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Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Matthew Weller
Gold: A Safe Haven No More?
By Matthew Weller - Jun 30, 2015 5

One of the big themes we’ve been exploring this week as the Greek debt negotiations deteriorate is the appeal of so-called “safe haven” assets. Most traditional safe haven assets are...

Gary Christenson
Silver's About To Get Volatile
By Gary Christenson - Jun 30, 2015

Silver has moved sideways for about nine months, after it moved sideways from a slightly higher level for about 14 months. Boring! The big events in the past 5 years have been: August 2010: Silver ...

Arnaldo Luiz Correa
Can It Get Any Worse?
By Arnaldo Luiz Correa - Jun 30, 2015

NY closed the week at a high. July/2015, which expires next Tuesday, closed Friday’s session trading at 11.67 cents per pound, 12 dollars per ton over the previous week’s closing. All the ...

T. Marc Schober
Big Corn Goes After Sugar
By T. Marc Schober - Jun 30, 2015

The powerful U.S. corn lobby is launching an unusual offensive against the country's sugar sector, an old foe in the lucrative sweetener market: seeking to overturn the controversial, near-century old...

Crude Oil: June 30th, 2015
By ICN.com  - Jun 30, 2015

Oil has been moving around 23.6% Fibonacci at 58.25 along with consecutive attempts to stabilize below it. SMA20 and SMA50 are covering the movements from the topside, and this is also a negative ...

Gold Fails To Maintain Levels Above 1189.25
By ICN.com  - Jun 30, 2015

Gold failed to maintain levels above 38.2% at 1189.25 and trading remains below SMA50-colored in red- therefore, we prefer to be neutral. Falling below 1179.00 and 117.65 could bring the bearishness ...

Anna Coulling
Panic? Oddly, Not According To Gold
By Anna Coulling - Jun 30, 2015 1

Panic – what panic? At least not according to the price of gold. While other markets have seen extreme volatility with equities plunging, currency pairs opening gapped down, and the VIX moving ...

Keith Weiner
Silver Flash Crash: A Forensic Analysis
By Keith Weiner - Jun 30, 2015

On Friday morning, at around midnight (Arizona time), the price of silver had a little crash. It dropped 30 cents in 11 minutes. More importantly, it dropped more than 10 cents in a single second. ...

Stuart McPhee
Gold Remains Steady Around $1180
By Stuart McPhee - Jun 30, 2015

Gold – Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 Throughout all of last week, gold fell sharply from above the key $1200 level back to below $1170 and a two week low. It has recently surged higher to back above ...

Doug Short
Weekly Gasoline Price Update: Down A Penny
By Doug Short - Jun 30, 2015

It's time again for our weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The price of Regular and Premium each went down by two cents from last week. According to...

Dan Norcini
Crude Oil Weakness Is Not Gold Friendly
By Dan Norcini - Jun 30, 2015

Amidst all the talk about “Grexit” (are the rest of you as sick of hearing about this as I am at this point?), one thing being overlooked, especially by those who keep calling for some ...