Investing in natural resources and precious metals is attractive today because the sector is so much cheaper than it was three years ago. Many of the stocks are trading at a 90 percent discount to their prices in 2011. For a contrarian investor, I believe that we are seeing a historic opportunity now.Read More »
Physical Gold vs. Black Gold: A Comparison (+2K Views)
Since gold is physical liquid money and oil is an essential commodity for the economy, it is normal that they correlate negatively in real prices. When the economy goes well, demand for oil increases, whereas demand for gold diminishes. However, if inflation hits, the nominal prices of both assets increases at the same time with inflationRead More »
Construction of Keystone XL (oil) Pipeline Through American Mid-west: The Pros & Cons
Below is an infographic presenting a crash course in the need for, problems with, and benefits of, building the Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta through the American midwest to the refineries in Texas.Read More »
Facts & Figures About Gas/Petrol Consumption & Prices by Country & More
Despite an influx of vehicles that are 46% more fuel-efficient than they were in 1980,oil-and-gas the average American household spent almost $3,000 (or about 4% of their pre-tax income - the highest proportion in history) on gasoline. Find out how your country compares with other countries of the world.Read More »
U.S. Energy Independence Is A Pipe Dream!
I don't want to kill the dream of U.S. energy independence but the fact is it won't become a reality overnight. It's entirely possible, however, that the North American continent [Canada, the U.S. and Mexico] can achieve energy independence within the next decade. [Let me explain.]Read More »
How Will Sub-$10/barrel Brent-WTI Spread Affect the Crude-by-Rail Boom?
After almost three years of churning bumper profits from the massive price gap between the world's two most actively traded crude oil contracts, traders, refiners, railways and investors are all asking the same question: Is the Brent-WTI spread game finally coming to a close?Read More »
A Look at Copper, Commodity Trends, Economic Indicators & the S&P 500
Changes in economic indicators, copper and other commodity prices and stock market trends are covered in this month's market intelligence infographic.Read More »
Commodities: How Big a Player Is Russia & How Best Can Its Strengths Be Played?
Russia may be the ninth largest economy in the world by nominal gross domestic product, but its abundance of natural resources in the Ural Mountains, Siberia and the Russian Far East makes it much more important in the world of commodities. Below, we dissect Russia’s commodity industry to give investors an in-depth look...and some specific ideas on how investors might participate. Words: 935Read More »
Market Signals, Commodity Trends, Economic Indicators & Related News
This infographic highlight changes in economic indicators, reports relevant news stories, reveals commodity and financial trends, provides technical analysis and looks at the recent price of gold and real interest rates with relevant charts.Read More »
Picture Perfect Infographics on Gold, Silver & Other Commodities (+2K Views)
With everyone being so very busy these days often a picture is worth a 1000 words so I have collected a series of infographics below for you which do just that. You'll get the picture in half the time you could assimilate it via the written word.Read More »