Commodities

What are Commodities?

Commodities

Note: The typical rates of return quoted above are average rates of return over a 8-10 year investment period.

Commodities

  1. Commodities include Gold, Silver, Food items, and other things like petroleum products, that are used everyday.
  2. Commodity investments are not capital protected.
  3. An investment in commodities such as Gold, and Silver cannot provide an income, they can only provide capital gains or loss.
  4. The value of commodities is greatly affected by economic conditions, demand and supply, and political instability.
  5. People mostly invest in Gold and Silver as an Emergency Fund.
  6. Managing and securing commodity investments like Gold and Silver physically is a headache and expensive.
Remember - Commodities like Gold and Silver, are mainly used a hedge against inflation - meaning, their value goes up as value of currency falls.

About the Author Amit

Amit is an Independent Financial Advisor, based in Dubai since 1997. He is part of the prestigious ‘Million Dollar Round Table’ (MDRT), which is an elite club of the best financial advisors worldwide. He has authored the ‘6-Step Financial Success Guide’, and the book ‘Creating, Preserving, Distributing Wealth’. He helps business owners and professionals ‘Create A Second Income’ through investments.

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