Tag: commodity

Occidental Petroleum Could Return 10% Per Year From Today’s Starting Point

| October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Occidental Petroleum Could Return 10% Per Year From Today’s Starting Point

Peter Lynch is one of the best professional portfolio managers of all time. During his tenure as portfolio manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund between 1977 and 1990, his fund generated annual returns of 29.2%. To put this into perspective, a 29.2% annual return over 13 years would have turned a $10,000 investment into nearly […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About To Spike

| July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About To Spike

As the current stock market bull market starts to look long in the tooth, I have broadened my search for income investments that are not directly tied to company business results and share prices. Direct commodity exposure provides one way to diversify a portfolio that is loaded with dividend paying stocks. Yet, I want all […]

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Hedge Funds Are Buying Copper, Is Silver Next?

Hedge Funds Are Buying Copper, Is Silver Next?

The global growth story has experienced its ebbs and flows in 2018, but what appears to be clear is that U.S. growth is strong. The Fed is increasing interest rates to cap inflation and mitigate growth, as industrial metals prices test higher levels. Hedge funds have been piling into copper positions betting that stronger growth […]

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Buy This Commodity Set To Become More Precious Than Oil

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buy This Commodity Set To Become More Precious Than Oil

Opportunities to grow your wealth do not always occur in the technology sector, although it seems that way at times. Sometimes it is the most common and mundane parts of your life that will present a fabulous way to grow the value of your portfolio. One such example is something you and I take for […]

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5 Top Energy Stocks For $100-A-Barrel Oil

5 Top Energy Stocks For $100-A-Barrel Oil

Don’t miss out on the rally Oil prices are rallying, and the global glut of oil from 2014-2016 is finally wearing down. That means investment opportunities. Brent crude, the international benchmark, has exploded to over $79 a barrel for the first time in four years. But according to Bank of America, this is just the […]

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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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