MOS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Dreyfus's Highest Performing Mutual Funds Since Inception (DOSIX)

    May 26, 2016
    Learn more about one of Dreyfus' best performing funds, the Dreyfus Opportunistic U.S. Stock I Fund and how it has performed ...
  2. BHP Billiton Cuts Back on Another Commodity

    March 15, 2016
    BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP) has built up operations that span the gamut of natural resources -- iron ore, petroleum, copper, ...
  3. The Industry Handbook: The Agriculture Industry (COW, LSTK)

    March 10, 2016
    Learn about the major lines of businesses involved in the agriculture industry and why this industry as a whole may be the ...
  4. The Top 5 Large-Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016

    December 14, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap basic materials stocks expected to grow in 2016, with summaries of each company and the rational ...
  5. PotashCorp Withdraws Offer for K+S

    October 6, 2015
    Investors in German fertilizer producer K+S aren't going to be happy with management now that PotashCorp of Saskatchewan ...
  6. How To Invest In Farming Without Owning a Farm

    September 16, 2015
    Investors have a number of ways to get exposure to the agriculture and farming sector besides actually having to buy a farm.
  7. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Agriculture (DBA, MOO)

    August 3, 2015
    Learn about some the best available exchange-traded funds for profiting from exposure to the agricultural sector through ...
  8. PotashCorp Gives K+S Nothing New to Talk About

    July 27, 2015
    PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) really needs to sweeten the pot if it wants to bring German rival K+S to the negotiating table. The ...
  9. Is This Why PotashCorp Really Wants to Buy K+S?

    July 13, 2015
    The $8.7 billion takeover bid by PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) for German rival K+S may not just be an effort to use the depressed ...
  10. The 3 Key Numbers PotashCorp Investors Must Know

    May 28, 2015
    The fertilizer industry has run both hot and cold over the years, and PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) has been at the forefront of ...
  11. How PotashCorp Aims to Profit From a Hungry China (MOS, POT)

    April 9, 2015
    A couple of years ago, shares of fertilizer giant Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) suffered a huge decline when ...
  12. Are These 3 Agriculture Stocks Headed Higher?

    February 19, 2015
    Strong momentum across the agriculture sector is causing many traders to take a closer look at farming chemicals via the ...
  13. This Turnaround Play Could Double Traders' Money In 10 Months

    March 26, 2014
    Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS) fell from grace in 2013 thanks to the breakup of the Uralkali/Belaruskali potash cartel and plummeting ...
  14. Chart Says This Stock Is About To Break Out

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  15. Chart Says This Stock Is Gearing Up For A Breakout

    March 11, 2014
    Agricultural nutrients producer Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) popped back on my radar earlier this week as many of its competitors ...
  16. A Huge Opportunity In Fertilizer Stocks

    August 7, 2013
    While the Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) cartel’s break-up shook the entire fertilizer industry, the long term picture is ...
  17. Yara Built To Last, But Looking At A Downturn In The Cycle

    July 15, 2013
    Yara is an excellent company, but facing a potentially significant decline in prices and margins.
  18. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Mosaic, Making Big Moves on ...

    January 4, 2013
    The Nasdaq has slipped 0.4%, the S&P 500 has risen 0.2% and the Dow is unchanged so far today. The basic materials sector ...
  19. The Fertile Play In Fertilizer

    December 13, 2012
    Adding the agriculture sector to a portfolio is a prudent move and now could be a great time to do just that.
  20. Seek Commodities to Hedge Against Inflation

    June 29, 2012
    As the U.S. Treasury continues to print money, inflation seems imminent. Commodity stocks can help protect your cash value.
  21. Commodity Stocks For Inflation Protection

    June 29, 2012
    As the U.S. Treasury continues to print money, inflation seems imminent. Commodity stocks can help protect your cash value.
  22. Basic Materials Stocks Making Big Moves on June 27, 2012

    June 27, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading up 0.7%, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.7% and the Dow has increased 0.6% on a good day for the market ...
  23. Big Value In Fertilizer

    May 1, 2012
    The fertilizer sector will continue to see great gains as the world requires greater crop yields from less arable land.
  24. U.S. Stocks: Why America Is Recovering From The Debt Bust Faster ...

    January 24, 2012
    Private debt levels are helping America see a faster recovery from debt than Eurpoe is experiencing.
  25. Does CSX Have The Most Levers To Pull In 2012?

    January 18, 2012
    CSX has all of the perks of U.S. rail and a few extra as well.
  26. Can Investors Grow Wealth With Mosaic?

