Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Uscher’

Why Growth of ETFs Is Bad News For Gold Miners (GDX, GLD, GFI, ABX, AU)

March 27th, 2013

gold miner pickJeff Uscher: After more than a decade of merger mania, gold miners are now looking to spin off some of their acquisitions. Read more…


New Mini Options Launch To Bet On 5 High-Priced Stocks

March 25th, 2013

investingJeff Uscher: New mini options unveiled this week enable investors to bet on high-priced stocks for much less than the cost of a standard stock option. Read more…


The Changing Risk Profile Of High-Yield ETFs (HYG, JNK)

March 15th, 2013

yieldJeff Uscher: The U.S. Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE) and zero-interest-rate policies have had investors scrambling for yield for the past several years. Read more…


Don’t Ignore This Bullish Trend In Gold Prices: SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD)

March 12th, 2013

gold standardJeff Uscher: Gold prices have been languishing in recent weeks as investors have been drawn into riskier assets such as equities. Read more…


Will The Fed’s Bloated Balance Sheet Stoke Inflation? Bank of America Corp (BAC)

March 12th, 2013

federalreserveJeff Uscher: The market has been looking ahead to the inevitable end of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE) program with considerable apprehension. Read more…


Why Gold Is Still A Great Long-Term Investment: SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD)

March 10th, 2013

india-gold-etfJeff Uscher: There are a lot of moving parts to the gold story so let’s start with the biggest takeaway: Gold prices are facing only a temporary setback. Read more…


Why Can’t Junior Miners Raise Cash? Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Newmont Mining Corp, Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation

March 7th, 2013

handJeff Uscher: Junior miners, small mining companies still in the exploration or early production stages of mine development, are having an increasingly hard time raising sufficient funds to get their mines into production. Read more…


Bigger Dividends From Bank Stocks Ahead? Bank of America Corp, Wells Fargo & Co, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

March 7th, 2013

bankJeff Uscher: The U.S. Federal Reserve will announce results of its annual bank stress tests Thursday – which means higher dividend payouts could be on the way from a handful of U.S. banks. Read more…


What The Dow Jones Industrial Average’s New High Says About The Economy?

March 6th, 2013

economyJeff Uscher: Equity market cheerleaders got very excited about the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) hitting a new record high yesterday (Tuesday). Read more…


Whatever Happens To QE, ZIRP Remains: ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ETF

February 22nd, 2013

interest-ratesJeff Uscher: Equity markets around the world yesterday expressed their distaste for the possible end of the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE) policy. Read more…


Is A Bubble Brewing In Farmland? PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Market Vectors Agribusiness

February 19th, 2013

farmlandJeff Uscher: It’s little wonder that yield-starved pension funds and other investors are investing in farmland. Read more…


Platinum ETFs and Stocks Set To Soar? (PPLT, PALL, SWC, IMPUY)

February 18th, 2013

platinum-etfJeff Uscher: Platinum prices, which have been below gold prices since mid-2011, are once again higher than the yellow metal, and the spread’s widening. Read more…


Can Japan End Its Deflationary Spiral? (EWJ, TM, CAJ, HMC, SNE)

February 15th, 2013

japanJeff Uscher: Anyone invested in Japanese stocks took notice when the country’s minister of state for economic and fiscal policy, Akira Amari, said at a Yokohama meeting that he hopes the government takes steps to push shares of the Nikkei 225 up about 17% to 13,000. Read more…


Why Is Russia Buying More Gold Than Anyone Else?

February 14th, 2013

russiaJeff Uscher: Now we know what Russia has been doing all these years with all its oil mega-profits: investing in gold. Read more…


The Best Stocks To Buy As Global “Currency Wars” Begin (YCS, FXY, FXE, EUO, TM, PKX, SNY, SI)

February 14th, 2013

dollar etfJeff Uscher: Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s recent success in talking the yen lower against other currencies has increased fears over “currency wars.” Now investors are on the hunt for the best investments to profit from central bankers’ “race to the bottom” in 2013. Read more…


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