Why Silver Prices Today Are Hitting 2014 Lows
Silver prices today are trading at their lowest levels on the year, continuing a two-month bear cycle where the white metal has fallen significantly.
Prices are taking recent cues from the U.S. Dollar Index, as well as the U.S. Federal Reserve. Silver futures activity has also been a headwind for more than a month now.So what’s working against silver? And when will it hit the bottom and reverse this disappointing two-month downdraft? Find out here…
Our Latest List of the Best Stocks to Buy Now Is Brimming with Tech Picks
Best stocks to buy for the week ending Sept. 5, 2014:Last week for Money Morning Members, we highlighted seven stocks – five of which hail from the profit-rich tech sector.You can find all of last week's tips and recommendations here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now…
Why Today's Gold Price Is Going Down
Today (Thursday), gold fell to its lowest level since January. There are three reasons why today's gold price is going down…Here they are, plus the current gold price, gold futures data, and more...
What Causes Crude Oil Prices to Rise
Crude oil prices have had a volatile summer, with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) hitting a three-year high of $105.55 a barrel in June before settling back down near $92 this week.
Even with oil's volatility, investors can have a better idea of where the price of oil is headed if they know what causes oil prices to rise.Money Morning’s Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors says that “one of the most predictable patterns in the markets” is behind huge spikes in the price of oil…
Why the U.S. Dollar Is Rising, and Why It's Going to Fall
Make no mistake about the U.S. dollar's recent strength; the long-term health of the world reserve currency is still as precarious as it ever was despite the recent pick-me-ups it's received in foreign exchange markets.Here’s why the U.S. dollar is rising now – but won’t be forever…
Three of the Best Biotech Penny Stocks to Buy Now
For investors looking for the best penny stocks to buy, the biotech sector offers some of the best investment opportunities on the market.
Despite the fact that biotech stocks have been up and down in 2014, Money Morning's Bioscience Investment Specialist Ernie Tremblay sees great profit opportunities for the rest of 2014.Here are the three best biotech penny stocks to buy now and why they could take off…
252 Million Years Ago, This Nearly Wiped Out All Life… Tomorrow, It Could Solve Our Energy Problems
During the height of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy four years ago, I had my graduate students monitor the flow of oil from the sunken platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Most of their work involved rather straightforward calculations based on undersea camera footage.
But from time to time, flimsy protoplasmic-like structures would float across the screen. The students called them "ghosts."
One student even casually wondered, "What if the ghosts had caused all of this?"
With that, I walked over, checked some figures, and immediately called the U.S. Coast Guard contingent that was overseeing the data from the disaster.
Fast forward to today, and there have been some equally disquieting discoveries in the news of late.
So what do mysterious holes in the Siberian permafrost, hundreds of gas plumes off the East Coast of the United States, and our "ghosts" apparently have in common?
It seems to be icy methane hydrates, touted by some as the fuel of the future… Full Story
Gold Price Forecast: How the Yellow Metal Will Reach $5,000 per Ounce
A few years ago I issued a gold price forecast of $5,000 an ounce. I still believe that's a realistic price target – and now prominent gold mining experts are following suit.
Rob McEwen, founder and former chair and CEO of GoldCorp, said in a recent interview, "I'm a long-term believer in gold and I see it ultimately getting to $5,000 an ounce."Here's why gold prices are headed much higher...
Tesla's (Nasdaq: TSLA) Success in China Reveals a Better Path to Profits
Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock hit a new high on Aug. 29 thanks to very positive news out of China: The world leader in electric vehicles is set to install 400 charging stations in roughly 120 Chinese cities.
So far this year, TSLA shares are up more than 80%. And its Chinese expansion should propel the stock even further.And this high-octane stock will tack on another 50% over the next couple of years...