Egypt has become the center of the news world over the last week, as a series of violent protests and intensifying calls for a regime change have left the future of one of Africa’s most populous
We’ve been talking about commodities so often in Smart Investing Daily that we’ve overlooked a key investment sector: commodity-based companies.
We’ve decided to foster a young Anatolian Shepherd we’re calling Simone. They are a big breed of dog, weighing in at about 100 pounds (Simone is 90 pounds, but with room to grow). They are flock
The price fluctuations in gold have panned out quite nearly how we thought they would. (Pun intended.) Last Thursday, I told you that I thought the correction in commodity prices —
Sometimes I just don’t know when to leave well enough alone, particularly when it involves that Holy Grailesque quest to cram every potentially relevant piece of data into one overcrowded
On Monday, I warned you that commodities could see a pullback in prices, and that’s exactly what happened. Gold opened at $1,421.10 on the first trading day of 2011, and proceeded to trade as low
Although rallies in other ags, such as corn and cotton, have often overshadowed the rise in soybean prices, investors in the humble bean have had a little extra something to celebrate this
Commodities have been in the limelight for much of 2010, as prices have surged all across the board. Perhaps the most notable commodity movement is that of gold, which is currently trading
Heavy rain in Australia and dry weather in the US are expected to take its toll on global grain production, pushing prices up and providing positive support to the iPath DJ-UBS Grains TR Sub
David Fry: In 2003, I interviewed a successful sponsor and had the temerity to offer some suggestions where some ETFs were needed. The response from this person was: “Look, we’re not
As I mentioned last month, the United States supplies the largest amount of the world’s most basic food staple: corn. Four of every 10 bushels the world consumes comes from the United States. So anytime the U.S. Department of Agriculture releases figures on the national corn crop, people pay
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Last week saw another string of active sessions in commodity markets, with precious metals continuing their climb higher and agricultural ETFs soaring on supply concerns around the world.
Broader indices rallied again this week with the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) up over 1.5% – very much buoyed by the prospects of a new round of Quantitative Easing following another lackluster jobs
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