Making a Case for Commodities

The free fall of the last few weeks wiped out significant portions of the gains that stocks had accrued in the first four months of 2012. But the recent turmoil sent commodities deep into the red for the year. Most broad-based commodity ETFs have now lost between 5% and 15% on the year as jitters about the health of the global economy have weighed on prices.

Though many investors are running for the exits of risky asset classes, I believe that now is the time to beef up exposure to natural resources -- especially metals and agricultural commodities....508 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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