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Paul, In addition to what David mentions above, your hope for 8-10% per year may be somewhat aggressive. Remember that there is always a trade off between risk and return when investing. More risk = more potential return. ...(more)
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Matthew, Last item I would suggest along with the advice you have received is when you speak to the custodian ask them to begin sending you your quarterly statements in the mail. Some vendors have gotten away from doing ...(more)
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Hi John, As John Essigman pointed out above, commodities producers often "hedge" their production proceeds by purchasing futures contracts. As you imply, they often lock in the price of their crops via futures contracts. ...(more)
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