Being value oriented, I like the opportunities that low commodity prices and a high dollar value present.
By Stephen Mauzy | May 1, 2015
There will always be a market for commodities. Commodities are the building blocks of everything, because everything originates from the earth.
By Rick Pendergraft | Feb 27, 2015
Gold, gold mining and silver are turning up on my bullish list, and Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF is showing a standout pattern.
By Greg Sushinsky | Jan 23, 2015
China's slowing economic growth affects the global economy, especially in commodities. Investors should stay focused on U.S. stocks.
By Andy Crowder | Aug 6, 2014
The hockey-loving, continent hog from directly above the U.S. has been quietly thriving for the last few decades. That’s right, Canada. As a Vermonter, I have the privilege of being border buddies with our brothers above. It gives me access to an array of beautiful cities and some of the most spectacular terrain the world [...]
By Andy Crowder | Jul 16, 2014
Time heals all wounds. Nuclear energy is back in vogue less than four years since the Fukushima power-plant disaster. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has loosened the country’s post-tsunami stance against nuclear energy, saying he would be open to having new nuclear reactors built. The Japanese government had previously vowed to shut down the country’s 50 [...]
By Lawrence Meyers | Jun 23, 2014
Some believe a massive correction is in the cards. Here are four hedging strategies to protect you and your investments. The stock market just seems to keep climbing, even as economic news remains tepid. With Q1 GDP coming in at -1%, Q1 retail sales cratering, and employment data suggesting times remain tough, some investors just [...]
By Tyler Laundon | May 29, 2014
For the first time in three years the U.S. economy has contracted. The Commerce Department had been looking for meager growth in Q1 of 0.1%. But this morning’s revision shows Q1 GDP of negative 1%. One wouldn’t expect the major indices to be up slightly on such a day. But the market has already adjusted [...]
By Tyler Laundon | May 20, 2014
One of the best oil companies in the world has seen its shares fall by 30% over the past two years. But its fortune may change in 2014, if just a few things can fall into place. The company is Tullow Oil (OTC:TUWOY). Most Americans have probably never even heard of it. The UK-based oil [...]
By Rick Pendergraft | Apr 16, 2014
I wrote about the United States Oil Fund (NYSE: USO) back on April 3, but the fund caught my attention again last night. Earlier this month I pointed out how the 50-day moving average had been a pivotal support level and that if it broke that support the USO could head down to as low [...]