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As Oil Breaks Out, Here Are Some Ways To Play It

As Oil Breaks Out, Here Are Some Ways To Play It

Oil may be headed higher. Here’s how to profit. The price of oil has created many problems in the energy sector, and in other related sectors. Ever since the price collapse in 2015, energy stocks of all stripes have struggled. The big producers and explorers have not returned to their old highs. Oil services stocks […]

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This Is Why Cocoa’s Crash Was A Perfect Setup

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
This Is Why Cocoa’s Crash Was A Perfect Setup

Perfect from an Elliott wave perspective, that is The other day, I went paddle-boarding for the first time and was struck by a familiar feeling; one that comes from, of all things, speculating in the markets. See, when your board is in line with the current and the wind is at your back, the board […]

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How Silver Can Pay You Dividends

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
How Silver Can Pay You Dividends

Silver straddles the line between a precious metal and an expensive industrial commodity. The vast majority of gold (over 85%) is used for jewelry and bullion, which makes it rather immune to recessions.   Silver, on the other hand, while still used for jewelry and bullion, has industrial uses for its majority demand, so its price tends […]

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Predicting For Future Of Gold

Predicting For Future Of Gold

In an Unpredictable Market, the Future of Gold Remains Clear Even though the markets haven’t behaved logically of late, it would have seemed a slam dunk for gold to rise if Donald Trump won. After all, we faced uncertainty around his policies, rising inflation from infrastructure spending, and higher expected growth rates. But instead, gold […]

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How Commodities Performed In H1 2017

How Commodities Performed In H1 2017

If you’re looking for action, the commodities sector has traditionally been a good place to find it. With wild price swings, massive up-cycles, exciting resource discoveries, and extreme weather events all playing into things, there’s usually never a dull day in the sector. That being said, it’s hard to remember a more lackluster period for […]

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5 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are Melting Down

5 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are Melting Down

An official bear market in oil could send these energy stocks lower by as much as 35% Crude oil is getting smashed lower on Tuesday, with the United States Oil Fund LP (ETF) (NYSEARCA:USO) falling to levels not seen since February 2016. In turn, numerous oil and gas stocks are getting hammered into dangerous territory. […]

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$2.5B Bidding War Signal A Resurgence For Coal?

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
$2.5B Bidding War Signal A Resurgence For Coal?

The past year’s big run in coal prices is fading. With rates for benchmark products like Australian thermal recently sagging to $80/tonne — after a rise that took that commodity above $110/t in late 2016. But a massive M&A deal this week shows that coal is far from dead. With one of the world’s biggest […]

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4 Coal Stocks That Are In Danger, With Or Without Trump

4 Coal Stocks That Are In Danger, With Or Without Trump

Rhetoric and speculation alone won’t save coal stocks from their sharp decline True to his populist base, President Donald J. Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the climate change accord known as the Paris Agreement. The decision came as no surprise, as the Commander-in-Chief has previously blasted unfavorable deals made by the prior Obama administration. […]

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This Obscure Metal Soared 70%

This Obscure Metal Soared 70%

Cobalt is soaring in price lately, but why? Phew! I’m finally getting the chance to catch my breath after a crazy week. I moved on Wednesday — and while my life is still sectioned into cardboard containers that occupy every room like an invading box-shaped species, I’ve now cleared an obvious path to the front […]

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Commodities – Fill The Gap In Your Portfolio

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Commodities – Fill The Gap In Your Portfolio

I have only my father to blame. He was the one who introduced me to stocks, mutual funds and investing at a very young age. In fact, he was once interviewed for a newspaper article on parenting, and he admitted that he used to read to me from The Wall Street Journal to put me […]

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