Tag: farmland

Investing In Farmland: Is Farmland In An Asset Bubble?

| December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Since 2000, U.S. farmland values are up 58% on an inflation adjusted basis… The surging farmland values caught the attention of FDIC chair Sheila Bair.  She said farmland could be the next asset bubble at risk of bursting. Her revelation isn’t surprising given the impressive gains and the recent history in the residential and commercial […]

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Boom Or Bust For Agribusiness Stocks?

| October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Have you noticed the second half of 2010 is shaping up to be a banner year for commodities… Yep, hard assets are rocketing higher.  And the US Dollar is plummeting. As a result, Ag stocks are growing faster than weeds! The Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) is a good proxy for Ag stocks.  It holds […]

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Don’t Settle For Gold When You Can Buy Dirt

| August 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Now, more than ever, you need Agriculture. Ag will always be near and dear to my heart.  The cornfields of Nebraska are a part of me.  It’s where I spent the first eighteen years of my life. It was during those years on the farm I developed my love of financial markets.  And I’ve been […]

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