Commodities trading was among the first means of financial transactions in history of humans on earth. Most countries are able to store their savings during international trade from commodities. A country’s savings at international bank is used in rating its level of wealth as opposed to the GDP which is a measure of currency spending within a country. Thus, exploring newer means of storing wealth is justified.
A broad understanding about money is necessary for every citizen of the world. A class in economics cannot give one that. There is widely distributed information online which have summarized the concept about money. A summary video on the concept of money is provided at the end of this post.
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Economic Research https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/PALLFNFINDEXQ
Financial Times https://markets.ft.com/data/commodities