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Food Prices Continue To Surge

July 18th, 2014

inflationThe basic necessities in life just keep getting more expensive.  On Tuesday, Hershey (NYSE:HSY) announced that the price of all of their chocolate bars is going to go up by about 8 percent.  That is particularly distressing to me, because I am known to love chocolate.  Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:MOO

Time To Buy The Wheat ETF?

May 28th, 2014

wheatFollowing a lackluster 2013, agricultural commodities such as wheat have enjoyed a smooth ride this year on chilly weather and drought conditions in the U.S. Southern Plains. Fears of export limitations from Ukraine, one of the largest exporters of wheat, Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:WEAT

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…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:GCC, NYSE:USCI

3 Low Correlated ETFs Surging In Shaky Markets

May 4th, 2014

etfs etfsNeena Mishra: The S&P 500 index managed to close last week with a small gain as slightly better-than-expected earnings, dovish comments from the Fed Chairwoman and strong retail sales numbers Read more…

NYSE:AMJ, NYSE:DBA, NYSE:PALL

Food Prices Expected To Surge By The End Of This Decade

April 18th, 2014

food pricesDo you think that the price of food is high now?  Just wait.  If current trends continue, many of the most common food items that Americans buy will cost more than twice as much by the end of this decade.  Global demand for food continues to rise steadily Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:MOO

Beef Up Your Portfolio With These Livestock ETFs

April 17th, 2014

Agriculture ETF2014 has so far been pretty sluggish for stock markets. Apart from occasionally hitting multi-year highs, the broader market indexes like the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq were mostly flat or slipped into the red. High beta-pain and momentum meltdown Read more…

NYSE:COW, NYSE:LSTK, NYSE:UBC

Factors That Will Drive Grain Prices Higher

April 1st, 2014

grain pricesGarrett Baldwin: Ukraine is Europe’s most important actor in agriculture. And the Russian standoff over the Crimean region is creating a number of concerns for Europe’s breadbasket. Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:RJA

Best Sectors To Put Money In Right Now

March 17th, 2014

bullish buyPeter Krauth: Markets clearly move in cycles, and commodities are no exception. Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ

4 Agricultural ETFs Soaring In 2014

March 14th, 2014

Agriculture ETFAlthough the markets have been pretty choppy lately, we have seen strength in one segment of the investing world; commodities. Several natural resources have surged in recent trading, led by some soaring products in the agricultural commodity world. Read more…

NYSE:COW, NYSE:DBA, NYSE:WEAT

Why Food Prices Are Going To Start Soaring

February 18th, 2014

food pricesDid you know that the U.S. state that produces the most vegetables is going through the worst drought it has ever experienced and that the size of the total U.S. cattle herd is now the smallest that it has been since 1951?  Just the other day, a CBS News article boldly Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:MOO

Watch The U.S. Dollar For A Sign On The Direction Of Commodities

February 11th, 2014

commoditiesDouglas Davenport: The investment community was anxiously awaiting Friday’s employment report. Would it show a pickup in hiring in January, making December’s abysmal numbers seem like an aberration? Or would it confirm a pattern Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:MOO, NYSE:USO

Time To Buy The Agriculture ETF?

February 6th, 2014

buy-and-holdMorpheus Trading: Agriculture ETFs are heating up, led by an explosive move in Coffee (NYSEARCA:JO), while Cocoa (NYSEARCA:NIB) is at new 52-week highs after several weeks of basing action (though it doesn’t trade much volume). Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:JO, NYSE:UNG

Coffee ETFs Soar On Brazil Drought Concerns

February 4th, 2014

coffeeIn 2013, commodity investments were quite poor across the board. Speculation of a stronger dollar—and a heavy preference for equity investments thanks to surging markets—led many to abandon natural resource picks for the time being. Read more…

NYSE:CAFE, NYSE:DBA, NYSE:JO

3 Commodity ETFs To Watch In 2014

December 27th, 2013

etfs2013 wasn’t particularly good for commodity investing as the dollar gained more strength compared to several currencies, and stock markets kept hitting new highs day in, day out. Despite this, some agricultural-based products turned around Read more…

NYSE:CANE, NYSE:CHOC, NYSE:DBA, NYSE:LSTK, NYSE:NIB

Two ETNs To Play Soaring Cocoa Prices

October 28th, 2013

cocoa beansCommodity trading has been choppy this year on weak macro fundamentals and sluggish global trends in broad categories. Yet, one commodity in the soft commodities space – cocoa – is enjoying soaring prices and has been among the top performers Read more…

NYSE:CHOC, NYSE:DBA, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:NIB




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