Articles in Commodities


The Billion Dollar Copper Theft Industry

For years now, the US has been plagued by an illegal industry driven by a reddish brown industrial metal. Copper, one of the world's most popular and demanded metals, has been the subject of an... Read >>

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Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs and Stocks Mixed as Fed Tapering Worries Continue; Takeover Talks Keep Losses in Check

Active broad market exchange traded funds in Monday's regular session SPDR S&P 500 ( SPY ) 0.2% iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ( EEM ) +1%. Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X Shares (... Read >>


Mid-Day Market Update: Sysco Drops On Q4 Results, McEwen Mining Shares Rise

Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.01 percent to 15,427.36 while the NASDAQ gained 0.28 percent to 3,670.20. The S&P fell, dropping 0.06 percent to 1,690.34. Top... Read >>


The Market Values This Man's Brain At $11,980,000...

A lot of corporate managers call themselves "idea people." But even the best ideas are hard to value. After all, how much does a well prepared business strategy or a dynamite... Read >>

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MidEast Shares Mixed, Egypt Rises on Hopes for Political Stability

MidEast stocks were mixed, with Egypt gaining on hopes that the political situation there will stabilize. Security and government sources said police were expected to start taking action as soon... Read >>

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European Shares Narrowly Mixed, Weighed by Weak Japan GDP Growth

European stocks were narrowly mixed, weighed by reported weaker than expected Q2 GDP data from Japan. GDP expanded an annualized 2.6%, slowing from a revised 3.8% in Q1. The median forecast of... Read >>

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Asian Shares Mostly Rise, But Japan Falls on Weak Growth Data

Asian stocks mostly gain, except for Japan, which was pressured by weaker than expected data. Japan's Q2 GDP grew an annualized 2.6% from a revised 3.8% gain in Q1. The median forecast of... Read >>

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TSX Up 36 Points, Sectors Broadly Lower, Miners Shine on Gold Boost

North American stocks were slightly higher at midday, with the S&P TSX Composite Index edging up by 36 points, or 0.29%. All sectors were lower, except mining and info tech. Miners rose 2.45%,... Read >>

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Mid-Day Update: Stocks Erase Early Decline As Gold Miners, Tech Shares Rise; Blackberry Considering Strategic Alternatives

Stocks are have erased earlier losses that followed downbeat Japanese data and are now trading with slim gains on very light volume. The Dow Industrial was down fractionally at the open after... Read >>


Why The Market Is Wrong About Oil -- And How You Can Profit

The duck billed platypus defies all scientific reason. This beaver tailed, otter footed, semi aquatic creature is the only mammal on the planet that lays eggs instead of giving live birth. On... Read >>