Money Flows Into Commodities Surpass 2006’s Record

If inflation expectations remain “contained” why is a record amount of money pouring into commodities this year? Indeed, nothing like a rapidly increasing global supply of paper currency to drive up the prices of hard assets.

Reuters summarizes a recent research report from Barclays on investment flows into commodities:

“Barclays Capital’s figures showed strong inflows in October continuing into November with total money into commodities year-to-date already approaching a record $55 billion, displacing the previous record of $51 billion in 2006.”

Related link (from writejesse): Commodity reflation recap.

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One Comment on “Money Flows Into Commodities Surpass 2006’s Record”

  1. […] gold continues to hit all-time highs, record amounts of money continue pouring into commodities of all kinds, and TIPS hit fresh 52-week highs, far out-performing Treasury Bonds this year. It […]


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