Category Archives: Commodities

Prepare for the Worst Part III.

October 11, 2013 – Prepare for the Worst Part III: It appeared that the GOP and president had agreed to meet and solve the U.S. Government shutdown and debt default issues. This is not the case. Do not be fooled … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Worst Part II

October 10, 2013 – Prepare for the Worst Part II: How do you protect yourself financially during the power plays in Washington D.C.? You have precious little time to implement a sound investment plan in the face of the shenanigans … Continue reading

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The Global Financial System is at Risk of Total Collapse.

August 21, 2013 – Felix Zulauf’s Barron’s Round Table Economic Forecast and its Real Ugly: There is too much debt in the industrialized world and the financial system is virtually busted. Real disposable personal income is stagnating or declining. Employment … Continue reading

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Price Changes of Key Commodities for 2013.

July 31, 2013 – Price Changes of Key Commodities for 2013: The price changes for the first six months of 2013 are shown above. The big winner is Natural Gas – up +6.5%. The big loser is Silver at -35.3%, … Continue reading

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Global Futures and Options Volume by Category.

February 5, 2013 – Global Futures and Options Volume by Category in Billions of Contracts: The figures above reflect the total number of contracts traded, over the last six months, in billions of contracts on all world futures and options … Continue reading

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The Trend is Gold’s Friend Again.

November 27, 2012 – The Trend is Gold’s Friend Again: Last week, while investors were enjoying a nice stock-market rally, gold quietly broke out to the upside. After months of floundering, the yellow metal has now confirmed the resurgence of … Continue reading

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UBS is Expected to Face a Multi-Million Dollar Fine in Rogue Trader Fiasco.

November 24, 2012 – UBS is expected to face a multimillion-dollar fine in connection with the $2.3 billion trading loss caused by a former trader:  Update from a January 30, 2012 post. The potential fine by British authorities against the Swiss … Continue reading

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The Millionaire Trade of the Century – Free to You.

November 15, 2012 – Investment Returns Versus Number of Trades to Becoming a Millionaire: So you want to be a millionaire – welcome to the club. Many investors gravitate to commodities for this very reason. Since futures only require a … Continue reading

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Total Gold Holdings in U.S. Dollars by Country – 2011.

October 7, 2012 – World Gold Holdings by Country in Billions of U.S. Dollars: Gold definitely has caught the public’s attention; for proof, just look at the number of cash for gold ads. Gold has been rising since 2001 and it’s … Continue reading

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Nine Month Calendar Year 2012 Financial Review.

October 1, 2012 – Nine Month Calendar Year 2012 Financial Review: The financial results, for the first nine months of CY’12, are shown above. All products shown are either futures (commodities) or indices (stocks and the dollar). The first column … Continue reading

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