I love lumber. Price may surge further.
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Will Lumber Prices Jump Again? These Factors Point to It

Lumber prices in the US skyrocketed this year and collapsed later in May-June. But the market is seasonal, and other…

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Crude Oil Platform
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Energy Stock ETF Investing–12 Reasons Why This Is a Dividend-Heaven

Crude oil prices surged a lot, but energy stock ETF prices didn’t reach pre-pandemic levels. There are a dozen reasons…

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Time and money on the balance
Posted in etf Stock Market

VIX ETF – How To Make 10 Percent Monthly, Or Die

A short VIX ETF and similar products may be very lucrative. The contango provided them returns of 5-15 percent monthly…

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An orange slice. Is this the cheapest commodity now?
Posted in Commodities etf

5 Cheap Commodities–Buy Low, Buy the Trend, Or Both?

Some investors pretend to buy cheap commodities, and others are following a trend.  I found five bad performing and relatively…

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Euro banknotes and Bitcoin commemorative coin
Posted in Cryptocurrency etf

35 European Bitcoin ETF Solutions–Rat Poison Cubed, Or The Easy Way to Invest in Crypto?

Investors are waiting for Bitcoin ETFs in many countries. But in Europe, many ETF-like exchange-traded products exist. And their numbers…

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Exhaust, catalytic converter contain rhodium.
Posted in Commodities

A Sharp Correction After The Incredible Rhodium Price Explosion

The rhodium price crashed in March by 32 percent but is recovering already. But the rally of the last months…

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Bitcoin commemorative coin
Posted in Cryptocurrency

The Real Expenses of Being a Lazy Bitcoin Investor

The crypto-bull is raging, but many investors still stay away. Comfortable cryptocurrency exchange-traded products may be the solution for many…

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Are Stock Dividends and Buybacks Driving Prices Higher?
Posted in etf Investing Stock Market

Stock Dividends and Buybacks–a Strong 1-Trillion-Dollar Force Driving Markets Higher

Stock dividends rose slightly and buybacks fell 30 percent in 2020.  This year, both may rise again.  Means over 1…

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Coffee Investment Chart with Beans and Cup
Posted in Commodities etf

Coffee Investment Is a Tough Game (Always on the Rollercoaster)

Coffee investment is a volatile, difficult one. In the last couple of years, the futures price moved on a rollercoaster….

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Buying Bitcoin or Ether in Europe seems to be easy
Posted in Cryptocurrency etf

7 Ways to Buy Bitcoin and Ether in Europe (and 2 Horror Stories to Consider)

How to buy Bitcoin in Europe? There are many answers to this.  All methods have advantages and disadvantages.  Storage and…

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Turkish Lira Coin, Flag and Map
Posted in Stock Market

The Rebirth of the Turkish Lira And Turkish Stocks (a Tale from the Crypt)

The Turkish lira and the Turkish stock market fell to record lows a couple of weeks ago. The economic situation…

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Let's Buy European Stocks? French Share (Company "Chaussures Dressoir")
Posted in Stock Market

Time to Buy European Stocks Instead of US Ones?

Buy cheaper European stocks rather than overpriced American titles? The Stoxx 600 index almost stagnated in the last ten years….

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Energy stocks—Gas station fuel pistols
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Time to Get Greedy in Energy Stocks?

Energy stocks almost hit new lows in the second coronavirus-wave.  That’s the most hated industry, near one-year, five-years, many-years lows. …

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Natural Gas Oven Flame - Let's See the Price
Posted in Commodities

Spectacular Explosion in Natural Gas Price –Charts of the Day

Natural gas price exploded in recent weeks. It is 56 percent higher than on the bottom. Is it cheap or…

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Strange Skyscraper in Bochum, Germany.
Posted in Stock Market

Should I Invest in Stocks or Real Estate?–Charts of the Day

We should invest in stocks or real estate, precious metals to fight inflation and the crisis. In the past 25,…

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Big and strong. Google on tablet.
Posted in Stock Market

Will the Big Ones Get Bigger and Bigger?–FANG+ Stocks on the Peak

The FANG+ stocks are running high, some of them reached the pre-coronavirus top. Smaller companies and the broader market is…

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Aristocrats
Posted in Stock Market

Busting the Myth of the Dividend Aristocrats ETF – Chart of the Day

A popular passive income idea is the living on dividend stocks, for example, the “dividend aristocrats ETF”. But the SPDR…

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