Food

  • 07 Jun
    KR could rebound and rise more than 25%

    KR could rebound and rise more than 25%

    We’ve watched volatility in the broad market increase significantly this year compared to last year, and some of that was a reflection of uncertainty about the economy’s health and sustainability moving forward. Those are conditions that usually give investors a reason to look for more conservative, defensive types of investments, and in the stock market, one of the sectors that usually provides that comes from the Consumer Staples arena. More →

  • 08 Mar
    The Disruptions Coming To Food Will Blow Your Mind – & Potentially Your Portfolio

    The Disruptions Coming To Food Will Blow Your Mind – & Potentially Your Portfolio

    • There’s a lot more pain coming for the food retail—and related—industry.
    • Amazon’s story is still at the beginning.
    • Farmland might also be hit by the Dutch disruption.



    Introduction

    I had to go to the grocery store yesterday, which meant I had to lose 20 minutes of my day to something that, let’s be honest, doesn’t really enrich my life.

    As the current economy and consumer demand is focused on receiving value by saving time, while I was shopping I started to think about how this industry could be disrupted in the medium to long term. I went deeper and got to some interesting conclusions that might have severe repercussions on a lot of things in the future as well as our investment portfolios. More →

  • 25 Jan
    Why You Should Consider Seafood Stocks

    Why You Should Consider Seafood Stocks

    • Last week, we discussed why investing in agriculture is important and also 7 different investing opportunities in the agriculture sector.
    • I see the agriculture sector as an excellent play in this current environment because it offers no correlation to the current exuberant stock market and there is high potential upside coming from a rebound in food prices.
    • A big part of the food chain is seafood, so today we are going to analyze the sector by discussing seafood stocks.



    Seafood

    Seafood consumption is relatively small in comparison to land-based animal proteins. An average American eats 138.1 pounds of beef and chicken per year while only 14.1 pounds of seafood. However, the attitude toward seafood is growing more and more positive which should bode well for seafood producers. More →

    By Sven Carlin Food Investiv Daily
  • 23 Oct
    Sunday Edition: Agricultural Grains – A Safe & Potentially Very Profitable Long Term Investment

    Sunday Edition: Agricultural Grains – A Safe & Potentially Very Profitable Long Term Investment

    Today we continue with our series on Elliott Wave patterns and how to use them to identify the end of a bear market and the beginning of a new bull market.

    The market we are going to focus on today is food commodities, specifically grains, and we’ll discuss where prices might be headed over the next several years.

    The chart below is a long term chart of wheat which we will use as our proxy for the entire grain market. However, corn, soybeans, and oats all have similar price patterns on their long term charts as well. More →

  • 05 Oct
    How Investing In Food Now Can Make A Difference

    How Investing In Food Now Can Make A Difference

    • Food is a delicate subject as it is a matter of life and death.
    • Food prices are influenced by weather conditions which work in 2-5 year cycles, but the market only looks at short term supply and demand balances.
    • By investing in food when prices are low and selling when prices are high, you do good by bringing balance to the food market which is essential for eliminating hunger and creating a sustainable global food ecosystem.

    Introduction

    Today we’re discussing a delicate topic: food and investing in it. More →

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