Declining Commodity Prices Ahead With Weak Global Economy [PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund(ETF)]

Economy recessionGeorge Leong: Oil may be holding above $40.00 per barrel, but investors shouldn’t get too comfortable. The chart foreshadows oil prices could falter and maybe even drop below $40.00.
NYSE:DBC January 21, 2015 1:49pm

The Cost Of Sidelining Your Capital [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund(ETF)]

investDavid Fabian: In the waning stages of 2014, investors are starting to look closely at their returns and analyzing the pros and cons of their portfolio decisions this year. Overall the gains have been solid across the board for stocks
NYSE:BND November 26, 2014 6:05pm

Just Because A Sector Is Down Does Not Mean Its Cheap

housingupdownIf the Dow Jones Industrial Average(INDEXDJX:.DJI) were to suddenly shed 6,000 points and was about 30% cheaper than it is today, it’s safe to say that a lot of investors would be taking a very close look and eyeing it as a cheap
NYSE:DBC January 8, 2014 3:51pm

Two ETNs To Play Soaring Cocoa Prices

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
NYSE:CHOC October 28, 2013 3:32pm

The New First Trust Actively Managed Commodity ETF (FTGC) In Focus

first-trust-portfoliosFirst Trust is probably best known for its lineup of AlphaDEX funds which seek to pick better stocks in a variety of countries or sectors. This ‘smart indexing’ approach has long been
NASDAQ:FTGC October 27, 2013 11:10pm

Why Investors Should Consider The Tin ETF

tinSeptember was a pretty rough month for commodities across the board. A partial government shutdown as well as concerns over raising the debt ceiling continued to put pressure on this corner of investing.
NYSE:DBB October 14, 2013 10:44am

A Closer Look At The New iShares Commodity ETF

isharesiShares, the world’s largest provider of ETFs, is fast approaching 300 total funds in the U.S. market. This is largely thanks to the firm’s solid product development pace in the second and third quarters, as the company has launched a series
NYSE:DBC August 15, 2013 4:17pm

2013: Breakout Or Comeuppance? (GGE, DBC, XLP, XLI, VEU, MRK, PFE, KO, JNJ, CVS, MO, WMT, PEP)

wall-street-etfJoseph L. Shaefer: I believe the answer to the question posed will most likely be: "Both." No one has a functioning crystal ball, but my best guess - among the thousands of predictions being offered by all and sundry - is that we will climb a Wall of Worry so convincingly that many will assume
NYSE:DBC February 1, 2013 1:54pm

Get Your Hands On Precious Metals and Natural Resources Before The Masses

gold silver metalsJeb Handwerger: Despite current weakness in gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) around the $1650 area we expect a turnaround in gold with a new leg up to $1800 area and eventual breakout at $2000 in 2013. Taking inflation into account over the past forty years gold may have much further to go.
NYSE:GDX January 22, 2013 1:48pm

Best Commodity Trades From Jim Rogers, John Arnold, Jay Gould, Louis Bacon, & Paul Tudor Jones

Justin Kuepper: Warren Buffett, Jesse Livermore and Peter Lynch are household names around the world, but equity traders aren’t the only ones that have amassed fortunes. George Soros is well known for his billion-dollar bet on the
NYSE:DBC January 1, 2013 3:52pm

Speculating vs. Hedging With Futures Explained (SLV, GLD, UNG, DBC, USO)

Justin Kuepper: Futures markets originated as a way for producers to stabilize their income and/or raw material supply amid market fluctuations, but it soon grew into a way for speculators to bet on the direction of a given commodity.
NYSE:DBC December 26, 2012 10:56am

China, Japan Sparking A Rally In Uranium and Rare Earth Miners

Jeb Handwerger: For months, we have been highlighting to our readers that China’s economy is beginning to pick up which could positively influence commodity prices.  The fears of a slowdown were overblown.
NYSE:COPX December 19, 2012 12:51pm

13 High-Yielding Commodities For 2013

Aaron Levitt: As many individual investors have taken a cue from professional and institutional money managers, alternative investments have gone mainstream – and commodities lead the trend. Interest in this asset class has exploded as individual retail investors
NYSE:DBC December 18, 2012 11:44am

Commodities That Have Thrived Under President Barack Obama

Aaron Levitt: As an asset class, natural resources often get lumped together, falling under a single weighting in one’s investment portfolio. After all, the most popular approach
NYSE:CORN December 1, 2012 11:53am

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