The Market Vectors-Agribusiness ETF (NYSEArca: MOO) tracks businesses that harvest and distribute agriculture products. As commodity prices rise, agribusiness companies could experience higher revenues. [High Corn Prices Fuel Agribusiness ETFs]
While not an obvious pick, timber assets have kept up and even outperformed during periods of rising inflation, Cummans notes. For instance, since the start of the 20th century, timber has outperformed the S&P 500 and increased 15% each year since 1987. The S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund (WOOD) provides exposure to companies engaged in the ownership, management or upstream supply of forests and timberlands.
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Max Chen contributed to this article.
Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own GLD.