Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Bloomberg: Soybeans a Hedge Against Inflation, But Not Corn ???

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

Bloomberg reported today:

Soybeans rose to a three-week high as the dollar fell, reviving the appeal of commodities as a hedge against inflation. Corn declined.

So how come corn’s not a hedge against inflation?
We sent them an email today, to find out. If they answer us, we’ll let you know.

Hedge Fund Bets on Agriculture

December 31, 2009 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies

Forget about the shiny metals, and the gooey black stuff they use to make gasoline. Optima Fund, New York based “fund of funds” that claims to have $6 billion under management, is placing their anti inflation bet on American farmland.