October 20, 2012 at 09:00 AM EDT
Alert: 3 Key Commodities in Backwardation
When it comes to futures investing, contango and backwardation are two phenomenons that traders should always keep an eye on. Backwardation is simply the process whereby near month futures are more expensive than those expiring further into the future, creating a downward sloping curve for future prices over time [for more commodity futures news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: For Day Traders: The Most Liquid ETF for Every Commodity Jim Rogers: This Sector Will Boom in the Coming Years For Long Term Investors: The Cheapest ETF for Every Commodity Profit From Backwardation: Corn, Crude Oil, Soybeans Weekly Agriculture Roundup: Hot Cocoa
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