Lara Crigger

Lara Crigger is a senior staff writer for ETF.com and ETF Report.

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From The Vault: Nouriel Roubini On The Coming Commodities Correction

Back by popular demand, the chairman of RGE Monitor shares his bearish outlook on commodities for 2010.
  • Too much supply, not enough demand
  • China can't be ‘main engine of growth’
  • $100 oil would mean ‘double-dip recession’

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Searching For Frontier Markets In Frontier Funds

Frontier market exchange-traded funds make it easier than ever to access these once elusive, high-stakes economies. But before buying, investors should look under the hood, as not everything is always as it seems.

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Mark Mobius: The Case For Frontier Markets

Templeton Asset Management and investing icon Mark Mobius explains why he loves frontier markets right now.
  • What to look for in a good frontier market
  • Frontier markets as commodities plays
  • Why frontier markets are less
    volatile than the U.S.

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Can Copper Climb Higher?

Can range-bound copper break out of its rut? We look at the fundamentals behind the red metal.
  • Beware deflating Chinese demand
  • Support in higher inventories, supply disruptions?
  • Deconstructing the new copper ETF

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Tom Fernandes: Going Long On Agriculture

The manager of operations for the GreenHaven Continuous Commodity Index Fund shares his insights on the ag space.
  • Why current stockpiles make wheat the ‘stepchild of grains’
  • How farmland is a contrarian play
  • Why generic seeds aren’t  such a great deal

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Evan Smith: Oil And Gas On The Rise In 2010

The co-manager of U.S. Global Investors' Global Resources Fund shares his outlook for energy in the months ahead.
  • Are oil prices tied to the Chinese New Year?
  • Why do rising U.S. imports mean a drop in crude prices?
  • Why shale gas is a game-changer

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Mexico: Better Than Brazil?

Why the markets south of the border shouldn't be overlooked.

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David Kotok: A Euro Bull Waiting For Storm To Pass

The CNBC commentator and Cumberland Advisors founder says the euro will emerge stronger than ever. Watch for a buying opportunity.
  • How will the euro survive?
  • Why doesn't Spain need a bailout?
  • Why more bad economic times are ahead for the U.S.

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Riding The Golden Bubble

Gold in a bubble? Who cares? Not George Soros, at least.
  • Why Soros is buying the ‘ultimate bubble asset’
  • Why IAU and SGOL aren’t sharing the good times
  • How high does gold go in 2010?