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CRB Index Points To Rising Commodities Prices; ETF To Buy Now

May 19th, 2015

etfs 600X300Peter Krauth: Commodities have been in a downtrend since 2011. All commodities are priced in U.S. dollars, and a strong dollar has acted as a headwind. Read more…

NYSE:USCI

11 Signs That We Are Entering The Next Phase Of The Global Economic Crisis

April 23rd, 2015

Wall streetWell, the Nasdaq (NASDAQ:QQQ) finally did it.  It has climbed all the way back to where it was at the peak of the dotcom bubble.  Back in March 2000, the Nasdaq set an all-time record high of 5,048.62.  On Thursday, after all these years, that all-time record was finally eclipsed. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:USO

Is Energy About To Take Off?

April 20th, 2015

oil gasChris Ciovacco: The energy sector ETF (NYSEARCA:XLE) dropped 28% from its June 2014 high to the 2015 low. Read more…

NYSE:XLE

The One Natural Gas ETF To Buy Now

March 4th, 2015

natural gasKyle Anderson: Natural gas prices have dipped in 2015. They’re trading at $2.71 per million BTUs as of March 3, for a drop of more than 22% from their December price of $3.50 per million BTUs. Read more…

NYSE:UNG, NYSE:UNL

Are Copper ETFs Back On Track?

March 4th, 2015

copperCopper prices saw a troubled 2014 on Chinese economic slowdown, global growth worries, a multi-year high greenback and a supply glut. In fact, the situation was so messy that copper prices plunged to a five-year low to start 2015. Read more…

NYSE:COPX, NYSE:CPER, NYSE:CUPM, NYSE:JJC

The Bullish and Bearish News For Oil

March 4th, 2015

bearbull1Dan Hassey:  With crude oil inventory levels on the rise, many economists and forecasters suggest that we have a supply glut. Read more…

NYSE:USO

United States Natural Gas Fund, LP (UNG) Warms Up On Arctic Chills

February 24th, 2015

natural gasThe downslide in natural gas prices, which was being noticed for last one year on lower demand and increasing stockpiles, was finally arrested in early 2015 as a severe winter draped almost the entire Northeastern U.S. This cold snap boosted electricity Read more…

NYSE:UNG

Another Leg Lower For Energy Stocks?

February 4th, 2015

short-oil-etfDan Hassey: When people want something badly enough, generally they are willing to pay up to get it. Read more…

NYSE:USO, NYSE:XOP

Oasis Petroleum Inc., SandRidge Energy Inc., BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P., Energy XXI Ltd: Stocks With Triple-Digit Potential

February 4th, 2015

stock price surgeBillionaires Portfolio: This past Friday on CNBC, billionaire energy mogul T. Boone Pickens predicted that oil prices would be near $80 by the fourth quarter of this year. His oil prediction is based on the thesis that U.S. energy companies will drastically Read more…

NYSE:XLE

Energy ETFs In Focus As Oil Hits Q4 Profits

February 3rd, 2015

oil gasThe fourth-quarter results from the big U.S. oil companies like Exxon Mobil (XOM- Analyst Report), Chevron (CVX) and ConocoPhillips (COP) are now out. As expected, the oil price collapse took a toll on their profitability, prompting them to cut capital Read more…

NYSE:IYE, NYSE:VDE, NYSE:XLE

Crude Oil Prices: Despite The Change, The War Rolls On

February 3rd, 2015

oil etfsKent Moors: Last Friday, I appeared on CNBC‘s “Closing Bell” to discuss the new Saudi King Salman and his impact on crude oil prices. Read more…

NYSE:XLE

Oil’s Biggest Bounce Since OPEC’s Last Meeting

February 3rd, 2015

crudeoilTyler Durden: The bottom-callers are out in masses as crude oil prices head for the 3rd up-day in a row and the biggest bounce since OPEC’s last meeting. Read more…

NYSE:XLE

Commodities In Real Terms Aren’t Worth Any More Than They Were 142 Years Ago

January 29th, 2015

commoditiesIts asset allocation strategy is based on holding and rebalancing a portfolio of large cap stocks, small cap stocks, foreign stocks, high grade bonds, high yield bonds, inflation-adjusted Treasurys, real estate investment trust and mining shares. Since we debuted the portfolio 12 years ago, it has Read more…

NYSE:DJP

Why The Damage To The Economy Caused By The Oil Crash Is Going To Get Progressively Worse

January 27th, 2015

oilWe are really starting to see the price of oil weigh very heavily on the economy and on the stock market.  On Tuesday, the Dow was down 291 points, and the primary reason for the decline was disappointing corporate sales numbers.  Read more…

NYSE:UCO, NYSE:USO, NYSE:XLE

How To Short Oil With ETFs

January 22nd, 2015

short-oil-etfA respite to the oil price havoc has been wiped out with some forecasting a further drop in the days ahead. The commodity has been on a wild ride over the past six months, plunging about 60%. In fact, oil saw the biggest weekly decline last week since March 1986. Read more…

NYSE:DTO, NYSE:DWTI, NYSE:SCO, NYSE:SZO




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