Commodities and Gold

Gain valuable investment tips about commodities, including gold, silver, and oil/gas.

Making Money Alert: The Fed: To Infinity and Beyond!

By far the biggest story in the markets now is the Federal Reserve's game-changing announcement about what has...

Daily Data Flow: U.S. Stocks Fall on European Worries; Oil Prices Pull Back Due to Economic Woes; China Bets Big on U.S. Securities

U.S. Stocks Fall as Investors Watch Efforts on Europe (Bloomberg) U.S. stocks fell after the Standard & Poor’s...

Daily Data Flow: Fed Pulls Trigger on QEIII; Gold Jumps 2% on Fed Move; Apple Shares Rise Due to iPhone 5 Launch

Fed Undertakes QE3 With $40 Billion Monthly MBS Purchases (Bloomberg) The Federal Reserve said it will expand its...

ETF Talk: Agriculture Provides Growth Potential

In the wake of this summer’s devastating drought, domestic crop prices are spiking. In addition, a rare period...

Spiking U.S. Grain Prices Have Far-Reaching Implications for Investors

In the wake of one of the worst droughts in U.S. history, domestic crop prices are spiking and...

ETF Talk: Agriculture Fund Provides a Positive Outlook for Investors

The agricultural sector in the United States has been experiencing a recent bout of hardships, particularly with the...

Are We Going Back to the Gold Standard

After I wrote "The Economics of the Pure Gold Standard" (FEE, 4th ed., 2010) -- click here to...

Trump Blames OPEC, White House for Oil Crisis

The United States is in the midst of an “oil crisis” and President Obama is not taking the...

Yes, Money Does Grow on Trees

In a world where the listing of Facebook (FB) dominates the financial headlines, boring old trees hardly seem...

ETF Talk: Looking to Cash in on Coal

As I have indicated in the recent past, energy stocks are well worth considering as investment opportunities. Coal...