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How Much Of An Investor’s Portfolio Should Be In Commodities?

May 15th, 2014

commoditiesI’m often asked how much of an investor’s portfolio should be in commodities. If you’re a trader or speculator, that’s up to Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:JO, NYSE:LSTK

What Lies Ahead For Copper ETFs?

April 18th, 2014

copperSurprisingly, the recent Chile earthquake that resulted in a tsunami did not leave a sustained impact on copper ETFs. Chile accounts for nearly one-third of the world’s total copper output, and as such, has a huge influence over the price of the red metal. Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:COPX, NYSE:JJC

With Commodities Surging Take A Look At Industrial Metals

April 15th, 2014

copper bar etfsStocks have been taking a beating and the dreaded “correction” has been tossed around a lot. There is one group of assets however that are squarely in the middle of their own bull market – metals. Sure, gold and silver grab all the headlines, but industrial metals can make Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:DBB, NYSE:PALL

Why You Should Be Worried About The Copper Market

March 14th, 2014

copper bar etfs: There is something going on right now in the copper market that should alarm you. Over the past week, the price of copper has plunged, recently hitting a four-year low. Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:COPX, NYSE:CPER, NYSE:JJC

Copper Prices Foreshadowing A Stock Market Crash?

March 13th, 2014

copperIs the price of copper trying to tell us something?  Traditionally, “Dr. Copper” has been a very accurate indicator of where the global economy is heading next.  For example, back in 2008 the price of copper dropped from nearly $4.00 to under $1.50 in just a matter of months. Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:COPX, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:JJC, NYSE:SPY

Trouble Ahead For Copper ETFs?

March 10th, 2014

copperMany commodities have seen a solid start to 2014, as products like coffee and sugar have crushed the market in the first two months of the year. However, this commodity boom hasn’t been felt across Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:COPX, NYSE:JJC

Natural Resources Are On Sale

February 4th, 2014

metals and mining: Several years ago when no one could talk about anything but metals – gold and miners in particular – and their prices were through the roof, I made a wish list of miners and set what I thought at that time was a Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:FCG, NYSE:IEO, NYSE:IYM

Copper Catch Up

November 8th, 2013

copperRichard Mills: Until roughly 12,000 years ago – at least 90 percent of our history – we humans eked out a living by hunting and gathering. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors were replaced by farmers and herders who crowded into villages Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:COPX

Is There Any Hope For Metal Mining ETFs?

October 27th, 2013

gold miner pickInvesting in metal mining ETFs has been pretty rough this year. After a bad stretch in the first half of this year, metal mining ETFs recovered somewhat thanks to the taper concerns as well as a sluggish dollar.  Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:JUNR, NYSE:SIL

If Housing Is Picking Up, Someone Forgot To Tell The Commodity Markets

June 4th, 2013

wood-timberTimber!!!! The price of framing lumber on CME is barely over $300 per 1,000 board feet, down more than 20% since the beginning of April. The last time prices were this low was October of last year. Meanwhile, the price of copper is Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NASDAQ:WOOD

This Mining Sector’s Ready For A Big Move (CU, JJC, RIO, FCX, SCCO)

February 4th, 2013

copperSasha Cekerevac: When it comes to developing and creating a long-term investment strategy for your portfolio, one of the more difficult aspects is maintaining a focus on the horizon. What this means is that sometimes one needs to look past the short-term aberrations and focus Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:JJC

The Case For Copper ETFs In 2013

January 30th, 2013

copperTony Daltorio: A huge opportunity for copper investing in 2013 could be on the market soon – that is, unless half of the “red metal” industry gets its way. Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:COPX, NYSE:CPER, NYSE:GLD

Will New ETF Distort the Copper Market? (NYSEARCA:GLD, NYSEARCA:SLV)

December 26th, 2012

With new ETFs expected to hold hundreds of thousands of tons of copper, is the spot price about to make a sharp move higher? The Fast Money traders talk with strategic investor Dennis Gartman. CNBC Looks at what happened to gold after the Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV

Would A Physical Copper ETF Work Or Is It More Trouble Than It Is Worth?

December 2nd, 2012

Jared Cummans: Over the past two years, a number of issuers like iShares and JP Morgan have filed for a physical copper ETF; something investors have been wanting for quite some time.  Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:JJC

Mickey Fulp: Why Copper Is A Critical Metal

November 13th, 2012

JT Long: Copper is often referred to as “Dr. Copper,” the metal with a Ph.D. in economics. Yet most analysts don’t view it as a critical metal. In this interview with The Critical Metals Report, Mickey Fulp, author of The Mercenary Geologist, gives his thoughts on why the experts Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NYSE:JJC




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