The price of this commodity went up 17% in 2017. That’s only the third time prices have gone higher in the past decade, and it’s also the biggest gain in seven years.
Energy metals were on a wild tear until September. Then they flattened out. But now they’re perking up again, and cobalt is leading the way. Heck, cobalt just broke out to a five-year high! Looking at this chart, you can see that cobalt is up a stunning 190% since January 2016. That’s head and shoulders […]
It’s that time of year, when we get ready for a big holiday party. I’m talking about the Santa Claus rally. And you know what you don’t want to be holding during such a rally? Turkeys! I mean the stocks that WON’T rally with Santa. Strictly speaking, the Santa Claus rally usually comes in the last two […]
I’m catching a flight to Vancouver, but I just have to get this out before I go. This morning, palladium climbed 1.1% to $1,023.70 an ounce. That’s its highest level since 2001. A SIXTEEN-YEAR high. Source: Finviz.com Wow! Palladium is only a couple hundred dollars away from catching up with gold. Gold is doing well […]
A funny thing happened to commodities in October. They went up. All of ’em. Or nearly all. Enough that the CRB Index busted out like an escaped felon with nothing to lose. This index tracks a basket of 19 commodities. It’s energy-heavy – 33% by weight. But it is stuffed with everything from cocoa to […]