SYT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Is the commodity super-cycle coming to an end?

    The Commodities “Super-Cycle” Is Still Well At Hand

    September 30, 2013
    After a decade of torrid growth, the natural resources sector has taken a bit of a break during the last year. This has given ...
  2. Monsanto Looks A Bit Vulnerable At Current Levels

    April 3, 2013
    Monsanto beat expectations, but they could have done better.
  3. Big Movers on the Basic Materials Sector Today, Including CLF

    July 26, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 1.1%, the S&P 500 increasing 1.3% and the Dow climbing 1.4%. The basic ...
  4. Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 23, 2012: SYT ...

    July 23, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 1.9%, the S&P 500 has declined 1.3% and the Dow has fallen 1.1%. ...
  5. Monsanto Has Bloomed, But Summer Won't Last Forever

    July 3, 2012
    Monsanto is thriving today, but the harvest can't last forever and long-term holders ought to go over the numbers carefully ...
  6. The Grains Thrive In The Hot Weather

    June 25, 2012
    With weather and supply problems facing the grains complex once again, this summer could see a repeat of higher prices. For ...
  7. Choosing An Agriculture ETF

    April 6, 2012
    Each of three ag-related ETFs offers exposure to specific areas the others do not.
  8. American Vanguard No Shrinking Violet

    March 8, 2012
    American Vanguard has good growth prospects, but needs a little more value.
  9. Can Investors Grow Wealth With Mosaic?

    January 6, 2012
    Mosaic is looking for crop prices to feed stronger fertilizer demand.
  10. How Green Are The Acres At Adecoagro?

    November 21, 2011
    Adecoagro's results are volatile, but the company owns valuable land.
  11. It's Time To Invest In Switzerland

    October 19, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  12. Time To Invest In Switzerland?

    September 26, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  13. When Times Are Tough, Should Investors Go Swiss?

    September 15, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  14. Bullish News For Agriculture

    August 16, 2011
    The recent USDA crop report highlights the long-term potential for ag-related equities.
  15. Grains Hit The Repeat Button

    May 26, 2011
    With weather and supply problems facing the grains complex once again, this quarter could be a repeat of higher prices.
  16. Sector Expectations Weigh Monsanto Down

    April 8, 2011
    Seed and agricultural giant Monsanto turned in a fairly good second quarter, but the market was looking for even more direction ...
  17. Corn: A Hot Play With Staying Power

    February 15, 2011
    Despite their grumbling, companies that rely on corn and wheat are likely to benefit greatly from rising prices.
  18. Big Gains In Grains

    December 10, 2010
    The recent weather and supply problems within the wheat sector highlight the need for adding agriculture to a portfolio. ...
  19. Monsanto Plants Seeds Of Growth

    October 8, 2010
    Monsanto posted weaker than expected fourth quarter earnings, and fiscal year earnings that were less than last year's.
  20. Getting Into Grains

    July 14, 2010
    While over the short term, grain pricing is affected by numerous factors such as weather; over the long term demand from ...
  21. Monsanto Earnings: Seeds Of Doubt Or Opportunity?

    July 6, 2010
    Monsanto earnings were hit hard by poor sales of its Roundup weed killer, as well as flat demand for its gentically altered ...
  22. The Upcoming Wheat Crisis

    July 2, 2009
    The U99 Fungus is playing havoc on wheat crops in Africa. If it spreads, there could be a real problem.
  23. Semiconductors Show Strength but Watch the Valuations

    January 31, 2006
    Taking a peek inside the semiconductor industry.
  24. 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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