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  • Gold, Silver, Natural Gas Sitting In Deep Contango [View article]
    Perhaps Mr. Silver Blog should learn to spell the author's name correctly when trying to make a rebuttal as well as read the article, especially the part that states that silver is only in contango through December of 2013
    Sep 10 09:35 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Does GLD Really Hold Gold, Or Is It A Scam? [View article]
    The link works just fine. The article is about why you should buy IAU, which is gold, and not GLD. Perhaps a thorough reading before arguing would be best.
    Mar 30 10:07 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 4 Little Known Factors Driving The Price Of Silver [View article]
    The article has nothing to do with either buying or purchasing silver. The intent is clearly stated in the title, there is no kind of information that even suggests one should buy. It only tells you what to watch for if you want to make a play in silver, both sides of the story.
    Aug 9 03:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Has World's Largest Oil Reserves: So Why Is No One Talking About It? [View article]
    Must have missed this line "Developing oil shale and fracking technologies seems to be necessary before this reserve can be effectively tapped. "

    and this one

    "Obviously, the time line for this reserve will be relatively long and likely slow to develop, but investors/traders still need to keep a watchful eye on developments concerning what happens with the Green River Formation."

    Perhaps one should read more carefully next time?
    Jul 2 05:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Has World's Largest Oil Reserves: So Why Is No One Talking About It? [View article]
    You might also like this story about the Solar ETF today, up 1,400% despite have a terrible three year run http://bit.ly/MPYgm5
    Jul 2 02:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Commodity Trading Trends: When To Stop Shorting Natural Gas [View article]
    True, but if you're going to look at any of those funds, look at GASZ, it literally thrives on contango http://yhoo.it/JLti02
    Apr 27 04:31 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Does GLD Really Hold Gold, Or Is It A Scam? [View article]
    I would like to direct you to the article we wrote entitle "Why no investor should own GLD". Happy investing! bit.ly/GXG7xR
    Mar 29 10:17 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Under the Hood: How GLD Works [View article]
    RE: "and that gold is never traded, leased or loaned."

    Straight from the SPDR website. As we stated in the article, we have no way of proving or disproving these claims, simply passing on information given from State Street.
    Nov 20 09:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Commodity Volatility Weighted Index Debuts [View article]
    It rebalances every March and September, so roughly 180 days
    Nov 1 03:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Rise And Demise Of The United States Natural Gas Fund ETF [View article]
    Thanks for the kind words. For a futures product, UNG's fee of 0.60% is actually on the lower side of things, especially in the NG sector where a number of ETFs charge upwards of 0.75%.
    Sep 24 09:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sell Gold Before Bernanke's Address Today [View article]
    Looks like we were wrong, QE 3 in the form of $40 billion per month in MBS just announced. Gold didn't react too well off the bat, we will have to see what it does for the rest of the day.
    Sep 13 12:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Roubini Bets On QE3 [View article]
    You can actually get physical redemption but you need somewhere in the neighborhood of 100,000 shares of the fund. Unfortunately, many investors do not share you view and feel that the amount of gold that GLD says it holds is far different from what it actually does, which is where most of the controversy comes from.
    Sep 11 02:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Marc Faber: Why Industrial Commodities Will Continue To Fail [View article]
    ETFs get a bad rap for tracking error and both ETFs and ETNs have problems with contango, so many people prefer to just outright own the contracts themselves. RIO is considered indirect simply for the fact that you are not specifically owning any futures, just a stock that depends on the prices of the commodities it mines.
    Sep 10 11:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Marc Faber: Why Industrial Commodities Will Continue To Fail [View article]
    They can be played however you like, it all depends on whether or not you believe Faber. However, options are probably the best way to make a bet against these securities.
    Sep 10 11:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Protect Yourself From Debased Currencies, Jim Rogers Style [View article]
    Check out MOO, it's an agribusiness ETF. Not direct commodity exposure, but it's about as close as you can get.
    Aug 31 05:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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