Commodities are goods that possess a uniform value regardless of its quality. They are usually those items in its unrefined form. The prices of these commodities are determined by the consumers’ demand and supply. For example, the price of an electronic appliance is based on several factors like brand, quality etc. But commodity goods like gold or wheat or rice have their price determined by the global market. Immense risk is involved in commodity trading because of the fluctuations in the market price of the commodities. Research in to the history of a particular commodity is advised before jumping in to commodity trading. Moreover, the results are not immediate and it often requires a lot of patience to get the profits.