Why Jim Rogers Thinks You Should Buy Oil

After the ECB’s announcement for a major bond-buying program yesterday, markets and commodities soared. One of the best performing was crude oil, as its fate hinged on whether or not the ECB was willing to help out some of its most indebted nations. As its price continues to climb and strives for $100/barrel yet again, legendary investor Jim Rogers has gone on record to tell you when and why you should buy the commodity [for more crude oil news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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Complete List Of New 2011 Commodity ETFs

This year saw a surge in popularity for commodity investing. As the years have passed, investors have seen the benefits of investing in the risky, but lucrative asset class. Commodities provide a protection against inflation as well as a low correlation to equities. One of the biggest problems within the industry was the lack of options available to investors just a few years ago. It used to be that only those with a complex futures account were able to add these securities to their portfolios. Now, there are hundreds of products to help even the smallest investor gain access to their favorite commodity investment. Below, we outline all of the commodity exchange traded products that hit the market this year [see also 12 High-Yielding Commodities For 2012].

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