Julian Murdoch

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

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The Energy Rally: More Than Just Crude Oil

Crude's day-to-day gyrations may dominate the headlines. But oil's not the only energy commodity doing well right now. We look at two other outperformers, as well as one laggard that might surprise you.

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REMX: A Beefed-Up GDXJ?

The explosive launch of the new rare earth metals ETF late last month brought these 17 oddball metals into sharp focus. But is REMX really a pure REE play?

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Q3 Gold Demand: ETFs Vs. Jewelry

Over the last quarter, which proved a more robust source of gold demand, ETFs or jewelry? And can current sources of demand support higher prices in the future?

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Is The New Precious Metals ETF Worth Buying?

A new fund by ETF Securities lets investors own gold, silver platinum and palladium in one fell swoop. It's one ETF to own them all—but is it too good to be true?

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What’s Driving Oil’s Volatility?

Oil prices have been a bit of a roller coaster lately, spiking up and down and all in between. But if we have so much supply, why do prices remain so volatile?

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Copper High

As of Thursday last week, Copper was up 194% since hitting bottom after the crash, and up 14% in the past 6 weeks alone. We haven’t seen prices like this since the end of April. Should investors be paying attention?

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How To Profit From The Flat Natural Gas Curve

With supersized supplies and increasing rig counts, is the key to the natural gas market still "seasonality"? And how can investors profit from the flattened futures curve?

 

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Potash And BHP

Canadian Potash is in a fertilizer street fight with BHP Billiton. Should commodities investors be taking sides?

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What's Behind Cotton's Rise?

Tight inventories and below-average yields have pushed cotton up 34 percent this year. Will the good times last?