Discussion: Agricultural Commodities and Agribusiness Stocks as Financial Assets

Nonfarm investors might benefit from diversifying their portfolios by investing in the agricultural sector. Such diversifying investments could include investments in agricultural stocks or long-only futures positions through index funds. The papers in this session investigate the diversification potential of agricultural investments and discuss the effects of investments in index funds on agricultural markets.


Editor(s):
Wetzstein, Michael E.
Subject(s):
Issue Date:
2012-08
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/130282
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 44, Number 3
Page range:
397-399
Total Pages:
3
JEL Codes:
G1; Q13




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