Wednesday, July 1, 2009


"Barring some kind of serious change (a huge sudden wave of farms coming online, or some miraculous breakthrough in technology), the economics predict some kind of good shortage is coming our way. A few dumb moves by the government would set prices even higher, resulting in all out social unrest. Sounds crazy, but it’s already happened in 30+ countries worldwide in the last two years. And it’s not like the US or other developed nations are immune to food shortages.

So how does one profit from this?

There are a number of ways. You could invest directly in an agricultural commodities ETF or ETN. There are a fair number of them already available:"

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