Russian Food Import Ban Takes A Bite Out Of Agricultural ETFs [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund]

Agriculture ETFAs Russia appears in no mood to end its military move or support to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the situation turned even worse with the U.S. and European Union imposing harsher sanctions against the country.
NYSE:COW August 8, 2014 4:28pm

Food Prices Continue To Surge [Hershey Co, The J.M. Smucker Company, PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund]

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. 
NYSE:DBA July 18, 2014 12:34pm

Time To Buy The Wheat ETF? [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Teucrium Wheat Fund]

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,
NYSE:DBA May 28, 2014 4:36pm

Why Investors Should Buy Commodity ETFs Now [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund]

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
NYSE:DBA May 20, 2014 1:04pm

3 Low Correlated ETFs Surging In Shaky Markets [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, ETFS Physical Palladium Shares]

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
NYSE:AMJ May 4, 2014 8:04pm

Food Prices Expected To Surge By The End Of This Decade [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund]

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
NYSE:DBA April 18, 2014 10:59am

Beef Up Your Portfolio With These Livestock ETFs [iPath Dow Jones UBS Livestock Total Return Sub-Index ETN]

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
NYSE:COW April 17, 2014 4:58pm

Factors That Will Drive Grain Prices Higher [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Monsanto Company, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co, Syngenta AG (ADR)]

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.
NYSE:DBA April 1, 2014 3:51pm

Best Sectors To Put Money In Right Now [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF]

bullish buyPeter Krauth: Markets clearly move in cycles, and commodities are no exception.
NYSE:DBA March 17, 2014 12:42pm

4 Agricultural ETFs Soaring In 2014 [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, Teucrium Wheat Fund]

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.
NYSE:COW March 14, 2014 1:03pm

Why Food Prices Are Going To Start Soaring [Market Vectors Agribusiness (ETF), PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund]

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
NYSE:DBA February 18, 2014 4:20pm

Watch The U.S. Dollar For A Sign On The Direction Of Commodities [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, United States Oil Fund LP (ETF)]

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
NYSE:DBA February 11, 2014 1:42pm

Time To Buy The Agriculture ETF? [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund(NYSEARCA:DBA)]

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).
NYSE:DBA February 6, 2014 3:15pm

Coffee ETFs Soar On Brazil Drought Concerns [PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund]

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.
NYSE:CAFE February 4, 2014 5:05pm

3 Commodity ETFs To Watch In 2014

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
NYSE:CANE December 27, 2013 5:32pm

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