Commodities Investing

Five Energy Stocks to Lead the Clean Energy Transition

Five Energy Stocks to Lead the Clean Energy Transition

Markets are getting crushed… but there’s always a bull market somewhere. Look at uranium prices, for example, which is strong for a few reasons: First, Congress is considering legislation that could ban Russian imports, which currently accounts for about 17% of the uranium used by U.S. power plants, says Real Clear Energy. Second, global leaders […]

Gas tanker LNG - carrier ship designed for transporting natural gas

Floating Your Way to Easy Profits in Europe

On May 4, the European Union proposed a phased-in ban on imports of all Russian oil. The ban will cover all Russian oil, seaborne and pipeline, crude and refined. The goal is to phase out Russian oil supplies in an “orderly fashion” within six months and refined products by the end of the year. The […]

Russia Sanctions Mean Hidden Opportunities for Metals

Russia Sanctions Mean Hidden Opportunities for Metals

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the resultant sanctions against Russia are creating many profitable opportunities for investors. However, many of these opportunities have been passing by unnoticed because they occur in a sector that Wall Street routinely ignores: commodities. A major piece of news on March 21 has led to one of these under-the-radar opportunities: […]

Generate Cash Flow From This Gold Trade

Generate Cash Flow From This Gold Trade

Gold has been a popular investment with inflation concerns currently a headline topic.  The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) is one of the most popular methods for investing in gold.  The heavily traded ETF is backed by physical gold.  One thing GLD doesn’t do is pay a dividend.  To generate a form of cash flow […]

Should I Sell My Gold?

Should I Sell My Gold?

With all the world turmoil, high inflation, war in Ukraine, China rattling their saber, gold has gone up in price. Trading Economics tracks gold prices for the last 12 months. Less than a year ago, gold was just under $1,700/oz. It recently hit $2,050/oz. and was knocked down $60/oz. the following day. Remember the old saying, there […]

These Three Lithium Stocks Are Taking Off: Here’s Why

These Three Lithium Stocks Are Taking Off: Here’s Why

Lithium prices are soaring as demand continues to significantly outweigh supply. In an article titled “Lithium Prices Have Nearly Doubled in 2022 Amid Insane Commodity Rally,” OilPrice.com writer Alex Kimani reported that this rapid doubling comes on the heels of 2021’s quadrupling of lithium prices. Kimani ads: “…lithium producers have been caught flat-footed again, ill-prepared […]

Trade of the Week: GDX

Trade of the Week: GDX

With all the volatility in the market and the uncertainty brought about by the Ukraine/Russia war, there has been a lot of options action in defensive investments like gold.  Investors will often use gold or gold miners ETFs to take positions in the metal  A popular gold miners product is the VanEck Gold Miners ETF […]

A Little-Known Trade That Combats Inflation

A Little-Known Trade That Combats Inflation

Many think the only trades to combat inflation are in the commodity and metal space.  But actually…there’s another industry you can look at.  It’s not one you would think you could trade in as there are no specific “stocks” and “companies” to trade. It’s much different. Well, an opportunity has come up in this industry […]

One Way To Profit From Higher Uranium Prices

One Way To Profit From Higher Uranium Prices

Oil prices have spiked well above $100 per barrel and it’s causing the investment community to rethink alternative forms of energy.  One of the beneficiaries of this renewed interest in alternatives is nuclear power.  Uranium stocks have seen a big boost to their share prices in recent weeks.  One way to capitalize from this situation […]