Tag Archives for: Commodities

Commodity ETFs For The Long Term Investor [Powershares DB Base Metals Fund (ETF), ETFS Precious Metals Baskets Trust]

commoditiesLawrence Meyers: Commodity ETFs have a place in every portfolio, just not a big place.
NYSE:DBB July 14, 2014 3:15pm

What Are Copper Prices Telling Us? [Global X Copper Miners ETF]

copperEd Carlson: In March I wrote two columns about copper. On Friday, March 7 copper broke support at 3.20 and in my column, the following Monday, I wrote that my price target was 2.96. The following week I wrote that “The Coppock Curve has reached
NYSE:COPX June 12, 2014 1:13pm

ETFs To Invest Like Jim Rogers [Market Vector Russia ETF Trust, iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF)]

jim rogersJim Rogers, the legendary investor best known for his commodity prowess, books, and work with the Quantum Fund, is back in the news discussing his latest investment picks. Per usual, Rogers is looking at emerging markets, and also to nations
NYSE:CHIX June 3, 2014 1:13pm

Why Investors Should Buy Commodity ETFs Now [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund]

ETFsCommodities had delivered outsized returns compared to most other asset classes since the start of the millennium until the financial crisis.  Insatiable demand from China and other emerging nations fueled the unprecedented rally in commodities
NYSE:DBA May 20, 2014 1:13pm

Dr. Copper Has Serious Problems [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Southern Copper Corp, Novacopper Inc]

copperDr. Copper may be in a supercycle, but there are serious problems. In this interview with The Gold Report, Salman Partners' Vice President of Commodity Economics Raymond Goldie explains why even though the base metal acts pathologically
NYSE:COPX April 16, 2014 3:15pm

Cheap Oil Could Be a Big Problem [Schlumberger Limited., Halliburton Company, Transocean LTD]

oil600X300According to a recent Barron’s article, the huge shale oil and gas reserves in the U.S. and and worldwide will give a huge boost to the U.S. economy and drive oil prices down to as low as
NYSE:OIH April 9, 2014 9:09am

What Are Copper Prices Predicting? [Alcoa Inc, BHP Billiton Limited (ADR), Rio Tinto plc (ADR), Vale SA (ADR), SPDR S&P China (ETF)]

copperTony Sagami: Unless you’re an electrician or an investor who pays very close attention to the non-ferrous metals market, you may not have noticed the beating copper took so far this year. It’s been getting killed.
NYSE:COPX April 1, 2014 10:22pm

Factors That Will Drive Grain Prices Higher [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Monsanto Company, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co, Syngenta AG (ADR)]

grain pricesGarrett Baldwin: Ukraine is Europe's most important actor in agriculture. And the Russian standoff over the Crimean region is creating a number of concerns for Europe's breadbasket.
NYSE:DBA

What The Breakout In The Gold-to-Copper Ratio Is Telling Us [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Southern Copper Corp, Rio Tinto plc (ADR)]

copperMichael Lombardi: Copper is considered an industrial metal, used in industries across the board. When copper prices fall, it’s usually an indicator of a slowdown in the global economy. On the contrary, gold bullion isn’t much of an industrial metal;
NYSE:JJC March 26, 2014 2:14pm

A Great Buying Opportunity In Copper? [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Southern Copper Corp, Rio Tinto plc (ADR)]

copperMoe Zulfiqar: By now, you have probably noticed one phenomenon: the speculations regarding China’s growth are increasing each day. Turning on the TV or flipping through the pages of the newspaper, you’ll likely hear and read all about how
NYSE:COPX

What The Collapse In Copper Prices Means For Investors [Southern Copper Corp, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.]

copperMichael Lombardi: Almost daily, there’s a new piece of information coming out about the Chinese economy that suggests economic conditions there are worsening.
NYSE:JJC March 19, 2014 11:11am

Best Sectors To Put Money In Right Now [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF]

bullish buyPeter Krauth: Markets clearly move in cycles, and commodities are no exception.
NYSE:DBA March 17, 2014 12:12pm

Why You Should Be Worried About The Copper Market [Global X Copper Miners ETF, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.]

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.
NASDAQ:CU March 14, 2014 12:12pm

Copper Prices Foreshadowing A Stock Market Crash? [Dow Jones Industrial Average, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.]

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.
NASDAQ:CU March 13, 2014 1:13pm

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