USO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Where To Look For Commodities Gains In The Year Ahead

    February 12, 2014
    While the commodity super-cycle maybe slowing- or even dead- that doesn’t mean that natural resources shouldn’t be banished ...
  2. Market Having Second Thoughts on Tapering? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 27, 2013
    Markets seem to be hoping that the Tapering decision may not be so imminent after all.
  3. The Best Way To Invest In Energy Right Now

    February 7, 2013
    The world was shocked when the Brazilian energy corporation Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) announced in 2007 the discovery of a massive ...
  4. Pump Profits with This Gasoline ETF - ETF News And Commentary

    February 6, 2013
    As the economy is recovering gradually in 2013, economic activity has started to pick up across the country (read: Three ...
  5. Why the Gasoline ETF Is a Top Performer - ETF News And Commentary

    August 14, 2012
    Thanks to a relatively strong dollar and weak economic growth levels around the world, many energy commodities have been ...
  6. When Fed QE Goes Bust - Real Time Insight

    July 16, 2012
    I'll admit it. I've been a Keynesian. To me, pumping money into the economy, and monetizing debt through quantitiatve easing ...
  7. Where Are Inex Funds Now?

    June 19, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  8. Why Russia ETFs Are Not A Debt Crisis Safe Haven - ETF News And ...

    June 7, 2012
    As the European debt crisis has intensified in recent weeks and months, many investors have sought to exit the common currency ...
  9. Popular Commodity ETFs

    May 29, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  10. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    April 30, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  11. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    April 25, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  12. The Long-Term Play In Palm Oil

    April 5, 2012
    Often ignored palm oil is great way to play our planets continued natural resource demand.
  13. The Week Ahead: Don't Worry About China's Growth

    March 24, 2012
    Economic news from China last week overshadowed improving technicals for in many parts of the market, including the specific ...
  14. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    March 20, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  15. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    February 29, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed in 2012.
  16. The Week Ahead: Stocks Need Some Bad News

    January 30, 2012
    Markets are due for a bull-scaring correction that would open more opportunities, but until then investors should stick with ...
  17. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    January 30, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  18. The Week Ahead: The Path to Profits in 2012

    January 9, 2012
    The year has started off well, but some sectors and strategies have the potential to pay off even better in coming weeks. ...
  19. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    January 9, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed in 2011.
  20. The Week Ahead: Will the Grinch Steal Christmas?

    December 20, 2011
    The warning flags are up, and time is running out for a solid rally. Be careful, and watch these key indicators over the ...
  21. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    December 19, 2011
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  22. Big News For The Seaway Pipeline

    November 30, 2011
    Enbridge’s purchase and reversal of the Seaway pipeline could be big for WTI oil prices and U.S. energy investors.
  23. The Best ETF for Trading Energy

    August 3, 2011
    Popular ETFs like USO and XLE get most of the headlines, but the charts show that a lesser-known but highly liquid ETF ...
  24. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    June 16, 2011
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  25. May's ETF Winners and Losers

    June 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing ETFs from May 2011!
  26. 5 Commodity ETFs You Need To Know

    March 15, 2011
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  27. 7 Commodity ETFs To Know

    February 14, 2011
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  28. Index Funds: How Well Did They Do In 2010?

    January 7, 2011
    Many portfolio have index funds as their core holdings. Check out how well they performed in 2010.
  29. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    December 13, 2010
    The recent recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  30. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    November 8, 2010
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  31. 3 Offshore Oil Plays That Pay

    September 2, 2010
    These foreign-based oil companies offer great fundamentals and strong yields for value-conscious investors.
  32. Energy Companies Flying

    August 6, 2010
    Based on the last three months' numbers, the oil and gas industry hasn't been looking too great.
  33. The World Of Commodities Outside Energy And Gold

    June 22, 2010
    Commodities are quickly becoming a more important part of investors' overall portfolios, but most allocation is spread among ...
  34. Three ETFs Looking For A Bounce

    May 19, 2010
    With the falling euro, and oil and steel industries, some ETFs have been beaten down and are looking for a comeback.
  35. Diversifying With Commodity ETFs

    March 23, 2010
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  36. 4 ETFs With Exciting Potential

    February 25, 2010
    If these ETFs can maintain their positive momentum through March, they'll provide great opportunities for investors.
  37. Use Equity ETFs To Avoid The CFTC Hassle

    November 4, 2009
    Use these equity ETFs to gain natural resource exposure.
  38. 3 Allocation Strategies To Realign Your Portfolio

    October 23, 2009
    Protect your investments from the looming inflation of the U.S. dollar.
  39. $2 Natural Gas?

    August 24, 2009
    Oil and natural gas have parted ways, and it doesn't look like natural gas will be recovering in the near future.
  40. Playing Weakness in the Dollar with ETF's

    August 4, 2009
    Playing Weakness in the Dollar with ETF's
  41. Will Curbs On Futures Hurt ETFs?

    July 14, 2009
    The CFTC has indicated it will try to limit positions in commodity futures markets to reign in speculators.
  42. Earnings That Will Keep The Market Guessing

    July 8, 2009
    As U.S. companies report their Q2 earnings, investors are waiting to get a preview of where the market will go from here.
  43. Chilly Reception For Iraqi Oil Contracts

    July 7, 2009
    Iraq's oil contacts auction is meant to be a catalyst to increase its production over the next half-decade.
  44. Looking Ahead To The Second Half

    June 30, 2009
    Some stocks to watch for the second half of 2009.
  45. Winning Oil ETFs

    June 10, 2009
    Which Oil ETF has been the best at capturing the upswing in crude oil prices?
  46. Natural Gas Rising From The Ashes

    May 18, 2009
    The natural gas market is showing signs of a bottom. Is now the right time to buy in?
  47. A Victory For Clean Energy

    April 27, 2009
    EPA findings on CO2 emissions adds a sense of urgency for those looking to invest in clean technology.
  48. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    April 7, 2009
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  49. Pension Funds Embrace Commodities

    November 20, 2008
    Learn how to use the California Public Employees' Retirement System to guide your investing in commodities.
  50. 5 Active Stocks To Watch On October 3

    October 3, 2008
    With economic woes spilling into agriculture, we look at the heavy volume seen in seed producer Syngenta AG.
  51. Don't Fall With The Dollar

    March 7, 2008
    With the Fed set to continue lowering rates, the dollar is still at risk. We examine several ETFs to hedge the effects.
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