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

Merk Funds’ 2013 Gold Outlook

Jared Cummans: Merk Funds is one of the biggest names in the currency space, and their products have amassed a fair amount of assets as well as attention from the investing world. But the firm has also begun moving into the gold space by laying out plans for a physical gold ETF
NYSE:GLD

Platinum Coins: A Trillion Dollar Blunder

Jared Cummans: After the U.S. narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff as 2013 began, many had hoped that the debt ceiling issues would be resolved. But as of the open of 2013, the country stares at a debt pile of more than $16.4 trillion–higher than total GDP. This has led to all sorts of unconventional theories and schemes
NYSE:GLD January 10, 2013 5:07pm

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

iPath Debuts New MLP ETN (IMLP, AMJ, AMLP, KMP, EPD, OKS, AMU)

Jared Cummans: The MLP ETF space can add one more to its list, as the 12th fund made its debut on Friday. The iPath S&P MLP ETN (NYSEARCA:IMLP) hit the market and looks to compete with some of the biggest names in the space. The MLP sector has been one of the most talked about in recent years as paltry yields
NYSE:AMJ January 8, 2013 5:01pm

Ending QE Could End Gold’s Bull Run (GLD, DGLD, WITE)

Jared Cummans: Gold investors were dealt a muck hand last week as the Fed announced that they are eyeing an end to quantitative easing (QE) programs sometime in 2013. The precious metal has had an impressive run of 13 straight years of gains, but that may change this year. If the Fed were to abandon its QE policy
NYSE:DGLD

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

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

List of 18 New Commodity ETFs That Launched In 2012

Jared Cummans: This year marked somewhat of a slowdown for the ETF industry as only 174 new funds were brought to market; 2011 saw more than 300 fund introductions and 2010 saw over 200. But this could also just be a sign that
NYSE:RGRI January 1, 2013 4:53pm

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 Alternative Energy ETFs Of 2012 (PUW, PZD, GEX, KWT, PWND, PBW)

Jared Cummans: Alternative energy had another poor year, as these investments seem to fall by the wayside compared to fossil fuels. Though many agree that we need to shift our current energy consumption, it looks like new technologies
NASDAQ:PWND December 26, 2012 4:26pm

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

3 ETFs For The End Of The World (GLTR, ITA, TVIX)

Jared Cummans: This could be it, the beginning of the end. One of the most popular folklore tales in recent years, the world is scheduled to come to an end tomorrow, December 21, 2012. Many believers have prepared with emergency supplies and shelters, and Hollywood
NYSE:GLTR December 20, 2012 1:46pm

Gold ETF (GLD) vs. Silver ETF (SLV) 2012 In Review

Jared Cummans: Precious metals investors have been on a wild ride this year, as economies pulled back and forth and a number of major events had these metals all over the board. This year saw the announcement of QE3, QE4 and the re-election of president Barack Obama;
NYSE:GLD December 17, 2012 11:45am

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