Brad Zigler

Features and News

Money Alchemy: Turning Gold Into Gold

With all the cash-for-gold scrap dealers out there, how do you know whether you're getting a fair deal?

 

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The Waiting Game: Commodity ETPs In Limbo

Commodity traders aren't used to waiting, but wait they must if they opt for futures alternatives.

 

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Which Is Better: A Commodity Mutual Fund Or An ETP?

When it comes to performance in the commodities markets, do exchange-traded products really offer a better mousetrap?

 

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The Best Bets In Agricultural ETPs

Agricultural commodities have outperformed energy as well as industrial metals in the second quarter, but not all ags are alike. Which sectors now hold the most opportunity for investors?

 

 

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Appraising Gold Miners’ Equity Risk

Are gold miners a better bet than bullion? It all comes back to stock market correlation.

 

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Commodity Futures Outperforming Stocks

It's official: Commodity equities have finally ceded to futures, on the issue of performance. So what's behind their surprising decline?

 

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The Second Quarter’s Best And Worst Commodities

Which commodity (and its associated ETP) performed the best? (Hint: It wasn't gold.) Which performed the worst? We run the numbers to find out.

 

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The Latest Odds On Inflation Vs. Deflation

Is an inflationary breakout in the cards, or a deflationary breakdown? We run the numbers to make the call.

 

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How’s That Gold-Hedged S&P 500 ETN Doing?

SPGH promises to deliver equity exposure hedged by gold. But can you get better results with a DIY package?