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Video: Quantifying Investment and Trading Volume

August 21, 2009 at 9:04 by Andriy Moraru

The commodity markets are influenced by many index funds that invest in the futures and affect the markets by giving or taking out a lot of liquidity especially near the expiration terms of the contracts. This video helps to understand how to calculate the weight of the biggest funds in the global commodity trading market. For commodity traders it’s important to know where the big players are investing now and where are they going to be tomorrow because during last few years commodity market is very speculative.

Created by Jeffrey Kramer (economic analysts) for Economic Outlook.

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