Many investors believe gold can be an excellent hedge against inflation, as it holds its value while currencies decrease in value. However, according to my research, stocks have proven to be a better hedge against inflation over the long haul. Read the related article.
Over the last few years, growth in the commodity ETFs has been astounding. Various structures are providing exposure to an asset class that had been difficult to access for many investors.
Commodities are raw materials that are either consumed directly, such as food, or used as building blocks to create other products.
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