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3 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Play On Gold Stocks

3 Of The Best ETFs To Buy For A Play On Gold Stocks

Gold stocks are rising again With a few tweets, gold stocks are looking a bit more golden these days. As President Trump announced that a trade deal with China was off the table for now and that tariffs would increase, investors have naturally gotten nervous. Volatility has spiked and markets saw some heavy losses over […]

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7 Energy ETFs That Could Be Running Out Of Fuel

7 Energy ETFs That Could Be Running Out Of Fuel

The sector is hot, but these energy ETFs could be vulnerable on the downside. Energy commodities, namely oil, are among this year’s best-performing commodities. Predictably, that scenario is proving beneficial for energy ETFs. After tumbling 18.20% last year, the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE), the largest energy ETF, is up 17.70% this year, underscoring the point that energy […]

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7 Precious Metals ETFs To Consider Now

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
7 Precious Metals ETFs To Consider Now

It has been a rough year for precious metals ETFs, but 2019 could bring fresh upside Rising U.S. interest rates and a strong dollar are among the factors plaguing precious metals exchange-traded funds (ETFs) this year. Gold and silver, the most widely followed precious metals, confirm as much. Among precious metals ETFs, the largest gold […]

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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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