Tag: commodity

Energy Not Adding Up

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Energy Not Adding Up

A barrel of oil, West Texas Intermediate, currently fetches $65 per barrel, that is a fairly decent price looking back over the past three years. Brent is closer to $70. Still a far cry from $100+ price prior to mid-2014 but also materially above the $30 trough of Q1 2016. Yet, the majority of energy […]

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Dump These 3 Steel Stocks As Tariffs Rip Up The Industry

| March 22, 2018 | 1 Comment
Dump These 3 Steel Stocks As Tariffs Rip Up The Industry

The imposition of a 25% tariff on imported steel by President Trump has certainly been a headline grabber. But it obscures the long-term problems faced by the U.S. steel industry. And it only addresses one side of the classic economic equation for any commodity – supply and the industry’s struggle against cheap imports. The share […]

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6 Concrete Reasons Why Smart Investors Own Gold

6 Concrete Reasons Why Smart Investors Own Gold

Gold has always been a smart, long term investment for investors. It hasn’t been until the housing bubble crushed the stock market and volatility started to become a daily occurrence when owning gold has become a common thing. But smart investors own gold. And for good reason. In fact, in this post, I highlight 6 […]

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$100 Oil In 2019?

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
$100 Oil In 2019?

The stock market is a dangerous place to be right now. Watching VIX spiked from 17 to 50+ then crashing back to 30 within two days can certainly cause a cardiac arrest or two. What’s even worse is that investors took this little dip as a buying opportunity throwing more good money at this deformed […]

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3 Energy Stocks To Buy For The Rest Of 2018

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
3 Energy Stocks To Buy For The Rest Of 2018

XOP, XOM and SLB are all begging to be bought into weakness The first week of 2018 provided gains galore for stock bulls. One of the emerging themes worthy of your attention is the potential for a commodity comeback, particularly in energy stocks. In contrast to virtually every other sector, oil stocks only just recently […]

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5 Reasons Gold Stocks Will Breakout In 2018

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
5 Reasons Gold Stocks Will Breakout In 2018

There are very few sellers left There were very few sellers left in January 2016 when the devastating “forever bear” was about to end. Six months later and a 150% rebound in the large caps and 200% rise in the juniors (GDXJ) provided sellers an opportunity. They drove the miners and juniors down by 40% […]

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Worse Than The 2008 Crisis?

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Worse Than The 2008 Crisis?

When it seems like all the odds are against you, and failure is your only option, which of these options do you choose: If at first you don’t succeed … you run as far away as possible. You hold on and keep trying until you succeed. If you’re like me, you opt for No. 2 […]

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3 Oil Stocks To Buy To Take Advantage Of The Commodities Rally

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Oil Stocks To Buy To Take Advantage Of The Commodities Rally

These oil stocks will help you take advantage of an improving commodities market With oil prices continuing to hover around new 52-week highs, increased investor interest in oil stocks and commodity-related businesses has spurred a search for value amid a sector that has seen valuations drop to lows not seen in quite some time. With investors fearing […]

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Gold $5,000

Gold $5,000

No. I’m not flip-flopping! As I told subscribers to our Boom & Bust monthly newsletter in November, I stand by my forecast that gold must still lose about 65% of its current value before we hit the bottom of this latest commodity cycle, around 2020 or 2023. And when the markets unravel, as they must, gold will […]

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Gold Hits Lowest Point In 9 Years

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gold Hits Lowest Point In 9 Years

This week, the World Gold Council announced that the third quarter demand for gold has hit its lowest point since the third quarter of 2009. The final reading was for 915 metric tons, as seen in this graph: This shockingly low worldwide gold demand largely stems from the low demand coming out of India, which has seen a meager […]

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