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Commodities Fatigue Kicks In After Biggest Investment in 7 Years

  • Raw-material inflows slowed to $2.4 billion in July: Barclays
  • Second-half prices are usually worse, but 2016 won’t be so bad

Investors are growing tired of commodities after plowing in the most money in seven years.

Inflows into raw materials slowed to $2.4 billion in July, the least since money was withdrawn in December, Barclays Plc said in a report Thursday. The smaller amount -- not unusual for this time of year -- took investment to almost $51 billion so far in 2016, the most since 2009.