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Commodities Archive

The commodities market is one area we’re taking a special interest in…

Commodities refer to the actual physical products traded through various exchanges, like corn, soybeans, coffee and gold. One huge benefit of trading commodities is that there are only about a dozen markets worthy of your attention at any given time. That means it’s easier to get to know each market’s behavior and seasonal tendencies.

Still, investors often avoid trading commodities, thinking the market is too complex. But as you’ll see in our research, commodities trading can be as simple as trading in the stock market. Only the profits can be much bigger.

August 2014

Price of Chocolate is Rising, Nuts or No Nuts

By - August 27, 2014

Cocoa and nut prices are on the rise and are straining confectioners’ bottom lines. Here are the main stocks affected.

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Is Aluminum the New Copper?

By - August 26, 2014

Copper is the industrial metals king, but high prices relative to aluminum have prompted a switch to the cheaper alternative.

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Is This Nuclear Power System Set for Disaster?

By - August 25, 2014

How do we prevent another Chernobyl or Fukushima? Russia says it has the answer… but it could pose more risk than reward.

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Why Your Morning Brew is About to Get Pricier

By - August 16, 2014

Coffee prices are rising, as supplies fall and consumption rises in coffee-producing nations. Here’s how to shield yourself.

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Skyrocketing Tiger Trade Blamed on Growing Asian Wealth

By - August 14, 2014

So what do the wealthy, Asian medicinal trade, and wildlife all have in common? The threat of extinction of tigers…

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The Well Runs Dry for Mining Industry

By - August 11, 2014

Water availability and treatment is a growing problem for the mining industry. The beneficiaries will be the water treatment firms.

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The Unlikely Driving Force Behind an Imminent Surge in Silver Prices

By - August 9, 2014

As solar power demand grows, so is demand for a key manufacturing component – silver. These investments will benefit.

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You Say “Pollution,” I Say “Palladium”

By - August 6, 2014

Palladium has hit a 13-year high on supply concerns… And now it appears that demand for the metal is also rising, thanks to China.

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Bulls on Alert as Sugar Comes Off Its High

By - August 4, 2014

After years of sugar surpluses, bad weather in Brazil and India has hit yields. Here’s how to play an imminent price rise.

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