Bonds, Equities and Commodities who needs them? What are they? To many these seem like foreign objects that dont have much application other than they have a 401K or some person manages their savings for them. But in reality these tools are the basic fabric of free markets. Time has proven that markets work most efficiently with these tools. Open market solutions always promote the lowest prices and the best outcomes for the most people. Learning to use these tools can be the difference between looking at water and knowing how to swim or not knowing how to swim. Capital markets are the very underpinning to a good idea. They put fuel under the fire of a good idea and allow the general public to work together to accomplish a great new idea.