ONE-TWENTY TWO - A collection of personal articles on financial markets including analysis you can use
Aug
14

A Chance to Buy Corn At A Potential Bottom

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on August 13, 2013. Click here to read the entire piece.) If there was any time for Teucrium Corn (CORN) to finally bounce, Monday (August 12, 2013) was it. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its projection for record corn […]

Read More About - A Chance to Buy Corn At A Potential Bottom »

Sep
17

The QE2 Reference Price Identifies the Strongest Iron Ore and Metallurgical Coal Plays

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on September 16, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) Last week, I demonstrated how the timing of QE2 provided a useful reference point for buying Freeport-McMoran (FCX) as part of a coming revision of the commodity crash playbook. In this […]

Read More About - The QE2 Reference Price Identifies the Strongest Iron Ore and Metallurgical Coal Plays »

Sep
17

Using the QE2 Reference Price To Buy Freeport-McMoRan

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on September 10, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) {snip}…I want to demonstrate how well last year’s playbook has worked for Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) (so far!). One of the rules from the playbook states: “QE2 (the second […]

Read More About - Using the QE2 Reference Price To Buy Freeport-McMoRan »

May
23

BHP’s Price Warning Brings the Commodity Crash Playbook Back In Focus

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on May 20, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) BHP Billiton (BHP) Chairman Jacques Nasser raised eyebrows in a discussion with reporters on Wednesday, May 16th when he indicated that commodity prices are likely to keep falling for now: “The […]

Read More About - BHP’s Price Warning Brings the Commodity Crash Playbook Back In Focus »

Apr
25

2012 Has Delivered Some Attractive Bargains In Commodities

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on April 23, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) Commodity stocks have generally underperformed the stock market in 2012. I still cannot decide whether this weakness represents a leading indicator of broader weakness to come or a fortuitous relief to […]

Read More About - 2012 Has Delivered Some Attractive Bargains In Commodities »

Apr
11

Chart Review: Canada Index Fund ETF Printing A Major Topping Pattern

written by Dr. Duru

Last year I made the case for investing in Canada in 2012 (see “Buying Canadian On Expectations For Stronger Growth“). I have only made one move since then (buying Encana Corporation (ECA) on weakness in natural gas prices) as I continue to wait for discount prices. I thought just such an opportunity had arrived in […]

Read More About - Chart Review: Canada Index Fund ETF Printing A Major Topping Pattern »

Jan
21

Opportunities From the Crash In Natural Gas

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on January 17, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) Last year I wrote a two-part series leveraging the work of Jeremy Grantham to develop a strategy for profiting from a crash in commodity prices (see “Profiting from Physical Assets in […]

Read More About - Opportunities From the Crash In Natural Gas »

Dec
6

Time to Moderate Bullishness on the Australian Dollar

written by Dr. Duru

This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on December 5, 2011. Click here to read the entire piece.) The Australian dollar was a particularly strong beneficiary of last week’s bullish euphoria. Although the dollar index has only lost about 1% since its most recent peak on Friday, Nov 25, […]

Read More About - Time to Moderate Bullishness on the Australian Dollar »

Oct
8

A Review of the Commodities Crash Playbook As Another Phase of Selling Ends

written by Dr. Duru

This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) Commodities across the board have suffered mightily during the stock market’s recent correction. In the first phase of the sell-off (from late July to early August), a few commodity-related stocks triggered buys by erasing all […]

Read More About - A Review of the Commodities Crash Playbook As Another Phase of Selling Ends »

Sep
20

Chart Review: Google Hits Resistance, Freeport Mcmoran Makes New 2011 Lows

written by Dr. Duru

Many technology stocks have rebounded sharply off their August lows. Stocks like Amazon (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL) have even managed to register fresh all-time highs in the past week. On the other hand, Google (GOOG) has gone nowhere in about two years and now faces overhead resistance yet again. In today’s trading, GOOG was turned […]

Read More About - Chart Review: Google Hits Resistance, Freeport Mcmoran Makes New 2011 Lows »

 Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe by Email Follow DrDuru on Twitter
Follow DrDuru
20-50% off entire stock NCAA apparel at Kohl's OLD ARCHIVES

Recent Archives

Great Links

Tag Cloud

Join In

Disclaimer