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Soft Commodity ETFs Get Crushed

November 10th, 2012

Jared Cummans: As markets prepare for another four years of Barack Obama, it is safe to say that trading has been anything but smooth. With most benchmarks Read more…

NYSE:BAL, NYSE:JJS, NYSE:JO, NYSE:NIB, NYSE:SGG

Cotton Futures Hit With Major Selling In April (BAL, MON)

April 11th, 2012

Jared Cummans: The final month of the quarter saw a fair amount of volatility as far as commodities are concerned. With a number of global factors combining, performances were spread across the board. Cotton, in particular, had a strong March, as futures prices gained as much as 3.8% over the four week period. Read more…

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Five Best Performing Commodity ETFs Over The Last 3 Years (UGA, USV, JJT, BAL, JJC)

March 19th, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak:  Its been more than four years since financial markets took their unprecedented nose dive, and yet some investors still cringe at the mere mention of the year that most wish they could forget. The crash of 2008 shook markets around globe, hammering  down prices in nearly every corner Read more…

NYSE:BAL, NYSE:JJC, NYSE:JJT, NYSE:UGA, NYSE:USV

Investor Guide: 50 Ways To Invest In Agriculture (MOO, DBA, JJG, CF, MON, CORN, POT, DE, MOS, ADM, AGU)

January 26th, 2012

Jared Cummans: The agriculture sector has long been a popular place for commodity trading. After all, it was with agricultural futures that commodity trading got its start. Farmers had originally used these contracts to help offset any losses in crop yields. Now, the agricultural space has blossomed into a Read more…

NYSE:CORN, NYSE:DBA, NYSE:JJG, NYSE:MOO

Commodity Investing: 3 Commodity Plays That Could Surge In 2012 (USO, UNG, XOM, DVN, MON, BAL, BNO)

December 28th, 2011

Jared Cummans: It’s no secret that most commodities had a rough 2011; even top performers like gold have not been without their blips. So when it comes time to examine your portfolio for the coming year, choosing the right commodity can be a tall order. First, it is important to note that no matter Read more…

NYSE:BAL, NYSE:BNO, NYSE:UNG, NYSE:USO

The Five (5) Worst Performing Commodity ETPs Of 2011 (UNG, NIB, JJM, BAL, GRU)

December 22nd, 2011

Jared Cummans: Statistics show that the vast majority of commodity investors come away actually losing money, this was especially true for 2011. This year was a rough one on commodities as global instability created volatile trading, resulting in most of this asset class losing money. But of course with Read more…

NYSE:BAL, NYSE:GRU, NYSE:JJM, NYSE:NIB, NYSE:UNG

Commodity Trading Trends: Soft Spot For Cotton Prices (BAL, MON)

December 14th, 2011

Jared Cummans: Cotton, the fluffy commodity, was one of the most talked about investments of 2010. With a number of factors combining, cotton prices spiked to historic highs last year and led to a number of investors jumping in on the trend, only to get burned when cotton tanked midway through 2011. Read more…

NYSE:BAL

Four Volatile ETFs For Active Traders (SLV, BAL, SPY, EWQ, SGG)

August 10th, 2011

As the ETF industry has continued to expand, now with 1,300+ products to choose from, investors now have more ways than ever to make a play on their favorite market, sector, or region. One of the biggest advantages of ETFs over their mutual fund counterparts is their abundant liquidity; they can Read more…

NYSE:BAL, NYSE:EWQ, NYSE:SGG, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY




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