    January 6, 2012
    Mosaic is looking for crop prices to feed stronger fertilizer demand.
  27. Fertilizer Industry Will Yield Super Gains

    January 3, 2012
    Good economy or bad, the world will need more food, and, thus, more fertilizer.
  28. 2011 Look Back At Agriculture

    December 26, 2011
    Mediocre performance from agricultural stocks in 2011 will likely not be repeated in 2012.
  29. Blue Chips Still Cheap

    November 15, 2011
    Today's blue chips are stocks you can keep for years and be comfortable your portfolio will appreciate.
  30. Farming Profits

    October 17, 2011
    Food production is a guaranteed winner as population and consumption increase. Agricultural related stock valuations should ...
  31. Don't Dismiss Fertilizer

    October 6, 2011
    No matter how hard times get in this economy, society needs food and food needs fertilizer. This demand is helping to keep ...
  32. Investing In The Overlooked SMid-Cap Space

    July 19, 2011
    Blending the best attributes of both small- and mid-cap stocks, the often-ignored SMid-cap space could be an investing sweet ...
  33. A Lot To Like About Fertilizer Companies

    July 4, 2011
    Agriculture stocks are long-term plays that are becoming more attractive during the market selloff.
  34. Higher Fertilizer Prices On The Horizon

    June 16, 2011
    As world populations continue to grow, the need for more food will grow as well. For investors, adding the backbone of the ...
  35. Potash Profits Growing Like A Weed

    May 3, 2011
    As the largest company in the space and largest producer of the most valuable nutrient potash,, PotashCorp is well suited ...
  36. Cargill To Dispose Of Mosaic

    January 20, 2011
    Cargill's divestiture of Mosaic has absolutely no effect on the economic value of Mosaic.
  37. CF Industries Looks Ahead

    November 8, 2010
    Despite the rally in fertilizer company share prices thus far in 2010, fertilizer prices remain well below 2007-2008 levels.
  38. Investing In The Crop Report

    October 25, 2010
    The USDA crop report sent commodities higher; now's your chance to invest in the ETNs and stocks that benefitted from the ...
  39. Value Investing Congress Picks

    October 18, 2010
    With the influx of currency being added to the global financial system, it's no surprose that many value investors are favoring ...
  40. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Grow With

    October 15, 2010
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity.
  41. Pair Trades To Hedge Yourself

    September 1, 2010
    In these uncertain times, pair trades can provide some decent insulation for some portfolios.
  42. Mosaic Shares: The Price Is Right

    June 14, 2010
    The market pullback has made Mosaic shares look tempting, especially when combined with Mosaic's fertile future.
  43. Bargain Hunting In A Fully Valued Market

    May 6, 2010
    Even though the stock market averages are high there are still potential values out there.
  44. Ways To Play Fertilizer's Bright Future

    January 21, 2010
    With the expectation that fertilizer prices will head upward in 2010, expect shares in fertilizer companies to follow suit.
  45. Consider Puts Selling To Nibble Back In The Market

    September 25, 2009
    Only sell put options if you are 100% comfortable owning the stock. If that’s the case, then selling puts can lower your ...
  46. Options With Upside Potential

    August 28, 2009
    Here are a couple of options that might be the perfect thing for your portfolio.
  47. China Still Has Its Gems

    August 11, 2009
    China's debt-free, cash-rich businesses may no longer be trading at a bargain, but there are still some promising agriculture ...
  48. Today's Students, Tomorrow's Money Managers

    May 27, 2009
    Student Managed Investment Funds are fairly common in MBA programs today. And many of these students are beating the pros.
  49. Four Big Stocks And Their Little Secrets

    March 27, 2009
    We dig up dirt on four stocks that can only be found in the financial notes.
  50. Are Fertilizer Stocks Losing Their Stink?

    February 24, 2009
    Traders will keep an eye on the various fertilizer stocks because they could be getting ready to make a move toward various ...
  51. 5 Active Stocks To Watch On October 2

    October 2, 2008
    The liquidity crunch is creating opportunity for investors with an eye to the future. We explore Warren Buffett's GE stake.
  52. Oil/Fertilizer Two-Step At An End

    August 29, 2008
    Potash producers have sold off with the falling price of oil, but this correlation may soon come to its inevitable end.
  53. Monsanto's Double-Bottom Doubles The Fun

    April 8, 2008
    Sometimes a technical trend is so prominent it's impossible to ignore. Monsanto's double-bottom chart could point to a new ...
  54. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...
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