Funds like oil

Crude and soybean oil attract hot money but shun crops.

Fast money over the past week lubricated markets for oil – both petroleum and vegetable. But agriculture was otherwise on the outs with hedge fund managers last week.

Here’s what funds were up to, according to Friday’s Commitment of Traders report from the CFTC, which covers trading through Tuesday, Aug. 1, when data was collected.

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