Comparing the Returns of Commodities and U.S. Stocks : Chart

U.S. stocks outperformed commodities in the past five years. As an asset class, commodities are always more volatile than stocks and are not suitable for most investors. Though there are many commodity derivative products such as ETFs that make investing in commodities easier, investing in commodities is not for everybody.

The following chart shows the returns of commodities and US stocks:

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Source: Will You Miss the Commodity Comeback? by Christopher Gannatti and Florian Ginez, WisdomTree


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