Silver’s Next Jackpot

There is a lot of money to be made this year by investing in the right silver company. That’s what I learned late last week when our research director, Andrew Gordon, e-mailed me an advance copy of his latest special report. The report will be going out to...

Master Limited Partnerships

In yesterday’s issue of ETR, I talked about Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). These companies take an entirely different approach than most in the oil and gas sector. They don’t explore or drill for oil or gas. They don’t buy or sell it either....

Mastering This Investment Class

The Marcellus Shale gas formation has drawn a lot of attention in the past few years. It contains an estimated 500 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and no fewer than 15 companies are drilling there. But natural gas prices have fluctuated quite a bit for the last...

Oil and Gas Profit Play

Yesterday, I told you that there is a class of investments that can produce gains that far exceed their risk level. I gave, as an example, Chevron and Exxon, which returned, respectively, an annual average of 19.9% and 10% over the last decade. Then I told you about...

Is The Modern Portfolio Theory Wrong?

Is it possible to make low-risk investments in the stock market and still earn high returns? The Modern Portfolio Theory says no. The theory states that the lower the risk of an investment, the lower the expected return. But that might not always be the case. There is...

Looking at the Markets? Look Up!

2011 looks like it will be a great year in the markets. While we are still very early in the first quarter, the S&P is already up 2.9%. And this is just after the fourth quarter of 2010, when the S&P rose 10.2%. If history repeats itself, the stock market...