Energy & Commodities

Amy Calistri's picture
This Commodity is Poised to Outshine Gold

Last year's shortages appear poised to make a comeback, driving up prices of one of the world's most important staple foods.

by Amy Calistri | November 19, 2009
Anthony Haddad's picture
Gold Isn't Anywhere Near Its High

With gold setting new records, everyone thinks it's more expensive than ever. But a little investigation shows us that it's nowhere near an all-time high.

by Anthony Haddad | October 14, 2009
Amy Calistri's picture
Finding Double Digit Yields In Today's Market

Last year, you could find junk bonds with 20%-plus yields. Locating a double-digit yielding REIT wasn't a problem back in March, either. The yields on these income investments have since dropped. But there is still one investment out there that has your double-digit income needs covered.

by Amy Calistri | October 12, 2009
Francisco Bermea's picture
The Smartest Way to Play Natural Gas

This best-in-class producer can help long-term investors profit from the impending rise in the price of this critical commodity.

by Francisco Bermea | September 21, 2009
Anthony Haddad's picture
Everyone Is Wrong about the U.S. Dollar

No one's talking about the possibility of the U.S. dollar gaining strength. A look at the greenback's fundamentals shows it may be poised for a bullish trend.

by Anthony Haddad | September 16, 2009
Brad Briggs's picture
How Small Investors Build Big Portfolios One Step at a Time

Hardly anyone talks about this affordable way to invest in great companies. Learn how to sidestep your broker and harness one of the most powerful forces in the universe on your way to early retirement.

by Brad Briggs | September 10, 2009
Nathan Slaughter's picture
A Word of Caution About These Endangered Investments

The feds have decided to take aim at these popular investment vehicles. Here's what you need to know about these securities in order to avoid a loss holding them in your portfolio.

by Nathan Slaughter | September 10, 2009
Francisco Bermea's picture
September: Bad for Stocks, Great for this Investment

The average return for stocks during September is -1%. Here's how to ward off those losses and ink an average +8% gain this month.

by Francisco Bermea | September 08, 2009
Anthony Haddad's picture
Five Strategies to Profit from the Dollar's Demise

When the value of the dollar falls, it costs more to buy just about everything -- unless you own euros, pounds, kronas, francs, rupees and dinars. Here's how.

by Anthony Haddad | August 03, 2009
Kyle Hartman's picture
Brokers Ban New Kind of "Dangerous" ETF

If you're one of the millions of Americans who own these leveraged funds, then it's time to get out.  They're coming under fire from financial authorities, and regulators say they're no longer suitable for individual investors.  Don't get caught holding these ETFs.

by Kyle Hartman | July 31, 2009