NSSC Blog: Before You Invest

June is Seniors Month

The Nova Scotia Securities Commission is launching a new page on their website in June focusing on “Investing Information for Seniors.” This website will include two new printable information sheets: 

Question of the Week – What are commodities and how do they pertain to investing?

Commodities are basic goods that are in high demand across the globe. They are generally uniform in quality and utility regardless of their source. Think of it this way. Wheat is a commodity. The last time you bought a large bag of flour at the grocery store did you think about where and what kind of wheat was sourced to make your flour? Chances are the answer is no.