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Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Jason Sen
WTI Crude: Under Pressure
By Jason Sen - Jul 03, 2014

WTI Crude unable to hold above 105.35/30 keeping the market under pressure and triggered heavier selling pressure as forecast to target good support at 104.30/20. Prices bottomed almost exactly here ...

Jason Sen
Nat Gas: 4340/30 Area Remains Very Important
By Jason Sen - Jul 03, 2014

Natural Gas broke last week's low at 4375 keeping the market under pressure for the next downside target of 4353/48. The 4340/30 area is very important support today. There is a strong chance of a ...

New EPA Rules Set to Slam Metals Markets
By MetalMiner  - Jul 03, 2014

Perhaps no piece of legislation or regulation will make as profound an impact on energy markets and large downstream consumers of energy (including steel and aluminum producers) as the recent carbon ...

ICM Brokers
Oil And Gold Analysis: Crude Prices Dip
By ICM Brokers - Jul 03, 2014

Crude OilCrude oil prices dipped early in Asia on Thursday with exports from Libya and relative quiet in Iraq keeping sentiment subdued. Libyan rebels who have seized eastern oil ports have agreed to ...

Dr. Jeffrey Lewis
Silver: A Return To Equlibrium Price?
By Dr. Jeffrey Lewis - Jul 03, 2014

Price discovery in all commodities is an electronic paper affair. While the macro-economy and the geopolitical provide a distant framework, they do not wield significant direct influence. The ...

Danske Markets
Near-Term Downside Risks For Oil Prices‏  
By Danske Markets - Jul 03, 2014

Focus in the global Oil market looks to be slowly shifting from the insurgence in Iraq to the potential near-term downside risks. Attention is likely to shift to the prospect of an Iranian nuclear ...

Peter Grant
Gold Well-Bid Near 3-Month Highs
By Peter Grant - Jul 02, 2014

Gold remains well bid, having established a new three-month high at 1333.12 yesterday. The yellow metal dipped early in New York trading after the ADP employment survey beat expectations, but those ...

Peter Vogel
Commodity Bull Or Bear?
By Peter Vogel - Jul 02, 2014

Long Term Perspective Many investors are uncertain whether we are in a commodity bull or bear market. Without a doubt, there are a lot of conflicting fundamentals regarding shortages and surpluses in...

Wall Street Daily
The Resurrection of 'Dirty' Coal
By Wall Street Daily - Jul 02, 2014

In May, I told readers that U.S. coal was finding a home in Europe. U.S. coal exports this year are expected to exceed 100 million tons (mt) for the third consecutive year – a record run. Nearly half ...

Spot Gold May Choppy Trade Range $1332-1305 Levels
By CommodityOnline - Jul 02, 2014

However, the extension of such correction is least expected beyond $1301. Meanwhile, the broad picture requires a close above $1343 for bigger rallies targeting $1354/1368, followed by $1382 ...

Copper Stalls Ahead of China Data  
By Dailyfx  - Jul 02, 2014

Talking Points Crude to take guidance from inventories and Iraqi supply concerns Gold and silver at a crossroads ahead of US labour market figures Platinum breaks out as supply disruption fears linger...

Kenny Fisher
Gold Listless Ahead Of ADP
By Kenny Fisher - Jul 02, 2014

Gold is listless on Wednesday, as the spot price stands at $1327.61 per ounce in the European session. On the release front, today's highlight is the ADP Nonfarm Payrolls, which should be treated as a...