Tag: commodities

Here’s Why You Need To Buy These 3 Metals Stocks Today

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Here’s Why You Need To Buy These 3 Metals Stocks Today

There is a battle going on in North Asia. And no, it’s not the war of words between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Instead, it’s the “war” being fought by China to finally tackle its chronic air, water, and land pollution. There has been a wave of environmental inspections that has led to […]

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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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Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Twenty-two radio interviews for the new book, 10 of them live. At this point, my voice is tired. So are gold sellers. Gold peaked at $1,934 in September of 2011 – the last major commodity to peak in the 30-year cycle that first peaked in mid-2008. Silver peaked in late April 2011, after retesting its […]

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Market Impact Of A Trump Presidency

November 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Market Impact Of A Trump Presidency

Donald Trump emerged as the winner last night of a hotly contested presidential campaign and will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, January 20, 2017. The transition to a Republican presidency and Trump’s rejection of politics as usual, which drew so many voters, naturally lead to questions about his […]

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Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

September 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

After a dismal first half of the year, investors have been getting wary of commodities.  After all, at one point gold was down 28% on the year, silver was down 40%, and a slew of other hard assets performed as if they simply weren’t needed anymore. My how times have changed… In just a few […]

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Are Commodities Ready To Plummet?

June 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Are Commodities Ready To Plummet?

No doubt about it, last month was rough for commodities.  Lean hogs, cattle, and natural gas were the only hard assets eeking out gains in May. The others?  Well, they weren’t so lucky. Take a look… As you can see, commodities encountered hefty losses over the past few weeks.  Gold and silver fell 6% and […]

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Are You Ready For Stagflation?

October 17, 2011 | By | Reply More
Are You Ready For Stagflation?

Stagflation… the very word strikes fear into the hearts of anyone who lived through the 1970s.  It conjures up images of low economic growth, surging inflation, sky high energy prices, and of course, crippling unemployment. Although I was just a young boy in the 1970s, I remember the effects of stagflation well. Unemployment hit my […]

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Lessons From Gordon Gekko

September 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
Lessons From Gordon Gekko

I can’t wait for this weekend.  I’m going to see the new Wall Street movie.  It’s the sequel to the 1987 classic starring Michael Douglas as corporate raider Gordon Gekko. The original Wall Street is one of my all time favorite films.  It’s also one of the main reasons I started studying the stock market […]

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Looking For Action? Check Out Wheat Futures

September 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
Looking For Action?  Check Out Wheat Futures

Have you seen wheat prices lately? Talk about a wild ride… I’ve never seen anything like it in more than 15 years of trading. Wheat futures prices are all over the place.  Huge swings are occurring on almost a daily basis.  In fact, wheat had one of its biggest daily gains ever in early August.  […]

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A Good Relationship Gone Bad…

March 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
A Good Relationship Gone Bad…

Sometimes relationships hold strong for the long haul… and sometimes good relationships take a turn for the worst. Like a budding romantic relationship, the relationship between the U.S. Dollar and commodities is complex. You see, the financial media (CNBC and the like) will tell you a rise in the dollar translates directly into cheaper commodity […]

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