t Do Without.

Chapter 23: Top Ten Market Indicators You Should Monitor.

Chapter 24: Top Ten Commodity ETFs.

Chapter 25: Top Ten Investment Vehicles for Commodities.

Glossary.

Index.

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