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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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Best Crude Oil ETFs

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Crude Oil ETFs

The biggest story in the second half of 2014 was the dramatic drop in oil prices. As you can see, oil prices fell more than 50% during that time.  You can also see that crude oil ETFs have recently rebounded off their lows. The best crude oil ETF to own over the last year was the […]

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Investing In Oil ETFs? Start Here…

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Investing In Oil ETFs?  Start Here…

There have been fortunes made and lost investing in oil. And even if you don’t own an oil well, you’re probably aware of the fluctuations in oil prices… after all, you see the impact of oil prices every time you fill up your car with gas. And there’s an easy way to invest in or […]

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