When commodity ETFs exploded on the scene a few years ago, investing in corn, coffee or pork bellies became easier than ever. Plus, the world's growing consumer class needs commodities more than ever, too. All of that makes commodities a relevant choice for today's investors. Here, you'll find forecasts and tips for trading your favorite commodity market -- from cocoa and sugar to gold and crude oil.
Before the May 25 OPEC meeting, crude oil price rose to $52 a barrel. And then, as the meeting statements were released, crude sank more than 5%. You could say it's a classic case of "buy the rumor, sell the news." But we believe there was another pattern at play here.
See why our Chief Energy Analyst believes that regardless of what OPEC does, it's unlikely to change oil's dominant trend.
Tom Denham gives you new insights into the recent price action across the metals markets.
Since plummeting to the abyss of a 13-year low in January, the Bloomberg Commodity Index rocketed 21% to enter official "bull market" territory on June 6. Some say the Fed's ongoing commitment to ultra-low interest rates is feeding the sector's fire. But there's a whole lot more to this new "bull" run than meets the eye.
Learn more about our Chief Commodity Analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, and what he thinks makes Elliott wave principle so compelling: Namely, that it puts price action into context of a larger trend.