Sean Brodrick

Opportunity Erupts as the Potash Cartel Dissolves

by Sean Brodrick

North American potash producers got sucker-punched when Russian fertilizer giant OAO Uralkali suddenly said the price of potash could fall in a big way. Uralkali should know. At the same time it made the bold statement, it broke the news that it will back out of Belararus Potash Co. (BPC), its partnership with a Belarus-based fertilizer maker. Read On…

Natural Gas Is Primed for a Big Move

by Sean Brodrick

Are you looking for a rip-roaring bull market? Take a long, hard look at natural gas. Its price increased 40% to 60% during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012. If the S&P 500 did that, fat-cat bankers would do cartwheels down Wall Street. Read On…

How to Play the Oil Rally

by Sean Brodrick

Have the mainstream media yahoos who keep screaming about “the death of the commodity bull market” filled up their gas tanks lately? The price of gasoline is going up. And yep, crude oil is in a big bull market, the kind that just gushes potential profit opportunities. Read On…

Five Bullish Forces for Gold

by Sean Brodrick

Earlier this week, I was at The Oxford Club's Private Wealth Seminar in Ojai, Calif. It’s the same place Jimmy Kimmel got married at over the weekend. Apparently I just missed catching a glimpse of Jennifer Aniston and Ellen DeGeneres. But I say The Oxford Club brought the real stars. Read On…

Rodney Dangerfield of Metals Gets the Last Laugh

by Sean Brodrick

I call palladium the Rodney Dangerfield of metals because it “gets no respect, I tell ya, no respect at all.” Palladium is mostly an industrial metal, outdazzled by its flashier sisters gold, silver and platinum. While those other metals take frequent trips to the jewelry store, palladium toils away in the auto factory. But now - now - is palladium’s hour to shine. Read On…

Are Gold & Silver Zombie Metals?

by Sean Brodrick

The action in the gold and silver markets is enough to drive precious metals traders crazy, and in some cases, I think it has. Analysts who once talked up the metals are now saying gold will slump to $900 an ounce... or lower. Investors who once loved mining stocks now loathe them. Read On…