Articles in Commodities

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Sector Update: Energy

Energy stocks are higher with the NYSE Energy Sector Index rising 0.1% while shares of energy companies in the S&P 500 are ahead 0.4% as a group. Crude oil for October delivery is down 44... Read >>

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Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs, Stocks Firmer as Investors Hope Downbeat Durable Goods Data Will Stave Off Fed Tapering

Active broad market exchange traded funds in Monday's regular session SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust ( SPY ) +0.3% iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ( EEM ) 0.4% Market Vectors Gold Miners ( GDX )... Read >>

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MidEast Stocks Pressured by Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

Middle East stocks mostly fell amid rising geo political uncertainty after last week's reported chemical weapons attack in Syria. U.N. inspectors on Monday traveled to a rebel held suburb of the... Read >>

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European Stocks Mixed After US Durable Goods Orders Decline More Than Expected

European shares were mixed, getting some support after U.S. durable goods orders fell more than expected, sparking thoughts that the Federal Reserve may hold off on tapering its bond buying plan.... Read >>

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Asian Shares Mixed, China Jumps on Soothing Comments From Government Offical About Growth and Earnings

Asian stocks were mixed, with China jumping on corporate results and soothing government remarks. Xinhua news service and Reuters cited a National Bureau of Statistics spokesman as saying the... Read >>

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TSX Adds 34 Points As Mining, Energy Support; Sectors Mixed

North American stocks were slightly higher at midday, with the S&P TSX Composite Index posting a small gain of about 34 points, or 0.3%. Toronto's commodity sensitive stock index was supported... Read >>

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Midday Update: Bearish Economic Data Easing Worries Over Fed Tapering, Allowing For Slim Gains

Stocks have erased earlier losses and are narrowly higher at mid day after weaker than expected durable goods orders mitigated worries about imminent Fed tapering. With Federal Reserve officials... Read >>

Market IQ

Weekly Economic Overview (August 26 - 30, 2013)

Minutes from US Federal Reserve's July policy meeting released last week failed to provide any clear signal of when the central bank will start scaling back its bond purchases. While, the... Read >>


Physical Gold and Financial Markets: What the Divergence Tells Us

Last week, my firm illustrated how gold should be treated as a special alternative to dollar denominated paper assets. Yet, It is not only the "system hedge" aspects that determine the... Read >>


Investing in the US's Surging Natural Gas Production

As fracking continues to develop, with new reserves being discovered on a daily basis, the world has watched natural gas production surge. Though still a non renewable resource, natural gas burns... Read >>