Tag: investing in commodities

Construction In China Fuels Commodities Investing

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

2010 has been quite the year for commodities.  No doubt you’ve seen the various headlines about soaring gold prices.  You may have even seen how higher wheat and corn prices are impacting the price of groceries. From a big picture perspective, the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index ETN (DJP) is up almost 13% year to […]

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Weather And Commodities

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Harsh weather conditions appear to be commonplace this year.  In fact, 2010 is turning out to be a historic year for extreme weather conditions.  It’s been nothing short of biblical… floods, drought, hail – you name it, we’ve seen it. And generally, harsh weather isn’t a good thing… unless you’re investing in commodities. If you think […]

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Lessons From Gordon Gekko

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

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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What To Expect In 2010…

| January 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Last weekend I was sitting on my couch, flipping through a magazine.  I noticed an advertisement for a doctor’s office… for some reason it really caught my eye.  The top of the ad is a Norman Rockwell picture drawn for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. It’s called the “Tattoo Artist”. I laughed out […]

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Did You Grab These Gains?

| November 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Right now I’m thinking more about Thanksgiving than the markets.  I love the Thanksgiving holiday.  My family always hosts a big gathering. Last year my family, extended family, and friends numbered 38 people for the big feast.  This year it’s going to be more of the same. So many people attend we have tables everywhere.  […]

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