Where’s The Beef? This COW Is The Way To Trade The Real Bull (COW, EWY, EWJ, CORN, NLR)

Richard Rittorno: U.S live cattle futures have been on a steady climb since hitting a 52-week low back on May 24, 2010 at $101.625.  Cattle futures have been sizzling for nine months now with price putting in a 52-week high of $126.375 last Wednesday.
NYSE:CORN January 30, 2012 5:01pm

Is Nuclear Power Safe Yet? (URA, EWJ, NLR, CCJ, FXI)

David Gillie: On March 11, 2011 an earthquake hit off the coast of Japan (NYSEArca:EWJ) and sent a tidal wave across the northern part of the island causing massive damage of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. A crisis of epic proportion hit this island nation—the only place on earth to have had two
NYSE:EWJ January 23, 2012 4:07pm

Euro Hits Lows, Swiss Franc Bounces: What Does That Mean For Commodities? (SLV, GLD, DBC, UUP, GDX)

Jeb Handwerger: Commodities In Characteristic Selloff
NYSE:DBC January 9, 2012 12:42pm

Riders On The Gold and Silver Storm (GDXJ, GLD, SLV, UUP, TLT, URA, DIA, SPY, GDX, SIL, NLR, REMX)

Jeb Handwerger: Those of us who are buyers and believers in the long term continuing secular rise in resource equities are going through a time of testing. The marketplace will present participants with years such as 2011.
NYSE:GDX December 22, 2011 5:11pm

Uranium Miners: A Once In A Lifetime Contrarian Opportunity (URA, EWG, EWJ, RIO, CCJ, UNG)

Jeb Handwerger: It has long been a guiding principle of Gold Stock Trades that requires constant reiteration. “To know how to wait is the great secret of success.” At one time in the history of the United States there were great Americans who had little education, but they were endowed with a native
NYSE:EWG December 13, 2011 11:18am

Playing The Nuclear ETF (NLR) As Over 200 New Nuclear Plants Are In The Works

"We continue to talk about a Commodity Surge in the uranium industry, which is sure to explode in the years ahead, based on the over 200 new nuclear plants in various stages of planning or
NYSE:NLR March 31, 2010 3:47pm

The ETF That Follows The Nuclear Industry Is About To Experience A Breakout

nuclear"The nuclear industry is about to experience a breakout, and it's going to be a major investment opportunity. Lately, I've been talking with people in the nuclear business, from uranium miners
ETF BASIC NEWS February 25, 2010 6:19pm

Flipping Nuclear Power Back On (ETFs: NUCL, NLR)

nuclearNuclear-power generation is experiencing a revival. While there hasn't been a new plant started since the Three Mile Island fiasco in 1979 (www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/aer/txt/ptb0901.html), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (www.nrc.gov) is currently processing applications for 26 new facilities, which amounts to only half the capacity needed for nuclear to continue meeting 20% of America's energy needs. Using Energy Information Administration's (www.eia.doe.gov) projections that U.S. electricity demand will grow 50% over the next 30 years, NRC Commissioner Kristine Svinicki figures that America will need the equivalent of 50 new 1,000-megawatt nuclear-power plants just to maintain the status quo (www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/commission/speeches/2009/s-09-008.html). More importantly for investors, while America has mixed feelings about this non-carbon-emitting energy source, other industrialized countries are stepping up their decades-old nuclear commitment; 75% of France's electricity is nuclear-generated. More than 60 new nuclear plants should come online overseas by 2015...... ......Despite being politically unpopular, nuclear utilities like Exelon could actually profit if a carbon-tax system is introduced, says Miller, and are lobbying Congress to get a cap-and-trade system that doesn't undermine their regulated monopolies. Besides the utilities mentioned, he likes American Electric Power (AEP) and Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), but is cool on Constellation Energy. Three nuclear-oriented exchange traded funds let investors spread risk across the uranium and nuclear-power industries. Morningstar's Justice and ELF Digest (www.etfdigest.com) Publisher David Fry favor Van Eck Associate's (www.vaneck.com) Market Vectors Nuclear Energy ETF (NLR). Justice notes that NLR has exploited "first-mover advantage" to capture about 15 times the assets of second mover Barclays' (http://us.ishares.com) iShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy (NUCL), thus offering investors a tighter bid/ask spread. Full Story: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB124182248204002189.html?mod=googlenews_barrons
ETF BASIC NEWS May 11, 2009 8:57am

Uranium Rises for a Second Week on Speculation About ETF Buying (NLR)

uraniumApril 27 (Bloomberg) -- Uranium rose 6 percent, advancing for a second straight week, on speculation about possible buying of the nuclear fuel by an exchange-traded fund. Uranium-oxide concentrate for immediate delivery climbed $2.50 to $44 a pound, Denver-based pricing service TradeTech LLC said in a report on April 24. Prices gained in the prior week for the first time in almost six months. “Short-term bullish momentum may come from one of the uranium ETFs possibly raising money to buy uranium in the spot market over the next three to six months,” Max Layton, an analyst at Macquarie Group Ltd. in London, said by telephone. Nufcor Uranium Ltd., located in St. Martin, Guernsey, and Vancouver-based Uranium Participation Corp. are the world’s only publicly traded investment holding companies that invest in the nuclear fuel, according to a March 4 report by brokerage firm Raymond James & Associates Inc. “We are still strong believers that the spot price will double from its lows over the next two to three years as the market moves into deficit on strong Chinese demand growth,” Macquarie said in a report. The bank predicted a “return of investors” as prices increase. Full Story: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601082&sid=aDvFGfT4ejbA&refer=canada
NYSE:NLR April 27, 2009 8:31am

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