Julian Murdoch

Julian Murdoch is a former staff writer of HardAssetsInvestor.com, which is now part of ETF.com.

Features and News


Mark Hulbert is a nice guy and his newsletter service is great. But maybe you shouldn't listen to him about gold.

  • A contrarian's contrarian?
  • The short-term crystal ball
  • Where gold prices are really going


Features and News

The New Gold

What drives gold prices? Supply and demand. So let’s examine closely where those two trends are going

  • A doubling in demand for gold?
  • Industrial applications
  • The jewelry market


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Weight Watchers

With the new Rogers International Commodity Index ETN launched, what’s the best index for tapping in to the market?

  • It all comes down to weights
  • Is greasy wool worth including?
  • Comparing performance over the past year


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Business As Usual

EthanolIs the ethanol boom over? Not by a long shot. But the gold rush mentality is fading in the face of economic reality.

  • Welcome to the real world
  • Negative profit margins
  • An industry grows up

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Speculate This!

The media can’t make up its mind about what’s driving oil prices. Is it greedy speculators, or a raging global economy?

  • The rise of traders
  • A demand shock–not a supply shock
  • He said, she said … and no one knows for sure