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Best and Worst Investments of 2012

By Ben Steverman - 2012-12-12T21:04:13Z

Photograph by Paulo Fridman/Bloomberg

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Worst Commodity



"Abundant supply is the driving force in the market," Claudio Oliveira, head of trading at Castlestone Management, told Bloomberg News. For example, Brazil, the largest coffee grower, has almost doubled its output in the past decade, producing another record crop this year.

Universe and criteria: 18 global commodities tracked by Bloomberg. The coffee "C" contract, the world benchmark for Arabica coffee, trades on the IntercontinentalExchange.