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How to Trade Commodities During Inflationary Periods

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/how-to-trade-commodities-during-inflationary-periods/%20

This article on commodity inflation in 2021 is the opinion of Optimus Futures. There are many opinions and theories circulating around the media space as to the nature, origins, and duration of the current inflationary surge. When trading commodity futures, it is important to distinguish what type of inflation is taking place. To take advantage of monetary inflation, you have to constantly keep your eye on certain fundamental indicators and markets in order to anticipate inflationary turns in the market. It seems as if everybody is talking about inflation now. Tune into mainstream media–CNBC, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, Fox Business, or WSJ–and…