Posts Tagged ‘commodity’

Why Gold Is About To Rally

July 25th, 2014

gold1300X600Are the technicals and the fundamentals setting gold up for a grim picture? The yellow metal has once again broken below the $1,300 mark and its 50-day moving average. Now it’s getting near its 200-day moving average, currently at Read more…


This Commodity Could Surge On The Coming Midterm Elections

July 21st, 2014

natural gasNatural gas is down 15 percent in the past month. Yet according to Larry McDonald, senior director at Newedge, this may be a buying opportunity. Normally, predictions from a single market participant don’t warrant too much attention from this blog. But McDonald predicted Read more…


Commodity ETFs For The Long Term Investor

July 14th, 2014

commoditiesLawrence Meyers: Commodity ETFs have a place in every portfolio, just not a big place. Read more…


Ukrainian Energy Expert Says Country Must Sell Some Of Its Pipeline To…Russia!

July 2nd, 2014

ukraineWhile Iraq has dominated the geopolitical stage this week (and with good reason), there’s still some crazy stuff going on in Ukraine. Earlier this week Russian natural gas giant Gazprom OAO(MCX:GAZP) shut off the flow of its product to Ukraine. Then last night a portion of a Read more…


Old King Coal Will Rise Again

July 1st, 2014

handful-of-coalAccording to BP plc(LON:BP), the fastest-growing fuel in the world is coal. Yes, despite the White House’s war on coal, last year it had the biggest share of demand worldwide since 1970. From China to Germany, coal’s use is expanding, not contracting. Consumers are choosing cheap fuel over Read more…


Is Crude Oil Breaking Out?

July 1st, 2014

oil600X300Light sweet crude oil has broken out of an ascending triangle with a minimum price target close to $113. The ascending triangle is a pattern that’s formed when an investment vehicle (in this case, light sweet crude) makes even highs and higher Read more…


Oil’s Rise Not Just About Iraq, Expect $130 by 2015

June 13th, 2014

oil and gas energyOil futures hit multi-month highs Friday over concerns that escalating tensions in Iraq will spiral into civil war. The White House signaled that it would consider airstrikes to stop Sunni militants from seizing Iraq’s oil fields and other major Iraqi cities. Sunni fighters took Read more…


Gold Could Go To $1,500 This Year

June 12th, 2014

gold 600X300It’s one thing to say gold is going higher. But, when Jeffrey Gundlach, manager of the $49 billion DoubleLine, says he thinks gold could hit $1,500 per ounce by the end of this year, that’s something people pay attention Read more…


Gold Is In A Death Cross

June 4th, 2014

deathcrossGold has just made a “death cross.” Is it something bullion investors should worry about? The “death cross” was formed when gold’s 50-day moving average crossed below its 200-day moving average. Ari Wald, head of technical analysis at Oppenheimer & Co., says it’s all much Read more…


ETFs To Invest Like Jim Rogers

June 3rd, 2014

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 Read more…


Why Investors Should Buy Commodity ETFs Now

May 20th, 2014

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 Read more…


Who’s Right On Gold Schiff Or Roubini?

May 16th, 2014

gold1300X600It’s being called the Ultimate Battle of the Bears. Two men known for their market bearishness over the past few years squared off on the economy at the SkyBridge Capital SALT 2014 Read more…


Food Prices Continue To Surge

May 15th, 2014

inflationAs the price of meat continues to skyrocket, will it soon be considered a “luxury item” for most American families?  This week we learned that the price of meat in the United States Read more…


Believe The Hype, Inflation Really Is Coming This Time

April 21st, 2014

inflation“Inflation is coming!” We’ve heard it for what seems to be forever. Then came the report of the March leading economic index for March. It increased by 0.8% after rising 0.5% in February. It’s just the latest data point in a series of indicators that Read more…


Big Trouble for This Gold Miner

April 21st, 2014

silver minerI have stayed away from Allied Nevada Gold Corp.(NYSEMKT:ANV) for quite some time. The company has a market cap of $414 million. It currently operates only one mine.  Recently, the stock was down 90% from Read more…


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