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Crazy as it sounds, it's time to buy beef -- here's why

Technicals show it's time to flip to long when it comes to investing in cattle. There are ETF vehicles for doing so.

Beef Shortage Could Boost Agriculture ETFs

Agriculture ETFs like PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund could benefit from increasing global demand for beef.

UBS' New Commodity ETNs Could Be Overkill

UBS is piling into the commodity space with new ETNs. They backtest well, but it's a pretty crowded area.

Breaking News

Gap Stock Slumps On Wider Q1 Loss, Grim Profit Outlook As Shoppers Shun Casual Apparel

"Supply chain challenges and persistent delays significantly limited the brand's responsive abilities" to changing consumer trends, CEO Sonia Syngal told investors Thursday.

Big Lots Stock Crumbles After Surprise Q1 Loss As Inflation, Gas Price Surge Bites Spending

"We believe the slowdown was caused by the spending pressure our consumers felt from higher gas prices and broader inflation," said CEO Bruce Thorn.

Costco Beats Q3 Sales Forecast, Membership Revenues Near $1 Billion

Costco took in $984 million in new membership fee in its fiscal third quarter, helping the bulk retailer top Street forecasts for topline revenues.