21 May 2013 at 10:47am
Insight on investing and markets to get you going.
- Commodities Snapshot (Bespoke)
by Bespoke Investment Group
18 Apr 2013 at 10:37am
by Bespoke Investment Group. Below we provide our trading range charts for ten of the most widely followed commodities. For each chart, the green shading represents between two standard deviations...
- How a Landslide Shifts Copper Supply
by Frank Holmes, US Global Investors
14 Apr 2013 at 6:46pm
April 12, 2013 How a Landslide Shifts Copper Supply By Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Global Investors The U.S. mining industry was dealt a devastating blow as Kennecott Utah ...
- Commodities on the Rise (Moyo)
by Dambisa Moyo, via Project Syndicate
22 Mar 2013 at 10:04am
by Dambisa Moyo, author, most recently, of Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World, via Project Syndicate SEOUL – The commodity super-cycle – in which commodity ...
- Why is China Holding All That Debt? (Aziz)
1 Feb 2013 at 8:45am
Via John Aziz of Azizonomics blog, What does it mean that China is making a lot of noise about the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary policy? Via Reuters: A senior Chinese official said on Friday tha...
- Are Fund Managers Getting Complacent About Risk?
by The Short Side of Long
31 Jan 2013 at 11:22am
by The Short Side of Long I have recently been quite busy with other matters and I am sure that my lack of presents has been noticed somewhat. However, my focus returns back towards the blog in Feb...
- Bill Gross: Investment Outlook (January 31, 2013)
by William Gross, PIMCO
31 Jan 2013 at 10:39am
This is the way the world ends… Not with a bang but a whimper. T.S. Eliot They say that time is money.* What they don’t say is that money may be running out of time. There may be a natural evolut...
- MIT’s Andrew Lo: How to Survive this Market and Prosper
by Consuelo Mack, WealthTrack
29 Jan 2013 at 11:03am
Financial Thought Leader, Andrew Lo, renowned professor of finance at MIT and hedge fund manager says the markets are more complex and challenging than ever before. He shares strategies to survive ...
- Energy and Natural Resources Market Radar (January 28, 2013)
by US Global Investors
27 Jan 2013 at 10:20pm
Energy and Natural Resources Market Radar (January 28, 2013) Strengths • Commodity-hungry China showed more signs of a strengthening economy this week with the HSBC flash PMI for January rising f...
- Will This Risk-On Period Last?
by Daniel J. Loewy, AllianceBernstein
21 Jan 2013 at 10:29am
by Daniel J. Loewy, AllianceBernstein Daniel J. Loewy and Brian T. Brugman The odds of the market staying in risk-on, risk-off mode are lower than they were a few months ago, in our view—but still ...
- Pettis: Nine Things to Watch in 2013
by Michael 'Mish' Shedlock, Global Economic Trends Analysis
21 Jan 2013 at 10:06am
Michael Pettis at China Financial Markets believes optimism regarding China and Europe is unwarranted. Via email, he states the case while giving nine key things to watch in 2013. The subtitles bel...
22 May 2013 at 12:31am
Up-To-The-Minute Roundtable Analysis on Commodities and Energy from SeekingAlpha.com, Globe and Mail Energy News,
- Dry Weather Will Pinch Wheat Production
by Chris Orr
21 May 2013 at 8:47pm
By Chris Orr:pBacked by an optimistic production forecast for Europe and the Black Sea region by the USDA earlier this month, WEAT continued its slide Tuesday ending the day down more than 1% at 18...
- Now, If Only Gas Prices Could Start Dropping
by Bespoke Investment Group
21 May 2013 at 6:49pm
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- Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline: Pros And Cons With The Simon Fraser Rep...
by Stephan Dube
21 May 2013 at 5:54pm
ByStephan Dube:pLast April, a report from Simon Fraser University provided the review of spille stimates for tanker, terminal and pipeline operations associated with the ENGP (Enbridge Northern Gat...
- Expanding Economy? Consider Adding Copper To Your Portfolio
by Christopher F. Davis
21 May 2013 at 3:12pm
ByChristopher F. Davis:pCopper has had a rough year, down about 20% in the last 52 weeks. Much of the weakness was from the belief that demand was non-existent and that supply would be greater than...
- And Gas Prices Roar Back
by Hale Stewart
21 May 2013 at 2:46pm
By Hale Stewart: p By New Deal Democrat /ppOne thing I hope I'm clear about when I discuss the oil choke collar is that I claim no special knowledge as to what will happen with energy prices in...
- Corn: Farmers Are In The Fields ... Where From Here?
by Matthew Bradbard
21 May 2013 at 12:09pm
By Matthew Bradbard: pNew crop corn futures are off 15% YTD and prices are 23% below their September 7th highs. I do not like picking bottoms, but I think we are close enough to wade into a bullish...
- Natural Gas Price Forecasts
by Commodity Market Intel
21 May 2013 at 10:53am
ByAdam Davidson:pBentek recently released some interesting data points which, I believe, illustrates one of the pivotal issues to take into consideration when forecasting natural gas prices. Specif...
- Oil Market Manipulation Reaches Absurd Levels
21 May 2013 at 10:35am
By EconMatters: p bMarkets amp; Manipulation: A long History/b /ppMost markets these days are manipulated to some extent, and this is nothing new if we look back through the history of financial...
- How The Energy Boom Keeps Going
by Kate Stalter
21 May 2013 at 9:31am
By Kate Stalter: pThe energy arena is rife with new opportunities, boosted by new technologies, and underpinned by the income potential, says bElliott Gue/b of Energy amp; Income Advisor./p pbNancy...
- 5 Commodity Stocks Moving On News
by Matthew Smith
21 May 2013 at 8:43am
By Matthew Smith:pMetals have taken their hit as of late while energy has led the way higher in the commodities space. We do find it interesting that many have written off copper and say that it is...
- The Short Side Of Major Integrated Oil And Gas
by Profit Fan
21 May 2013 at 8:41am
ByProfit Fan:pIn 2013 the basic materials sector has collectively gained only 0.9% while the other sectors have all at least gained 12.1%. In addition to a challenging macro environment, the compan...
- How Rigged Are The Markets? Libor, ISDAfix And Now The Oil Price...
21 May 2013 at 8:34am
By QFinance: p By Anthony Harrington /ppIt seems that news about the fixing of trillion dollar markets is becoming, well, rather routine. First there was Libor, then there was the announcement th...
- Farmland Values Increase By 20% In Plains States
by T. Marc Schober
21 May 2013 at 8:32am
By T. Marc Schober:pFor the third straight year, farmland prices in the Tenth Federal Reserve District have increased by double digits year over year, a record for this survey. Farmer income also r...
- Crop Progress: Corn Acres Planted Jumps To 71%
by T. Marc Schober
21 May 2013 at 2:15am
By T. Marc Schober:pImproved weather opened up a window for farmers to plant the 2013 crop, resulting in a 43% increase in week to week corn acres planted. Farmers in the Corn Belt will see increas...
- Farmland Values Increased 4% In First Quarter Of 2013
by T. Marc Schober
21 May 2013 at 1:36am
By T. Marc Schober:pThe value of good farmland increased 4% in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the fourth quarter of 2012, and year over year values have increased by 15%. Of the five states....