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Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Tim Knight
Crude Oil Finally Breaks To The Downside By Tim Knight - Oct 26, 2016

Since the highest concentration of my positions is in energy, I’m persistently interested in the price of crude oil. It seems to have finally, after weeks of being range-bound, broken to the ...

Martin Janson
Silver: Pending Break, Upside Preferred By Martin Janson - Oct 26, 2016

XAG/USD DAILY The price has formed a small consolidation triangle/pennant at two different support crosspoint - the first is the 2016 rising trendline support, and the other - old resistance/new ...

Craig Erlam
Oil Declines To Weigh On European Indices By Craig Erlam - Oct 26, 2016

European equity markets are expected to open a little lower on Wednesday, with the recent drop in oil prices partially responsible but also as indices continue to struggle for momentum as they attempt...

Is Nickel Setting Up For A New Rally? By MetalMiner - Oct 26, 2016

Most base metals fell this month, pressured by a rising US dollar. Meanwhile, nickel prices traded almost flat. Why does this matter? This means that despite downward pressure in the metal complex ...

Jay Kaeppel
Down The Oil Well 1 More Time By Jay Kaeppel - Oct 25, 2016

A while back I wrote an article about a hypothetical bearish position using options on ticker United States Oil (NYSE:USO) – an ETF that (purports) to track the price of crude oil. Long story ...

Gregory W. Harmon
3 Things To Watch In Oil By Gregory W. Harmon - Oct 25, 2016

Crude oil has been going through a long bottoming process. Just when you thought that it had found a bottom in August last year, it stalled for a couple of months and then dove further to a new low in...

Mike (Mish) Shedlock
How 1 Billionaire Became A Gold Bug By Mike (Mish) Shedlock - Oct 25, 2016

Hugo Salinas-Price, a hard currency advocate, and the founder of Mexico’s (MX:ELEKTRA) retail chain explains in the following guest post how he became a gold bug. How I Became a Gold-Bug by Hugo...

The National Bank of Canada
Weekly Energy By The National Bank of Canada - Oct 25, 2016

Last week crude oil prices were relatively stable, with WTI moving in a range of USD 49 to 52/barrel. The price of diesel in CAD/litre climbed 0.02 CAD/litre. The market is wondering whether the OPEC...

Market Pulse
Copper Flirts With Yearly Support By Market Pulse - Oct 25, 2016

The copper market can be a confusing beast. Along with iron ore, it is that most bellwether of the commodities to the health of the global economy. It is rather surprising then, that as oil and ...