In this article we will look at some generalities concerning commodities. This introduction will include information on the different types and on different ways they are traded on the market. So let’s take a closer look first at the different types of commodities there are out there.
First before looking at the different kinds, you should understand that there are many different factors that can affect the prices of commodities. These things include taxes, inflation and money supply. Politics, weather, transportation and its costs and technology and its changes can have an effect as well. Other than this the different kinds of commodities affect it as well.
There are two kinds of commodities we will discuss in this introduction: