Julian Murdoch

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

Features and News

Time To Stock Up On Corn?

With drought and high temperatures affecting crops across the globe, the price of corn is on the rise. So why does it look so cheap for next year?

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ETF Gold Demand Outshines Jewelry

The World Gold Council just released its quarterly "Gold Demand Trends" report. What surprises did we find this quarter?

 

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Aluminum: A Market Out Of Whack

Soaring inventories and backwardation? What the heck is going on in aluminum? Also: Where's that aluminum ETF already?

 

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What’s Really Driving The Price Of Oil?

Will oil maintain the status quo? Or will short-term supply and demand imbalances outweigh the impact of high stockpiles?

 

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Alt Energy: Win, Lose Or Draw?

In the wake of the Gulf Coast oil spill, are alternative energy funds finally ready to rise?

 

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Scarcity Vs. Starbucks: Going Cuckoo For Coffee

With coffee riding 10-year highs, is there room left for investors to jump into this rally?

 

 

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Timber: WOOD Or CUT?

It’s been a long time (and a wild ride) since we last looked at timber. But which timber ETF has weathered the economic slump and recovery better?

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Is Copper A Rational Market?

Last week, copper rallied on the yuan's appreciation potential. But was the move justified? And does copper have farther to rise?

 

 

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Is GDXJ A Hyper-Volatile Gold Play?

The Market Vectors Junior Miners ETF has been all the rage in 2010. But is the hype justified?