What’s Driving Commodity Prices? (DBC)

From Invesco: The past few weeks have seen commodity prices experience some significant swings, with different commodities impacted by different factors. I find that investors have a lot of questions about commodities and what drives them — particularly given all the dramatic weather events over the past few weeks — so this week I’m going […]

Why Invest In Alternatives?

From Invesco: As highlighted in my previous blog, What are alternative investments, I’m embracing the spirit of summer school with a series of four blogs reviewing the basics of alternative investments.

Understanding Alternative Investments (DBC)

From Invesco: Most will agree that one of the least enjoyable summer traditions is summer school. I got a vivid reminder of this the other day when I put my youngest son on the bus for his summer classes, then had flashbacks to my own summer before 9th grade when I did the same thing. But […]

Weak Dollar Could Spark Big Commodities Rally (DBC)

From Invesco: While the dollar moved higher against global currencies in 2014 and 2015, headlines touting the dollar’s strength continued long after its price trend flattened out. Since then, the Federal Reserve adopted tighter monetary policy, leading many market prognosticators to predict a renewed rise in the US dollar. I was not among them.

Commodity Fundamentals Offer Hope Of A Speedy Recovery

From Invesco: 2017 has been challenging for commodities, which are down more than 9% on the year as of May 5, 2017.1 In the first week of May, commodity markets experienced heightened volatility in the wake of rising US crude oil output and expectations of a recovery in Libyan production. Copper and iron ore prices […]