Commodities

Commodities: Stick To The Fundamentals, Beware Of Speculation

Oil prices are increasing the number of rigs, putting pressure on prices. Soros sold his gold, should you? Iron ore is hot, but waiting until winter might provide better purchasing opportunities. Introduction Yesterday we discussed how Treasury Inflation-Protection Securities (or TIPS) are a great protection during times of inflation. Today we are going to take a deeper… Read More »Commodities: Stick To The Fundamentals, Beware Of Speculation

Are Safe Havens Really That Safe?

Economic laws can’t be muted forever, and in the end always get their due, therefore it is good to look at other options to de-risk your portfolio. Gold is too volatile to be considered a safe haven. Diversification should be the best option to avoid losing everything in a market downturn. Introduction Economics is pretty… Read More »Are Safe Havens Really That Safe?

Will A Bet On Commodities Pay Now?

Iron ore prices are falling as supply continues to grow, while copper and zinc prices show signs of supply gaps forming. Low exploration and discoveries indicate that metals will be winners again in the future. The possibility of future inflation increases the appeal of commodities. Introduction Diversification is the ultimate protection against various economic factors,… Read More »Will A Bet On Commodities Pay Now?

This Commodity May Have Reached Its Bottom. Find Out What It Is In Today’s Article.

Fertilizer prices have been declining alongside food prices, but food prices are picking up. Fundamentals give downside protection with some risk coming from short term earnings. The long term outlook is positive with balanced markets and demand growth. Introduction In agriculture and horticulture, potash is the common term for nutrient forms of the element potassium… Read More »This Commodity May Have Reached Its Bottom. Find Out What It Is In Today’s Article.

BREXIT Aftermath: Where to Look for Returns & What to Avoid Now

The U.S. and Europe are overvalued, especially seeing the current political situation and economic fragility. What’s about to hit Europe and the U.S. already hit emerging markets in 2015. There are opportunities in emerging markets now, but where? Bonds seem the riskiest asset of all with no yield and huge potential downside. Introduction After last… Read More »BREXIT Aftermath: Where to Look for Returns & What to Avoid Now

How to Prepare Your Portfolio For The Next Recession or Stock Market Crash

The risks of a slowdown are higher than the upside. Fundamental trends are negative in advanced economies while emerging markets show higher growth rates and are cheaper. It is important to create a diversified portfolio with uncorrelated assets. Introduction In an environment where it seems maximum potential for the U.S. economy has been reached, the… Read More »How to Prepare Your Portfolio For The Next Recession or Stock Market Crash

Big Returns on Silver Could Be at the Finish Line, But Are You In for the Wild Ride?

Silver is both a precious metal and a commodity, which makes it a very interesting investment. Silver prices jumped 26% year to date and the market has been in a deficit for 3 years. In the long term, silver will continue to be very volatile but might present excellent investment opportunities for brave investors. Introduction… Read More »Big Returns on Silver Could Be at the Finish Line, But Are You In for the Wild Ride?