Commodity Fundamentals provides comprehensive coverage of supply/demand data for more than 20 physical commodities in the precious metals, energy, grains, and tropical commodity markets. Detailed information on the production, transportation, and storage of each commodity allows traders to monitor developments and identify trading opportunities with a particular emphasis on crude oil, heating oil, gasoline, and the gold market. The book also discusses trading techniques that are specific to physical commodities, such as certain types of spread trades and cash-and-carry trades. An appendix outlines where to obtain additional statistical information on each commodity, including copies of actual exchange contracts. Ronald C. Spurga (New York, NY) is a Certified Financial Planner and a Vice President of ABN AMRO Bank. He is the bestselling author of Balance Sheet Basics (1-591-84052-X), and he has appeared as a commentator on CNBC.