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Investing in Commodities For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-119-12201-2
Paperback
288 pages
October 2015
US $18.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book

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

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