Trading Secrets of Hedge Funds: How They Trade Stocks, ETFs, Commodities and Options

hedge-fundBillionairesPortfolio.com: I have been very pleased with the amount of feedback I have received from readers of this blog, and I thank you for all your comments. One of the things that I have noticed from the hundreds of emails I have received is that people want
NYSE:GLD April 11, 2013 1:23pm

Why Marc Faber Will Never Stop Buying Gold

Jared Cummans: Marc Faber, author of the famed “Gloom, Boom & Doom Report,” is a respected name in the investing world. If ever there was a perma-bear, it would be Faber. He tends to focus on areas of the world that he sees problems in and allow that information to influence his investing decisions.
NYSE:GLD January 14, 2013 4:53pm

How To Profit From Record U.S. Oil Production (XLE, FRAK, DWTI, XOM, CVX, HAL, XOM)

Jared Cummans: Since the 2008 recession, U.S. oil production has come roaring back. As 2013 opened, the United States topped seven million barrels per day in production for the first time in nearly 20 years. This is largely thanks to a development in technologies like fracking as well as more pipelines
NYSE:DWTI January 11, 2013 5:25pm

Which Oil ETF Is Right For You? (OIL, USO, USL)

Daniela Pylypczak: Oil is arguably the most important commodity in the world today. The commodity and its derivatives make their way into essentially every application of modern life, from transportation and gasoline to plastics. Because of its vast applications, oil has also become
NYSE:OIL January 10, 2013 11:35am

Contango Report: Precious Metals, Natural Gas, Wheat

Jared Cummans: Contango for commodity traders is as inevitable a phenomenon as taxes; eventually you will come face-to-face with an upward sloping futures curve. In many cases, this simply presents an opportunity to make a play on the respective asset or possibly to re-position current holdings.
NYSE:SLV January 9, 2013 5:34pm

United States Natural Gas Fund Slumps Into 2013 (UNG)

Jared Cummans: It is no secret that natural gas has been on the losing end of markets the past few years, as it has been one of the worst-performing assets since the recession began. Many had hoped that the cooldown in the United States at the end of December would drum up demand and lower stockpiles,
NYSE:UNG January 7, 2013 6:49pm

A Brief, 2000 Year History Of Gold Prices (GLD, IAU, SLV, PHYS, SGOL, VALE)

Stephen Simpson: It really is no exaggeration to say that human beings have valued gold for as long as they’ve been able to get their hands on it. Burial sites going back to the 4thmillennium BC
NYSE:GLD January 6, 2013 12:12pm

Natural Gas ETFs Poised To Pop As Cold Temperatures Hit The U.S.?

Jared Cummans: This past year has been dominated by inclement weather that has left UNG reeling; natural gas futures have been all across the board. Despite making an impressive 70% run during the summer, this commodity still managed to end the year with losses topping 20%. With this past year set to be one of the warmest (if not the warmest) in U.S. history, it should come as no surprise to see the
NYSE:FCG January 2, 2013 12:43pm

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

The Five Best Commodities of 2012 (CORN, PPLT, SOYB, UGA, WOOD)

Jared Cummans: Another year has come to an end, and another 12-month stretch of frantic commodity trading can go in the books. As is par for the course, this year saw a number of big movers throughout the space, as these assets
NASDAQ:WOOD December 28, 2012 11:01am

The Best And Worst Energy ETFs Of 2012 (UGA, FUE, BNO, UNG, OIL, DBE)

Jared Cummans: The energy sector has been anything but stable this year, as commodities as a whole suffered at the hands of volatile trading. Crude oil prices surged all across the board while popular natural gas struggled to maintain
NYSE:BNO December 26, 2012 11:19am

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

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

A Deeper Look At Brazil’s Commodity Industry

Stephen Simpson: Due to better governance practices and a commodity boom, Brazil’s economy has enjoyed incredible growth over the past 20 years. Brazil is now the largest economy
NYSE:BRAZ December 15, 2012 11:41am

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