Posts filed under “Commodities”

Where the Commodities Meltdown Will Hurt the Most


Source: Bloomberg

Category: Commodities, Digital Media, Economy

Category: Commodities, Think Tank

Falling Oil Prices & Your Portfolio

    My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out, where we look at the impact of energy on the Economy. The print version had the full headline “The oil supply, energy demand and a rip-roaring U.S. dollar: What it means for your portfolio” while online had the shorter What do falling oil prices mean for…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Commodities, Energy

Cornucopia: Stockpiles of Foodstuffs

Nice chart from WSJ about the stockpiles of foodstuffs around the world:     Source: WSJ

Category: Commodities, Markets

Why Gold & Oil Are Trading So Differently

Category: Commodities, Energy, ETFs, Gold & Precious Metals, Media, Technical Analysis, Trading, Video

Cheap & Simple Beats Costly & Complex

  Have a look at the tables above showing the performance of various investments during the five years leading up to the financial crisis lows, and the five years after. It leads us to a rather fascinating exercise, looking at complexity, cost and performance. Let’s start with the worst performers pre-crash: US Real Estate and…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Commodities, Hedge Funds, Investing

Your Broccoli Is Way Too Thirsty

Click for larger graphic Source: MoJo via WaPo Continues here

Category: Commodities, Digital Media, Energy, Food and Drink

Where the World’s Coffee Comes From

Source: Businessweek

Category: Commodities, Digital Media, Food and Drink

The Daily Show on Goldman Sachs’ Aluminum Manipulation

Hilarious:

Goldman Sachs bets on the future price of aluminum while simultaneously goosing the future price of aluminum by creating a supply bottleneck in its aluminum warehouse.

John Oliver’s Arcane Details of Boron-Group Metals Pricing Update

(05:13)

Category: Commodities, Crony Capitalists, Federal Reserve, Video

Category: Commodities, Investing, Think Tank