The Periodic Table of Commodity Returns (2021 Edition)

By Dorothy Neufeld, Visual Capitalist, The Periodic Table of Commodity Returns (2011-2020) Being a commodity investor can feel like riding […]

Emerging Markets 2016 Outlook

By Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton Blog, In many respects, 2015 was a challenging year for investors in emerging markets. However, […]

Three Words for Brazil

By Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton Mobius Blog, As long-time investors in Brazil, the recent presidential election has been of keen […]

Classic Cars, Lean Hogs and Duchamp Art Lead Alternative Investment Ranking

By Devin Banerjee, Bloomberg, “I am a musician, and the monkey is a businessman. He doesn’t tell me what to […]

Interactive Chart: Long-Term Commodity Performance Comparison

Link: 38 Year Performance History on Various Commodities From NIA site. The long-term performance of precious metals, agricultural commodities, oil, copper, […]

Property Crushes Hedge Funds in Alternative Markets

By Devin Banerjee,  Bloomberg Markets Magazine, “Why would anyone invest in the stock market?” Hamilton “Tony” James looked up from […]

U.S. Farm Bills Fuel Food Price Inflation

U.S. Farm Bills Fuel Food Price Inflation  From NIA, The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 expired at the […]

Byron Wien Announces “The Ten Surprises” for 2013

By Prieur du Plessis, from investmentpostcards, Byron Wien, Vice Chairman of Blackstone (BX 16.76 ↑1.82%) Advisory Partners, yesterday issued his list […]

Funds Boost Bullish Farm Bets on Shortages

By Elizabeth Campbell, Bloomberg, Funds increased bullish bets on agricultural commodities by the most in more than a year on […]