Factors affecting the price of commodities

Table of Contents Not all commodities are created equal Commodities is the term to define the raw materials, among which include corn, flour, oil, and metals. There are many contributing events that affect the prices of commodities, and not all commodities share the same events that affect their prices. These events range from inflation, news […]

Why trade commodities?

Table of Contents Commodities are an integral part of our daily lives. In the physical commodities market, there will be an actual exchange of goods however most traders do not actually take or require the physical commodity. They speculate and take on long (buy) or short (sell) positions to profit from the price movements. There […]

What are commodities?

Table of Contents What are commodities and commodity trading? Commodities refer to raw materials that are extensively used in industry or agriculture, and are purchased and sold on a wholesale rather than retail basis.  Commodities trading is the buying and selling of these raw materials. Sometimes it involves the physical trading of goods. But more […]