Why Energy is Catching the Market’s Eye

Over the last month the energy sector has outperformed the market, and as you can see in the chart below, has done so by 6.5 percent. Year-to-date the sector is beating the S&P 500 Index by over 3 percent.

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What Is Worse Than Being at Risk?

You may have heard the old adage: “What is worse than being lost? Not knowing you are lost.” In that same vein: What is worse than being at risk? You guessed it! Not knowing you’re at risk.

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4 Areas Revved Up for a Resources Boom

Commodity returns vary wildly, as experienced resource investors can attest and our popular periodic table illustrates. This inherent volatility can spell opportunity for the nimble investor who can look past the mainstream headlines to identify hot spots. Our global resources expert, Brian Hicks, CFA, identified four we believe are revved up for a resources boom.

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GT Nexus: Moving Supply Chains to the Cloud

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing the Founder and Vice Chairman of GT Nexus, Kurt Cavano, I realized that his company is demonstrating every day why "the cloud" can be used for the most practical functions for every company on the planet that transacts virtually any kind of business.

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Follow the Money to Asia’s Tech Hub

China’s slower economic data points and a surplus in copper and iron ore drove many commodities lower this week, while gold rose. In the short term, until the copper and iron ore surplus is liquidated, or absorbed at a slower pace, the base metals market will likely be sloppy.

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