The Best and Worst Investments of 2013

By Ben Steverman - 2013-12-06T18:41:13Z

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Best Commodity

Natural Gas (NYMEX Natural Gas)


Natural gas was bound to turn around eventually. After new drilling techniques led to a boost in production, natural gas prices had dropped by half since 2008. That slide halted in 2013, and on Dec. 3 government data showed that hedge funds had increased their bets on gas amid forecasts of colder weather for the U.S. 

Of 18 global commodities tracked by Bloomberg