Commodities

  1. Are These the Golden Days for Gold?

    Given an environment of low and even negative yields, slow growth and potential signs ...
  2. These Commodities ETFs are Rallying (GLD, IAU)

    The commodities rally has driven these ETFs higher. Will it last?
  3. Global Junk Bond Defaults on the Rise

    Discover the reasons behind Moody's forecast for a record number of bankruptcies ...
  4. A Window of Opportunity for Emerging Market Assets

    This week’s chart shows why we are in a sweet spot for emerging market (EM) assets ...
  5. Are Low-Debt Oil Companies the Best Long-Haul ...

    Set on investing in oil for the long haul? Here's why companies with low debt may ...
  6. Can Saudi Arabia End its Oil Dependence?

    Will Saudi Arabia stay the course of diversifying its economy even if oil prices ...
  1. Gold Pulling Back After Powerful First Quarter ...

    A gold fund pullback to 115 could shake out weak hands and set up a low-risk buying ...
  2. Active Traders Continue to Bet Against Copper ...

    The charts of these copper-related assets suggest that prices are headed lower. How ...
  3. Play Multiple Markets With Commodity Tracking ...

    PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund offers broad-based commodity exposure, ...
  4. Active Traders Are Turning to Soft Commodities ...

    Based on the charts of these exchange traded notes now is the time to buy soft commodities ...
  5. These Commodities ETFs are Rallying (GLD, IAU)

    The commodities rally has driven these ETFs higher. Will it last?
  6. Gold and Silver Shining Once Again

    The price of gold and silver is slowly increasing, causing gold and silver stocks ...
  1. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded ...
  2. Guide To Oil And Gas Plays In North America

    Oil and gas shales in North America have been known for decades, but most investors ...
  3. Commodities Outlook For The Remainder Of 2012

    In examining the possibilities for commodities in the second half of 2012, the situation ...
  4. Commodity Investing 101

    From the orange juice we drink to the gas we use to power our vehicles and heat our ...
  1. How can I track gold prices?

    Learn how to track gold prices. Gold is a commodity traded as a physical asset and a futures contract. The one you track ...
  2. Which mutual funds made money in 2008?

    Read about the only mutual fund that turned a profit in 2008. Learn about risk-averse investment strategies and the financial ...
  3. Do hedge funds invest in commodities?

    Learn about hedge funds that invest in commodities. Read about Commodity Trading Advisors who focus specifically on trading ...
  4. What other precious metals are there beyond gold and silver?

    Discover the other, lesser-known precious metals such as platinum and palladium, which are more tied to the industrial economy ...
  1. 5 Metals That May Be Brighter Than Gold

    Many metals could be better investments than gold because they're more versatile ...
  2. Top 10 Green Industries

    Put a little green in your wallet by investing in these growing areas.
Hot Definitions
  1. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  2. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  3. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  4. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  5. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  6. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
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