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Commodities Craze

More more and more folks are getting into the booming commodities market. New commodity-based mutual and exchange-traded funds make it easier than before, and big money managers like Fidelity have over $100 billion in commodities -- 16 times as much as in 1999. What's the attraction? And are investor expectations maybe a little too high?
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