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Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem For Real Gold

| October 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem For Real Gold

One of the best investing maxims ever from legendary investor Sir John Templeton is this: “People are always asking me where the outlook is good, but that’s the wrong question. The right question is: Where is the outlook most miserable?” Templeton would often also say, “invest at the point of maximum pessimism.” Maximum pessimism certainly […]

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5 ETFs That Let You Invest In Gold

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 ETFs That Let You Invest In Gold

Gold can be useful as a short-term hedge or a route to quick profits. Here are five ways to dive into the yellow metal. You’ll find no shortage of people who think you shouldn’t invest in gold. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) CEO and investment legend Warren Buffett famously slammed our love of the yellow metal in […]

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The 3 Best Energy ETFs To Play The Crash In Crude Oil

The 3 Best Energy ETFs To Play The Crash In Crude Oil

Don’t look now, but crude oil prices are collapsing Don’t look now, but crude oil prices are collapsing. After spending much of the back-half of 2016 rebounding from its recent decade lows, oil has reversed course — hard. The reason is that proposed production cuts haven’t exactly panned out. In the U.S., higher prices have […]

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3 Ways To Survive The Next Crash

3 Ways To Survive The Next Crash

There are plenty of misconceptions about investment systems. It’s an esoteric field, so I’m not surprised. Most on the outside tend to think of systems as mysterious, robot-driven, “black box” investment things. But the reality isn’t that mysterious or complicated. A systematic investment strategy starts with an idea… which turns into a hypothesis… which is then […]

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Investing In An Oil ETF

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Investing In An Oil ETF

Oil and stocks are moving in lockstep with one another.  And oil is the one in control. If oil prices go up, stocks follow.  If oil prices go down, stocks follow.  If oil has a rare calm day, stocks are flat as well. It has happened time and time again over the last several months. […]

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OPEC Oil Prices Hit Energy ETFs

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
OPEC Oil Prices Hit Energy ETFs

Last week, the members of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) met.  They decided to continue pumping oil at a record pace and let OPEC oil prices fall as the supply glut widens. The immediate reaction to the decision had a negative impact on oil prices.  The price of a barrel of WTIC crude oil […]

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Gold Miners ETF In Trouble As Gold Prices Fall

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Gold Miners ETF In Trouble As Gold Prices Fall

Gold prices are below $1,100 per ounce.  That’s a five-year low and right at the price from six years ago. Here’s what a chart of the round trip gold has taken over the last six years. Gold has lost much of its appeal as an investment.  Its status as a store of wealth benefited from […]

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Investing In Natural Gas ETFs? Start Here…

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Investing In Natural Gas ETFs?  Start Here…

Natural gas often plays second fiddle to oil in terms of the amount of attention investors pay to fossil fuel prices.  But that doesn’t mean investors can’t make money investing in natural gas or in stocks of companies that make money from natural gas. In fact, there are opportunities for long term investors as well […]

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ETFs With Freeport-McMoRan $FCX Exposure

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
ETFs With Freeport-McMoRan $FCX Exposure

Over the last month, Freeport-McMoRan $FCX is up 20%.  That makes it one of the top performing stocks in the S&P 500 during that time. ETFs with Freeport-McMoRan are a good way to get exposure to it and other stocks that are similar. FCX primarily explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, silver, and other minerals.  […]

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Investing In Copper ETFs? Start Here…

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Investing In Copper ETFs?  Start Here…

Doctor Copper, as the base metal copper is often called, is one indicator of economic and market health many investors pay close attention to. It’s called a doctor because it’s said to have a PHD in economics.  The price fluctuations in copper often predict turning points in the global economy and the stock market. In […]

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