Lara Crigger

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

Features and News

John Rubino: Gold, Green And The Fate Of The Dollar

Longtime financial commentator and author discusses how investors can profit from the clean tech revolution.
  • A spike in oil spikes the best clean tech stocks
  • ETFs: more trading vehicle than physical ownership substitute
  • Avoid the ‘story' stocks

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Hal Sirkin: Commodities And The ‘Next Billion Customers’

Author and senior partner of the Boston Consulting Group sees rising wealth among emerging markets driving commodities demand.

  • What is globality and what does it mean for investors?
  • From subsistence to consumption
  • Invest where the resources are

Features and News

Platinum Group Metals: The GM Angle

Prices of platinum and palladium have soared recently to their highest levels since November 2008. So why is GM's bankruptcy partly to blame?

  • Behind the automotive connection
  • Playing the platinum-palladium spread
  • How the only U.S. PGM miner has fared

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Kevin Kerr: Playing The Weak Dollar

The editor of the Global Commodities Alert discusses how investors can protect themselves in the coming months.

  • From whirlwind to implosion
  • Increased interest rates: wishful thinking?
  • Silver as an inflation play

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Bill Murphy: Manipulation Of The Gold Market

The chairman and director of GATA explains why he feels gold and silver prices have been purposely suppressed.
  • The Gold Cartel
  • Borrowing gold is like free money
  • Quantitative easing: the final straw?

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Nusbaum: Buying Agriculture

Financial adviser and contributor Roger Nusbaum sees opportunities in agriculture and other hard asset categories.
  • Oil is going to $80
  • Gold still has a place
  • Monsanto as a core holding

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Commodity Equity ETFs Get Active. What About Futures?

The filing for active commodity equity funds from Claymore has some asking when active commodity futures ETFs will appear.
  • Claymore vs. its competitors in the equity space
  • CTAs and active futures
  • What about the Barclays Hedge Index

Features and News

Uranium: An Under-The-Radar Bull Market

Uranium prices are rebounding. But how does the long-term picture look?

  • Headed for a bull market?
  • New mines in Africa
  • Uranium stocks outperform

Features and News

David Morgan: A Bull’s Case For Silver

Gold may make the headlines, but we caught up with one of silver's notorious bulls to hear the case for ag.

  • The 'good times' metal vs. 'doom-and-gloom'
  • Uncommon supply issues
  • The 'right' ratio with gold