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What Are Copper Prices Predicting?

April 1st, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:COPX, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:GXC, NYSE:JJC

Factors That Will Drive Grain Prices Higher

April 1st, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:RJA

What The Breakout In The Gold-to-Copper Ratio Is Telling Us

March 26th, 2014

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; Read more…

NYSE:JJC

A Great Buying Opportunity In Copper?

March 26th, 2014

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 Read more…

NYSE:COPX

What The Collapse In Copper Prices Means For Investors

March 19th, 2014

copperMichael Lombardi: Almost daily, there’s a new piece of information coming out about the Chinese economy that suggests economic conditions there are worsening. Read more…

NYSE:JJC

Best Sectors To Put Money In Right Now

March 17th, 2014

bullish buyPeter Krauth: Markets clearly move in cycles, and commodities are no exception. Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ

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

Any Hope For Copper ETFs?

March 12th, 2014

copperThe commodity ETF space had seen some all-stars to start the year thanks mainly to soft stock markets and the excessive under valuation in the natural resource world. Some metals like gold and silver surged on their safe haven investment status, Read more…

NYSE:CUPM, NYSE:JJC

Best Way To Play The Surging Uranium Bull

March 10th, 2014

uraniumPeter Krauth: Back in November we took a close look at the uranium market (NYSEARCA:URA). Read more…

NYSE:URA

3 Commodity ETFs Still Looking Strong

February 19th, 2014

etfsThough broad commodities started 2014 on a strong note, they appear to be losing steam of late. Commodities like natural gas, gold, silver, cocoa and coffee have been on a tear posting incredible gains from a year-to-date look, while others like wheat, tin, Read more…

NYSE:JJN, NYSE:PALL, NYSE:PPLT

Watch The U.S. Dollar For A Sign On The Direction Of Commodities

February 11th, 2014

commoditiesDouglas Davenport: The investment community was anxiously awaiting Friday’s employment report. Would it show a pickup in hiring in January, making December’s abysmal numbers seem like an aberration? Or would it confirm a pattern Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:MOO, NYSE:USO

What’s Behind The Collapse In Copper Prices?

February 4th, 2014

copperMichael Lombardi: Copper prices (NYSEARCA:JJC) are collapsing, a sign that manufacturing activity in the global economy is slowing. Read more…

NYSE:JJC

Why Nickel ETFs Might Be A Great 2014 Investment

January 17th, 2014

Nickel ETNAfter a lackluster 2013, commodities across the board are gaining traction this year thanks to supply/demand imbalances and recovering macro fundamentals. Though precious metals are performing remarkably well, nickel is leading Read more…

NYSE:JJN, NYSE:NINI

UBS To Freeze Value Of OILZ and GASZ January 17

January 16th, 2014

ubs1Ron Rowland: UBS AG announced it will redeem all of the outstanding notes of the ETRACS Oil Futures Contango ETN (NYSEARCA:OILZ) and ETRACS Natural Gas Contango ETN (NYSEARCA:GASZ).  Unlike most redemptions and closures, UBS will determine the final value Read more…

NYSE:GASZ, NYSE:OILZ




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