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Take Advantage Of Oil's Current Contango With This Strategy

Introduction

Oil is currently in heavy contango:

…meaning that buying oil for delivery in the coming months or years is considerably more costly than buying spot oil for immediate delivery. This creates a potential arbitrage: buy (cheap) spot oil, sell (expensive) future oil. I suspect that some investors and speculators are currently doing precisely this. Unfortunately it is unavailable to those of us unable to store…