Beaver Capital's avatar
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Commodities are Volatile
This is why investing in commodities proves to be so difficult and why I don’t venture into this realm. Very volatile and cyclical.

I would imagine there is ALOT of individual investors who chase commodities and end up significantly under performing.

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Jensen Butler's avatar
What a unique view. I like it thanks for sharing! Where’s Uranium at!
Beaver Capital's avatar
@jensen they are definitely missing uranium! But yes the chart is cool and there is zero patterns that I can spot
The Thinking Investor's avatar
Great chart.

I'm in the same boat as you.

I prefer businesses with products and services that don't vary so widely. But as Howard Marks says "all things prove to be cyclical."
Conor Mac's avatar
RT
Reasonable Yield's avatar
This is why I like staying the hell away.
Beaver Capital's avatar
@reasonableyield yeah I like businesses that aren’t as driven by commodity pricing
AS's avatar
this is actually super cool! bookmarked this post, so I can stare at it an ponder the trend next time there's a rainy day
Rihard Jarc's avatar
Investing in commodities is a buy and sell business and not buy and hold. A lot of investors don't get that.

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