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1 September 2011 Research Foundation

Commodities as an Investment

  1. Gerald R. Jensen, CFA
  2. Jeffrey M. Mercer
Commodities as an Investment View the full book (PDF)

Interest in commodities has grown tremendously, partly because commodities are believed to provide direct exposure to unique factors and have special hedging characteristics. This review discusses the instruments that provide exposure to commodities, the measures and historical record of commodity investment performance, evidence about the benefits of strategic versus tactical commodity allocations, and recent developments in the market.

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