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Will The Prices Of Natural Gas Rise?
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 - Apr 20, 2014

Cinderella Gas at the Thieves Ball Simple questions can have complicated answers, but for Cinderella Gas the clock has a habit of chiming 12-midnight all too often. The simple question is how come ...

 
Can US Gas Ever Replace Russian Gas For Europe?
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 - Apr 20, 2014

Recent entreaties by various US politicians to help wean Europe off of Russian gas are simply preposterous.  The numbers don't add up, and they never will. Let's begin with the facts: 16% of natural ...

 
Gold Speculators Decreased Bullish Positions For 4th Consecutive Week
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 - Apr 20, 2014

Weekly CFTC Net Speculator Report Gold: Large futures market traders and speculators decreased their overall bullish bets in gold futures last week for the fourth straight week last week and to the ...

 
Crude Oil Speculators Raised Bullish Positions For 4th Week In COT Data
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 - Apr 20, 2014

Weekly CFTC Net Speculator Report Crude Oil: Large futures market traders and speculators raised their overall bullish bets in crude oil futures for a fourth straight week and to a new highest level ...

 
Gold Eases On Ukraine Talks
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Gold is a little easier below $1300 today following reports of a possible deescalation of tensions between Ukraine and Russia. The four-party talks in Geneva reportedly garnered an agreement that all ...

 
Gold And Silver Triggers
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Judging by the precious metals forums, its confirmed…everyone is bearish and short Gold and Silver, waiting for Goldman Sachs prediction to come true. But what if they’re wrong? More ...

 
Eastern Gold And Western Banks
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Eastern Gold Demand Makes Price Manipulation Difficult for Western Central Banks For decades many of us in the hard money world have speculated that cloak and dagger activity by large financial ...

 
Oil Rally Running Out Of Steam
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 - Apr 17, 2014
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Today we have an interesting opportunity for Oil. Oil has been rising for quite some time now, as the tensions in the Ukraine escalated. The prices are now reaching an important resistance level, and ...

 
News A Key Mover For Oil
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 - Apr 17, 2014

The Oil markets are known for their swings up and down, especially in times of crises and times of recession. The most frequent market mover though, is the oil inventory data released by the Energy ...

 
Copper Trading At $6647 Up By $15
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 - Apr 17, 2014

3 month forward copper prices at LME ended the day at $6619 up by $80 from its previous close. Interestingly the commodity was trading steady until mid European session however, just before the US ...

 
Gold Trades Below $1300 As US Economic Outlook Weighs
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Precious-Gold traded below $1300 an ounce on Thursday on expectations ongoing recovery signs from the U.S. would curb haven demand on the metal. Gold prices plunged 1.82 percent on Tuesday, hitting ...

 
Spot Gold Remains Quiet
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Gold very quiet as we consolidate Tuesday's sharp losses. Today immediate support is 1296/95 but below 1292 risks a retest of this week's low at 1285/84. If we continue lower look for a test of April...

 
Gold: Bearish Wave In Action
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Gold has recovered up to 1320-1342 resistance area that we highlighted it several times in our past updates. We also noted that bearish reversal could be near if we consider a double zigzag from the ...

 
Defending Gold's Key Level
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 - Apr 17, 2014
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Gold oscillated around 1300 yesterday in quiet trading, finding support at 1293 and resistance at the 50% retracement of the April rally around 1304. The bulls must break above this level, which has ...

 
Gold, Silver And The Mining Sector: Prepare For A Severe Fall
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 - Apr 17, 2014
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Background This is a distressing time for Gold and Silver bulls like me who are constantly on the lookout for a turnaround in the precious metals sector. I’m confident that it will come but not just ...

 
Oil, Gold Both Driven By Ukraine Situation
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 - Apr 17, 2014

CLOil is being driven more by the Ukraine situation,” Guy Wolf, global head of market analytics at Marex Spectron Group in London, said by e-mail. “Does this situation mean more intense ...

 
Nickel Rally Not Over Yet‏
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 - Apr 17, 2014

The nickel price has rallied more than 20% since late February and significantly outperformed other base metals over this period. The sharp price increase is mainly due to supply concerns which we ...