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Danske Markets
Recovery In 2015, Stabilising In 2016   
By Danske Markets - Nov 25, 2014

Key themes The move by the People's Bank of China (PBoC) to cut its leading interest rates was an important step for commodity markets. First, in the short run, it supports economic growth in China ...

Mike Macdonald
Precious Metals Remain Trapped In Range
By Mike Macdonald - Nov 25, 2014

Precious Metals Index Relative to Commodity Index (via PowerShares DB Commodity Index (ARCA:DBC)): Precious Metals (via PowerShares db Precious Metals ETF (NYSE:DBP)) remain trapped in the highlighted...

Ed Yardeni
The World Is Awash In Oil
By Ed Yardeni - Nov 25, 2014

Consumers should be thankful for the plunge in oil prices since the summer. The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil peaked this year at $115.15 on June 19. It is down 31% to $79.43 since then. The ...

Stuart McPhee
Gold: Struggling At Resistance At $1200
By Stuart McPhee - Nov 25, 2014

Gold for Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Over several days last week Gold made repeated runs at the resistance level at $1200 and failed every time, before finishing the week breaking through ever so ...

The National Bank of Canada
Oil: The Week Ahead
By The National Bank of Canada - Nov 24, 2014

China's central bank cut interest rates last week, and this supported energy prices, which have not been this low for some time. Even though it is difficult to predict the course of prices over the ...

Michael Pento
Here’s Why Gold Is Headed Higher
By Michael Pento - Nov 24, 2014 1

What really drives the price of Gold? Some say it's a fear gauge. Others prefer to look at the demand coming from the Indian wedding season. But the silliest of all conclusions to reach is that the ...

EWM Interactive
Brent Oil Prices To End The Slump Soon?
By EWM Interactive  - Nov 24, 2014

Brent Oil has been declining sharply during the last five months, falling down from above $115 per barrel in June to under $77 in November. It may seem the sell-off will last forever, but the Elliott ...

George Dorgan
Why Was The Gold Price So Low In 1999/2000?
By George Dorgan - Nov 24, 2014

To find the reason why the Gold price was weak in the late 1990s we need to analyze sector balances. Effectively private spending and private debt went in two different directions: a heavy increase in...