On a purely cynical and insensitive basis, some folks might think to themselves that the novel coronavirus pandemic has been a net benefit to them. And they’re not entirely wrong as statistically, the total impact of the global health crisis has been limited to what we initially feared at the onset. Nevertheless, rising prices have…

As I explained in a recent interview with CGTN America anchor Rachelle Akuffo, the global supply chain crisis has impacted everything from Halloween costumes to video game consoles to — of course — personal vehicles both new and used. It’s possible that if you haven’t done your shopping by now, you might miss out on…

October has been a choppy month so far, forcing long-term investors to seek potentially safer assets, such as gold and silver stocks. Over the past month, the , while the  and . As a result, tailwinds for gold and silver stocks have become strong. After all, as most InvestorPlace.com readers probably know, gold typically has a low…

Long-term investors have always looked to precious metals stocks as safe-haven investments. These typically see their importance surge in times of volatility and declines in equity markets. Global political worries, like concerns about the current situation in Afghanistan, can also raise prices of precious metals. Many investors believe the outlook for gold these days is…

Given the incredible advancements of modern technologies, it’s no surprise that many analysts and investors regard precious metals as barbaric relics that serve little relevance. On some levels, I can appreciate their point. Buying gold stocks might seem like going for a bunt in a baseball game. Let’s face it — people are paying money…

Commodity stocks help diversify long-term investment portfolios. The range of commodities to consider varies from energy sources (such as oil, natural gas, and coal) to metals (including precious, rare and industrial) and agricultural produce (such as corn, coffee or wheat). Therefore, for retail investors, it can feel overwhelming to choose shares of businesses that focus…

If bullishness begets more bullishness, then you would assume that the current market setup is perfect for further gains. With the benchmark S&P 500 near all-time highs, along with the novel coronavirus pandemic fading steadily into the rearview mirror, confidence appears to be back. I hope so. But just in case, you might want to…