Article By: Frank HolmesRead
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:35 PM EST
Investors should take heed of the fact that even central banks have become net buyers of gold. It’s always been my recommendation to maintain a 10 percent weighting in your portfolio—5 percent in gold bullion, another 5 percent in gold stocks.
Article By: David TrainerRead
Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:17 AM EST
Utilities are on a tear. Without accounting for dividends, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF is up 17% so far in 2016 and 28% over the past three years, in both cases outperforming the S&P 500.
Article By: Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D.Read
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:25 PM EST
Friday night’s attempted coup in Turkey revealed just how sensitive the oil market is to geopolitical incidents right now. Both WTI and Brent futures rose around 1% as events unfolded in Turkey, even though Turkey is not a major oil producer.
Article By: John ThomasRead
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:40 AM EST
I bet you didn’t know that water infrastructure plays have been one of the top performing stock sectors in 2016. In fact, shares of this little known industry are up more than 25% since the February market bottom.