Commodities

Buy Gold or Gold Miners? 1 Trade to Profit From the Metal’s Rally

Buy Gold or Gold Miners? 1 Trade to Profit From the Metal’s Rally

This article has been updated to identify a more direct play. From the surface, a gold mine doesn’t look like much. I know, because I’ve seen lots of them up close. Commuters in Johannesburg, where I worked on and off for two decades, get an eyeful on their daily commutes. Immense piles of tailings hauled…

1 Chart Shows Why Gold Is Rallying (Hint: It’s Not Inflation)

1 Chart Shows Why Gold Is Rallying (Hint: It’s Not Inflation)

The numbers are absolutely staggering. Across the globe, governments have unleashed $17 trillion of fiscal and monetary stimulus in response to the pandemic. That figure is just shy of the output of the entire U.S. economy. And that’s just so far. It looks like more is on the way. U.S. lawmakers are in talks to…

OPEC Countries Are Moving to Crush North American Oil

Many U.S. oil companies are on the brink of disaster. Four months of losses will do that to you. And global producers are taking advantage. The latest round of bankruptcies just hit the U.S. oil patch. California Resources Corp. (NYSE: CRC) is the first of what could be many more. It declared bankruptcy on July…

Gold Producer Newmont Corp. Stock Set to Fall Hard

Gold Producer Newmont Corp. Stock Set to Fall Hard

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Huge Cash Flows for Decades

Huge Cash Flows for Decades

On Sunday, July 5, billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK) bought a huge chunk of Dominion Energy’s natural gas distribution and storage network. The $9.7 billion deal means Berkshire gets: Over 7,700 miles of pipelines. 900 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage space. And 25% of a Maryland liquefied natural gas port….

Crude Oil Turns Bullish — Play Its Rise With This “Profit Stacking” Strategy

Crude Oil Turns Bullish — Play Its Rise With This “Profit Stacking” Strategy

Crude oil doom-and-gloomers are falling by the wayside. U.S. prices exceeded $40 a barrel last Friday, June 19, up over 200% from April’s historic low of -$37.63. Though it retraced some gains after that. Both major benchmarks recently closed at their highest levels since early March. This marked the seventh rally in eight weeks for…

What’s Going on With Gold and Gold Miners Now?

What’s Going on With Gold and Gold Miners Now?

You know it’s a bull market when a stock falls 5% and I get a rain of emails asking what’s wrong with that company. This is what’s happening in gold stocks lately. A 5% move is usually no more than a blip. But when the world is watching a sector obsessively … 5% can seem…

The Fed Failed Us — Protect Yourself by Buying Gold and Silver

The Fed Failed Us — Protect Yourself by Buying Gold and Silver

We’re in backward world. Some of you may recognize it. Asset prices are rising because the Federal Reserve keeps reducing interest rates and injecting stimulus. They’re hoping that will solve the health crisis. Read that again. Does it make sense to think that throwing money at a virus will make it go away? The only…

Poll: Are You Invested in Gold?

Poll: Are You Invested in Gold?

Gold mining has been a red-hot industry lately. Recession fears and 0% interest rates are pushing many investors toward gold’s stability. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners exchange-traded fund (ETF) (NYSE: GDX), which holds a basket of gold mining stocks, is already up 62% since March 20: We’d like to know if you’ve personally benefited from…

Gold and Silver Boom — 4 Stocks to Buy Now While You Can

Gold and Silver Boom — 4 Stocks to Buy Now While You Can

In last week’s Saturday email, we highlighted three key industries — lab testing, home exercise equipment and plant-based meat — that are benefiting from the pandemic. Another sector that’s red-hot right now is precious metals. Think gold and silver. Some of the best companies in this field are up more than 50% since the stock…