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Subject:  Re: OT: Global Water shortage. Date:  4/21/2013  10:09 PM
Author:  DavidAnglin Number:  201108 of 218984

putnid and everyone,

Now this thread is looking at water as an investment... like my friend's proposition about investing in "water" through a Calvert fund.

Thinking about a commodity that is a necessity and why that necessity has become an investment opportunity to some folks, helps us all think about water together.

How does a fund or an individual like Jim Rogers "hold" water?

Please talk about water as an investment... how it becomes an investment and how that whole process works. One can own commodities by possessing them.. in the simplest way one can have a bar of gold under a floor board, a tank of oil in a shed, and ownership can become not one of possession but one of securi