Commodity stocks include raw materials, like oil, copper, tin and aluminum, as well as agricultural products, such as cocoa, coffee and sugar.
Commodity stocks include raw materials, like oil, copper, tin and aluminum, as well as agricultural products, such as cocoa, coffee and sugar. Most, if not all, non-professionals who get directly involved in trading commodity investments wind up losing money. That’s why Pat McKeough believes the best way to invest in, and profit from, commodities is by purchasing commodity stocks. Commodity stocks are shares of well-established companies that will benefit from a rise in commodity prices.
The prices of several agricultural commodities continue to strengthen. For example, wheat prices are moving higher on continued dry weather in the U.S. Meanwhile, heavy rains are hurting wheat production in Germany.
One of the main reasons why prices of many agricultural commodities are rising is that consumers in developing countries are eating more and higher quality food. As they grow wealthier, developing-world consumers also buy more processed foods. Like meat production, making processed foods calls for crop-consuming livestock, as well as increased dairy production.
When researching commodity stocks, or any other type of investments, TSI Network recommends using our three-part Successful Investor philosophy:
Invest mainly in well-established companies;
Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; the Consumer sector; Finance; Utilities);
Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.
Smaller companies can generate higher returns than their larger counterparts, but they are often riskier and less liquid, and may underperform for long periods.
Small stocks are also more volatile in times of unsettled or falling markets.
Still, if you focus on the best-quality small companies—or ETFs… Read More
What are commodity stocks? We aim to answer not just that question, but also which ones are best for a well-balanced portfolio
What are commodity stocks? There are four primary categories of commodities currently traded on the market: Energy (gasoline, oil, etc.), Metals (gold, silver, platinum,… Read More
The top energy stocks will have long-term appeal and can be among your best resources investments
We recommend that investors diversify their portfolio across most if not all of the five major sectors, including Resources. However, note that some resource markets are inherently unpredictable, especially energy… Read More
If you are wondering how to find the best gold companies to invest in for your portfolio, look no further. Here are our guidelines
Gold is the only commodity that rarely if ever gets permanently lost or consumed. This means that virtually every ounce of the… Read More
Electric vehicle stocks expose investors to unique opportunities—but with risks to match. Here’s a look as well at lithium stocks and “theme” stocks in general.
The reality of electric vehicle stocks is that it may take years or decades before the market for electric cars moves… Read More
The best lithium mining companies to invest in will meet key criteria, including operating in stable environments and having both sound balance sheets and realistic valuations
Lithium is used in household batteries, glass and ceramics, lubricants, refrigeration, pharmaceuticals, polymers and aluminum production. But the metal mostly… Read More
The energy industry can help provide a hedge against inflation, and top energy dividend stocks offer current income—as well as a history of success and modern technology for future growth
Energy dividend stocks can play a role in your portfolio as a hedge against inflation, and… Read More
If you want to make the best energy stock investments, you should to read this advice
Most investors who are looking at energy stock investments would likely think of oil and gas first. But energy stocks also cover green energy stocks, including power from renewable resources… Read More
Our Successful Investor approach has a long track record of helping investors profit from commodities
Commodity investments include raw materials, like oil, copper, tin and aluminum, as well as agricultural products such as corn, cocoa, coffee and sugar.
For investors wondering how to invest in commodities, we… Read More
Renewable energy stocks offer investors a lot of conceptual or emotional appeal—but you need to know all the risks.
Renewable energy stocks have gained in popularity with investors over the past few years as concern over the environment has grown. However, many of these companies have… Read More
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