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Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Matthew Bradbard
Wheat Trades Above 50-DMA
By Matthew Bradbard - Aug 28, 2014

US Wheat is lower by 25% in the last five months consolidating in a 40 cent range over the last six weeks. Like a coiled spring the longer prices remain constrained in this tight range the larger the...

Peter Grant
Debt: Don’t Think It Can’t Happen Again
By Peter Grant - Aug 28, 2014

Former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is now saying that “September and October of 2008 was the worst financial crisis in global history, including the Great Depression.” This is a pretty significant ...

Wall Street Daily
Is Aluminum The New Copper?
By Wall Street Daily - Aug 28, 2014

Copper is the undisputed king of industrial metals, particularly because its conductivity is ideal for most industrial uses. But when copper prices soar relative to other industrial metals – like ...

Gregory W. Harmon
Relative Gold Weakness Aint Over Yet
By Gregory W. Harmon - Aug 28, 2014

Gold has been weak relative to the S&P 500. This has been the case since mid 2011. And throughout 2014 there have been signs that there might be an inflection point in the making. Gold might be ready ...

Anna Coulling
Check Out Silver For A View On Gold
By Anna Coulling - Aug 28, 2014

For gold traders, the last few months have been challenging to say the least, with the precious metal lurching higher and lower driven by fear, the US Dollar, a singular lack of any inflation and ...

Base Metals Take A Vacation In August
By MetalMiner  - Aug 28, 2014

Copper is down only 0.7% this month. After a dropping at the beginning of the month, it is coming back again to remain in its medium-term uptrend. Copper still has to prove itself, but with other ...

Alfonso Esparza
Oil Rises Before Report, Decline Seen
By Alfonso Esparza - Aug 27, 2014

West Texas Intermediate increased for a second day before a government report that’s forecast to show U.S. crude stockpiles dropped. Brent advanced in London. Crude supplies probably fell by 2.5 ...