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How a Massive Decline in Oil Prices Could Impact Alternative Energy

I’m forecasting a major decline in oil prices in the next decade for two reasons: 1) A major global slowdown and deflationary environment after five years of desperate stimulus, which

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Copper Short Working Well So Far

This morning’s jobs report showed that more jobs were created in the U.S. last month than analysts had expected. The bullish report certainly moved markets… pushing U.S. stock indices higher,

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It Looks Bad… Even For the Most Unpredictable Commodity

  The two things I hate predicting the most are currencies and oil. That’s because sudden political events drive them more than demographics or other fundamentals. Yet, over the long

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Natural Gas: The Beginning of a New Era?

This year’s winter weather has been one for the record books! And as you’re likely aware, it’s sent energy prices soaring. Check out the price hikes we’ve seen since early

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Dr. Copper Is Still Sick

The long-time relationship between copper and the stock market ended in 2011. Commodity prices peaked that year and have fallen sharply since. Meanwhile, stocks have continued higher, unfazed by Dr.

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Better than the Doctor?

The copper market is widely accepted as a forecasting tool, often called Dr. Copper for its ability to diagnose sick stock markets before they collapse and require drastic life-saving measures.

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A Note From Harry on the Emerging Market’s Beating Today

I’ve been warning, since early 2013, that emerging markets have been underperforming global markets. The biggest reason is simple: My 30-year commodity cycle peaked between mid-2008 and early 2011, right

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Did You Sell Gasoline?

Gasoline prices have been climbing steadily since 2009. But it’s about the only commodity that’s sustained such a strong upward price-trend these past five years. We’re clearly in a deflationary

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How to Play Both Sides of the Natural-Gas Pricing Game in One Easy Step

People ask me all the time: “Is natural gas good for America?” My answer is always a caveat-laden: “Yes, and no. It depends on who you ask.” And then I

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Investors Counting on This One Commodity Could be in for a Rude Awakening

  Back in 2005, everyone was worried about U.S. jobs moving overseas. When I spoke to groups, someone in the audience would inevitably stand up and ask if I thought