All About Commodities

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 23, 2011 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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GENERATE BIG PROFITS WITH TODAY’S HOT TEST COMMODITIES!

During the average trading day, trillions of dollars’ worth of commodities change hands. If you want to snatch some profits from this booming market, you fi rst need to understand all the fundamentals—and All About Commodities is the place to go.

Without the confusing jargon and complex language of other investing guides, this book uses simple language to explain what drives price fluctuations of commodities—from energy, industrial metals, and mines to livestock, agriculture, and precious metals—and how to design a powerful, reliable strategy for profi ting from them. Learn everything there is to know about:

  • Using futures and options to enter the commodities market
  • Risks unique to commodities trading—and how to manage them
  • Ways to identify important patterns to steer your investing decisions
  • The benefits and disadvantages of commodity funds
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Commodities Investing
1
Chapter 2 The Futures Markets
15
Chapter 3 Understanding Futures Prices
31
Chapter 4 Futures Trading Strategies
47
Chapter 5 Options on Futures
59
Chapter 6 Fundamental Analysis
71
Chapter 7 Technical Analysis
87
Chapter 8 Precious Metals
105
Chapter 12 Livestock and Dairy
179
Chapter 13 Investing in Miners
193
Chapter 14 Global Commodities Investing
211
Chapter 15 Buying Physical Commodities
227
Chapter 16 Funds
239
Futures Contracts Reference
257
Glossary
269
Web Resources
283

Chapter 9 Energy
119
Chapter 10 Agriculture
139
Chapter 11 Industrial Metals
159
Index
287
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Tom Taulli founded the companies BizEquity, ExamWeb, and Hypermart.net and is the author of several investing books, including Investing in IPOs and Stock Options and All About Short Selling.

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