Commodities

  1. Global Junk Bond Defaults on the Rise

    Discover the reasons behind Moody's forecast for a record number of bankruptcies ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Can Saudi Arabia End its Oil Dependence?

    Will Saudi Arabia stay the course of diversifying its economy even if oil prices ...
  5. One Market Where Oil Doesn’t Really Matter Much

    If you are getting worried that your portfolio will be affected by the recent slide ...
  6. The Road to Recovery in Commodities (BHP,FCX)

    Though excess production and low consumption are the main cause of declining commodity ...
  1. La Nina Underpinning Soybean Rally (SOYB)

    Soybean futures have completed a basing pattern that could yield a powerful uptrend ...
  2. Now Is the Time to Buy Gold (ABX, GG)

    Gold has broken above the resistance of a key trendline, which has put the attention ...
  3. Alcoa Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (AA)

    Alcoa will send its dividend payment on May 25 to shareholders of record as of May ...
  4. AK Steel Stock Steaming Ahead of Earnings (AKS)

    AK Steel remains highly susceptible to the commodity price swings often driven by ...
  5. Corn's Bullish Base Could Yield 2016 Breakout ...

    Corn is building an inverse head and shoulders base that could support a rally above ...
  6. 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 ...
  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. Return On Invested Capital - ROIC

    A calculation used to assess a company's efficiency at allocating the capital under its control to profitable investments. ...
  2. Law Of Demand

    A microeconomic law that states that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, consumer ...
  3. Cost Of Debt

    The effective rate that a company pays on its current debt. This can be measured in either before- or after-tax returns; ...
  4. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  5. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will ...
  6. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
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