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

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190656010

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190656010.001.0001

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Commodities

Commodities

An Overview

Chapter:
(p.3) 1 Commodities
Source:
Commodities
Author(s):

H. Kent Baker

Greg Filbeck

Jeffrey H. Harris

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190656010.003.0001

This chapter provides background information about commodities. The first section provides an introduction consisting of a discussion of benefits and risk and commodity investment strategies. The next two sections discuss the outlook for commodity performance and the purpose of the book, followed by sections on its distinguishing features and the intended audience. The chapter then outlines the six major sections of the book, including an abstract for each of the remaining 27 chapters. These sections are (1) background, (2) types of commodities, (3) methods to invest in commodities, (4) performance of commodities, (5) strategies and portfolio management, and (6) issues involving commodities. The final section offers a summary and conclusions.

Keywords:   commodities, types of commodities, commodity strategies, commodity performance, portfolio management

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