Gold Investment Trends: More Than Just The SPDR Gold ETF (GLD, IAU, SGOL, SLV)

Julian Murdoch:  World Gold Council reports strong investment interest in second quarter.  The World Gold Council tracks ETF flows, futures activity and the purchase of gold bars and coins, and reports on these investment trends each quarter. For the second quarter of 2011, gold investment
NYSE:GLD July 18, 2011 4:02pm

Middle East Oil Play: Stocks Or Futures? (USO, USL, XLE, XES, XOP, CPX, CRR, GPOR, SWN, XOM, CVX)

Unrest in the Middle East usually means supply-side problems for oil, and the current month-long conflict raging in Libya is no exception. 
NYSE:USL March 22, 2011 4:36pm

Where Will Copper Prices Go Next; Can It Recover? (DBB, CU, COPX, JJC)

Analysts have been bullish on copper for a while now—who wouldn't be, after last year's price rise of 31.44 percent? But 2011 may prove to be a different story. Year-to-date, copper prices have
NASDAQ:CU March 16, 2011 2:23pm

Platinum & Palladium: The New Normal? (PPLT, PALL)

In just over one year, the ETF Securities Platinum Trust (NYSE:PPLT) and Palladium Trust (NYSE:PALL) have swelled to $832.65 million and $932.66 million in assets under management
NYSE:PALL March 8, 2011 9:54am

Chris Cook: Brent Oil Market Is ‘Dysfunctional’ (USO, BNO, USL, OIL)

With the Brent-WTI spread hitting record highs, you have to wonder: Is crude oil still a fundamentally driven market? To separate the facts from the fluff, Hard Assets Investor reporter
NYSE:BNO March 4, 2011 6:25pm

Marcus Grubb: Gold Demand Driven By East/West Divide (GLD, GDX, GDXJ, SGOL, DGP, IAU, DZZ, GLL, DGZ)

As we covered yesterday, the nature of demand in the gold market is in flux. Emerging market consumers, not Western buyers, currently drive the bulk of jewelry and physical bullion
NYSE:DGP February 21, 2011 4:18pm

Gold Demand: A Market In Flux (GLD, GDX, GDXJ, SGOL, DGP, IAU, DZZ, GLL, DGZ)

Earlier today, the World Gold Council released its quarterly Gold Demand Trends report, the go-to source for industry data on consumption patterns for the yellow metal.
NYSE:DGP February 20, 2011 8:26pm

Gold: Investment Demand In Flux (GLD)

As gold prices skyrocketed last year, so too did investment demand, according to the World Gold Council's recent Gold Investment Digest.
NYSE:GLD February 1, 2011 12:35am

How To Play The High Brent-WTI Spread (USO, BNO)

We often talk about the difference between Brent and WTI crude oil on this site. But never has the difference seemed so stark as now.
NYSE:BNO January 25, 2011 3:01pm

How Likely Is $1500 Gold? (GLD, GDX, GDXJ)

Last week I looked at how the white metals (that is, silver, platinum and palladium) hadbeen performing. Now it’s time to turn our attention to gold, and what 2011 will bring.
NYSE:GDX January 4, 2011 2:12pm

The Why of White Metals: Silver, Platinum & Palladium in 2010 (PSLV, AGQ, SLV, SIVR, DBS, USV, PALL, PPLT, PTM, DBP, GLTR, WITE, PLTM, SIL)

Precious metals have had a heck of a year, even the non-gold metals. Especially those, in fact: As of December 23rd, silverprices had risen 73% for the year and platinumup 17%; palladium,
NASDAQ:PLTM December 27, 2010 11:34pm

Is Now The Right Time To Buy Natural Gas Stocks? (FCG, WCAT, UNG, UNL, CWEI, PRMRF, NOG, PETD, SWN)

Looks like those great gains we've seen in crude oil haven't translated to natural gas. In fact, natural gas will close out the year as one of 2010's biggest losers, because ample supply has continued to
NYSE:FCG December 20, 2010 5:56pm

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