I am a big fan of Jim Rogers and Marc Faber the two masters of commodities market that I know, unfortunately haven’t grabbed any book written by them but have read a lot about them in Online media and their online articles.

The reason I tried to write on this topic as yesterday Barclay’s capital  confirmed that they hit by a large loss trading copper and aluminium in the last financial year. For precarious reason Investments banks don’t disclose their earnings from the commodities division, may be trading raw materials such as oil, corn and gold makes up a relatively small portion of the revenues of most investment banks’ fixed-income divisions, the battle for market share in the sector has become intense as the financial crisis has hit other income streams such as credit derivatives. Continue reading