Inflation can be OK, but when it is not accompanied by solid economic growth it is called stagflation and is every central banker's nightmare.
I suggested a near term pullback in the precious metals could happen as the Dollar Index was poised for a bounce.
Let's examine where several key markets may be headed next -- and revisit financial manias throughout history.
What caused this rally?
If you want some exposure to copper prices without the futures market volatility, here's where you could go long FCX.
We know that the extra oil is coming, it is just a matter of when not if. The big question is demand.
The stock's uptrend has continued.
Traders may be mistaken in giving up on gold and silver and could miss out on potential solid gains in those metals.
Here's why I see leveraged-loans as the way to go, and the exchange-traded funds I've got my eyes on.
Oil market participants are a little offsides leaving prices vulnerable to a pullback.