Category: Commodities

Is Crude Oil Due For A Big Move?

July 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Is Crude Oil Due For A Big Move?

In options trading, a straddle is literally a sit-on-the-fence strategy. By purchasing a put and a call at the same strike (price of underlying commodity) for the same time period, an investor isn’t making a conventional directional bet; rather the investor is looking for a big move either up or down. The rub is that […]

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Why The World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

June 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Why The World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

There are always lessons that can be learned from the “smart money”. Unlike regular investors, billionaire money managers like Ray Dalio and Stan Druckenmiller are professional investors. They have entire institutional teams at their disposal, dive deep into the nuances and complexities of the market, and spend every waking moment of their lives thinking about […]

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Gold Will Be Priceless By 2020

May 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Gold Will Be Priceless By 2020

Over the next few years as debt, currencies, and countries start to fall apart, individuals will be looking to place their money where it will hold its value and buying power during times of extreme uncertainty. If you eliminate fiat currencies, which are created out of this air and are nothing more than a credit, […]

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The Case Against Gold

The Case Against Gold

Early last week, you may have seen Harry’s latest message about gold (and silver too). He’s got some pretty strong evidence that the metals are due to take a tumble. In fact, he said now would be a good time to drop any gold you’re still holding. “Get rid of it,” he said, and he […]

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This South Africa Gold Miner Just Launched A Never-Seen Strategy

April 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
This South Africa Gold Miner Just Launched A Never-Seen Strategy

Small-scale mining is a growing issue across Africa. With regulators in Ghana this week making their first moves to shut down artisanal operations — part of an emerging campaign against environmental damage. And in Africa’s top gold-producing nation, South Africa, things are getting even more serious. With one of the country’s top miners unveiling a […]

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3 Safe Haven Dividend Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

April 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Safe Haven Dividend Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

It might be time to trim some of the more risky stocks in your portfolio and start buying some stock “insurance”. Consider these three stocks that would do very well if the market declines.  Gold has long been the go-to safe haven investment during times of uncertainty. Things are looking quite uncertain right now. Insurance […]

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This Coming Development Could Trash The Platinum Cost Curve

April 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
This Coming Development Could Trash The Platinum Cost Curve

Upheaval going on in the platinum space right now. With big fluctuations in the South African rand threatening to take down prices across the platinum group metals complex. That trend kicked off when the South African government fired its finance minister last week. A move that caused an 11% fall in the rand against the […]

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An OPEC Deal Extension Isn’t As Simple As It Sounds

March 24, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
An OPEC Deal Extension Isn’t As Simple As It Sounds

It’s been six months now that oil prices have been reacting to OPEC, first to the possibility of an agreement, and then to the production cut deal itself, forged by OPEC to rebalance the market. The deal–initially aired as ‘an agreement to agree on a deal’ in September and signed at the end of November—will […]

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The 3 Best Oil Stocks To Buy For Retirement Investors

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
The 3 Best Oil Stocks To Buy For Retirement Investors

Oil stocks are not typically considered ideal stocks for retirement, but these stocks fit the bill Oil stocks might not normally be what you’d consider ideal stocks for retirement. Energy prices are notoriously volatile and cyclical, and those aren’t qualities you usually want to see in a retirement stock. I wouldn’t want the comfort of […]

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My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

February 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

With a new tax cut plan due to be out in weeks, Tim Plaehn shares his favorite income stock sector that will benefit the most from lower taxes. The three companies shared in this article will be able to boost dividends by a large amount if the proposed tax cuts go through. If you can […]

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