Copper-bottomed pot of gold

To hedge against inflation, hedge funds are moving into metals

October would seem to have been a difficult month for those in the commodities markets. Several indices lost ground, although most analysts still believe the bull run in commodities is realising the predictions of analysts by continuing into the fourth quarter.

The Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (Total Returns) is up 22% year to date, although for November it was down -3.88% as Hedge Funds Review went to press. The Reuters/CRB index was up 14/7% for the year, while the Dow Jones AIG Commodity

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