Posts Tagged ‘commodity’

Why A Cheaper Yuan Is Putting Pressure On Oil Prices

August 12th, 2015

oil etfsKent Moors:  The People’s Bank of China just cut the value of the yuan 2%. Read more…


Copper, China And World Trade Are All Screaming That The Next Economic Crisis Is Here

July 23rd, 2015

copperIf you are looking for a “canary in a coal mine” type of warning for the entire global economy, you have a whole bunch to pick from right now.  “Dr. Copper” just hit a six year low, Morgan Stanley Read more…


One Natural Gas ETF Set To Surge From The LNG Trade

June 3rd, 2015

natural gasAlex McGuire:  Natural gas prices have been on the rebound this month. They’ve soared 13.6% since settling at a low of $2.57 per million British thermal units (BTUs) on April 27. Read more…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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