Since mid-July when Mario Draghi pledged to do "whatever it takes" to save the euro, the above-mentioned ETFs substantially increased both their price and relative strength. And while I would still wait for general market weakness, consolidation and/or a near-term pullback before buying resources-related assets , the general trend toward asset reflation should remain in place for quite some time.

It follows that one might look to commit new dollars to a few key resources-related possibilities ... incrementally and opportunistically. Exchange-traded vehicles that I may consider for more assertive client portfolios include assets such as iShares DJ Materials ( IYM), First Trust Natural Gas ( FCG) and/or iShares Natural Resources ( IGE).

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