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An Epic Commodities Boom Is Coming

•, by Adam Taggart

Demand for commodities, tangible assets and the companies that mine, manufacture and transport them is about to blow sky-high predicts, Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist and CIO at Saxo Bank.

He bases this prediction on several factors.

First, the digital world does not exist independently from the physical world. And the massive success of virtual platforms over the past several decades has now reached a point where the infrastructure to source, build and deliver the products they sell is becoming a serious constraint.

Second, governments are becoming more concerned about social equity and stability. Steen predicts a significant increase in federal spending on 'green' infrastructure to drive jobs and upgrade capacity for commerce.

Third, Steen believes the market is not pricing in the prior two factors.

So he expects a price-boom to occur once investors wake up to the fact that commodities haven't been this undervalued relative to other financial assets for at least 50 years:

Put simply, the success of digital platforms is now creating crushing demand for real "stuff"...