Where there is pain there is also opportunity.
Both the spot price and the price of physical silver have soared in recent days, though the spread between the two has not narrowed but rather widened.
Let's check out the prices and trends of copper futures today to see if they are sending us any messages.
The stock with a yield of 5.75% is down around 2008 levels, but a close up would help galvanize our opinion on owning the name.
I've never seen premiums this high, which is an indicator of the fear that is so prevalent.
Dramatically slashing interest rates to zero and promising huge asset purchases are instilling fear, not confidence, in market participants.
GLD longs should protect their positions right now.
A look at GLD and the Fidelity Select Gold Portfolio fund.
You will likely see very few buy recommendations from analysts today, but FNV could be one of them.
These real-life examples don't mean leveraged ETFs are without their use. They can make terrific short-term and intraday trading vehicles.