Best and Worst Investments of 2012

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

Photograph by Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

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Best Commodity

Wheat (CBOT Wheat)


Wheat prices rose in 2012 as drought cut into supply from the grain belts of Russia, Australia and the U.S. Wheat is a $14.4 billion crop in the U.S., where it ranks behind corn, soybeans and hay as the country's fourth-largest crop.

Universe and criteria: 18 global commodities tracked by Bloomberg