Commodities

  1. Countries With The Highest Fracking Potential

    Countries With The Highest Fracking Potential

    Is fracking a "necessary evil," as some believe? Here are some countries with huge ...
  2. The Role Of Speculators In The Commodity Market

    The Role Of Speculators In The Commodity Market

    Contrary to popular belief, speculators are important for the market. Find out exactly ...
  3. Is The Gold Pain Over?

    Is The Gold Pain Over?

    After falling more than 13%, gold has staged a rebound but is that for fundamental ...
  4. 5 Economic Changes That Fatten Your Grocery Bill

    5 Economic Changes That Fatten Your Grocery Bill

    Global economic conditions are working to bloat our food costs. And for many, even ...
  5. Investing In Commodities Without the Hassle: ...

    Investing In Commodities Without the Hassle: ...

    Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in commodities offer a convenient, low cost ...
  6. Coffee: The Cost Of A Cup

    Coffee: The Cost Of A Cup

    A look at what goes into the cost of coffee.
  1. A Bounce In Copper Prices Will Propel These Stocks

    A Bounce In Copper Prices Will Propel These Stocks

    The price of copper is nearing a turning point. Its chart shows a well-defined triangle ...
  2. How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    After a lull in early August, beef prices are set to rise again. Here's advice on ...
  3. Trading Opportunities Abound In The Coffee Market

    Trading Opportunities Abound In The Coffee Market

    With a 62.8% rise YTD, coffee prices continue to astound commodity traders. But what's ...
  4. Oil Chart Suggests That Now Is The Time To Invest

    Oil Chart Suggests That Now Is The Time To Invest

    Undulating oil prices can make anyone’s head spin. That's why it can pay to take ...
  5. This Base Metal Is Precious To Astute Traders

    This Base Metal Is Precious To Astute Traders

    Of all the metals, the precious ones see the most attention from investors. That ...
  6. Commodities: Has Their Time Come Again?

    Commodities: Has Their Time Come Again?

    Commodities have spent much of the previous four years in the basement. Does that ...
  1. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    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

    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

    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

    Commodity Investing 101

    From the orange juice we drink to the gas we use to power our vehicles and heat our ...
  1. Is there ever a bad time to invest in gold?

    Gold has been a stellar performer so far in this millennium, having racked up 11 straight years of gains since 2000 and appreciating ...
  2. What is the difference between an options contract and a futures contract?

    Both futures and options trading are considered advanced forms of market trading, and require additional training or the ...
  3. How are oil reserves accounted for on an oil company's balance sheet?

    Oil reserves are estimated quantities of crude oil that have a high degree of certainty, usually 90%, of existence and exploitability. ...
  4. What is a call rule?

    A call rule is a rule used in the futures exchange market. It is a rule that requires the formal bidding amount of a cash ...
  1. 5 Metals That May Be Brighter Than Gold

    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

    Top 10 Green Industries

    Put a little green in your wallet by investing in these growing areas.
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