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Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Jeffrey H. Harris


In today’s dynamic financial environment, commodity markets can be accessed with products that create unique risk and return dynamics for investors worldwide. Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies provides a comprehensive view of commodity markets, describing historical commodity performance, vehicles for investing in commodities, portfolio strategies, and current topics. The book begins with the rudiments of commodity markets and how investors gain exposure to commodity returns through various investment vehicles. It then highlights the unique risk and return profiles of commodity ... More

Keywords: commodities, commodity markets, commodity performance, commodity strategies, portfolio management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190656010
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190656010.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

H. Kent Baker, editor
University Professor of Finance, Kogod School of Business, American University

Greg Filbeck, editor
Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management, Director, Black School of Business, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Jeffrey H. Harris, editor
Gary D. Cohn Goldman Sachs Chair in Finance, Finance and Real Estate Department Chair, Kogod School of Business, American University

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Part One Background

1 Commodities

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, Jeffrey H. Harris

5 Commodity Derivatives

Neil C. Schofield

Part Two Physical Commodities

8 Agricultural

Nicole Moran

9 Energy

Michael A. Penick

10 Livestock

Xiaohu Deng

11 Metals

Greg Leonard

Part Three Methods to Invest in Commodities

13 Commodity Exchange-Traded Funds

Christopher Milliken

14 Commodity Mutual Funds

Gustavo Camilo

Part Four Performance of Commodities

Part Five Strategies and Portfolio Management

Part Six Issues Involving Commodities

24 Energy Risk Management

Thomas Barkley