Episode 2 – Historical Natural Resources & Commodities Investing – Post COVID-19 Crisis Impact with Mark Carlson



Welcome to the Funds in Focus podcast, the show that brings you thoughtful and informed conversations between leading subject-matter experts and members of the FlexShares investment strategy team about current market trends. 

In today’s episode host Jehan Mady and Investment Strategist Mark Carlson discuss the natural resource/commodity sector currently being slightly out of favor with investors. Mark touches on how the U.S. and global economies will at some point recover and the demand for raw materials should return.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Some background on investing in natural resources and commodities
  • How investing in commodities has changed over time
  • The differences between investing in upstream natural resource equities and commodity futures investing
  • What sectors within natural resources may be the primary drivers of these investment outcomes that may evolve in the post-COVID-19 world
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear Mark and Jehan to learn about the trends and the opportunities in natural resources

For standardized performance for GUNR please click here. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 

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