We have updated our privacy policy and terms & conditions. Find out more here.

Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Ed Yardeni
Global Oil Demand
By Ed Yardeni - Feb 20, 2014

The latest data, compiled by Oil Market Intelligence, show that the global supply of crude oil jumped to another record high during January. Global demand did the same, but its growth rate is ...

Frank Holmes
Charts To Make Gold Bulls Happy
By Frank Holmes - Feb 19, 2014

Gold lovers’ hearts beat faster last week, as the metal rose above $1,300 an ounce for the first time since November. The precious metal also climbed above its 200-day moving average, which hasn’t ...

Tim Knight
Gold Bulls Want This To Happen
By Tim Knight - Feb 19, 2014

I haven’t been trading gold or miners recently. Precious metals certainly seem to have made some kind of bottom -- whether it's 'the' bottom remains to be seen, but getting beneath the levels set at ...

Peter Grant
Gold Consolidates Ahead Of Fed Minutes
By Peter Grant - Feb 19, 2014

Gold is consolidating, below the sixteen-week high of 1332.10 that was established on Monday, as the market awaits the minutes from from the January FOMC meeting. Those minutes will be released at ...

Gregory W. Harmon
Corn Starting To Grow
By Gregory W. Harmon - Feb 19, 2014

Corn (ZC_F)(CORN) was all the rage in the commodity trading space just a year ago. Reaching prices near 8.50 per bushel in mid 2012, a year later it fell precipitously from 7.30 to 4.50, the current ...

T. Marc Schober
Who's Right About Corn Prices?
By T. Marc Schober - Feb 19, 2014

There is considerable difference of opinion about the prospects for corn prices beyond the current marketing year. Those differences are illustrated by the contrast in price expectations reflected in ...

Mingze Wu
WTI Crude Now Testing 102.5 Support
By Mingze Wu - Feb 19, 2014

WTI prices shot up yesterday out of the blue. Certainly risk appetite helped send the commodity prices higher, but the strong gains seen in Crude weren't matched by any other major risk-correlated ...

Gold Resumes Drop Ahead Of Fed Minutes
By ICN.com  - Feb 19, 2014

Precious-Gold dropped for a second straight session on Wednesday after facing some profit taking, ahead of Fed minutes which may show policymakers were in favor of further stimulus reduction. The ...

Alex Gurr
Silver Pushing To New Highs
By Alex Gurr - Feb 19, 2014

Silver markets have been explosive over the last few days as the market has gone from trending upwards to literally jumping upwards on the charts, as momentum and volatility kicked in with rampant ...

Jason Sen
Gasoil: Selling Opportunity At 934/935
By Jason Sen - Feb 19, 2014

Gasoil beat last week's high at 928 to reach strong resistance and a selling opportunity at 934/935. However, we ran over quite a bit to 938 meaning 934 will be the key for today. Below here targets ...

Jason Sen
Spot Gold: Severely Overbought
By Jason Sen - Feb 19, 2014

Gold severely overbought on daily chart and headed below 1326/27 as expected. This also acted nicely as resistance in the afternoon. We held the 1313 support yesterday but as we break 2 week trend ...

Jason Sen
Nat Gas: Continues Highert
By Jason Sen - Feb 19, 2014

` Natural Gas continued higher as expected as we reach for the recent January/February highs at 5725-5737. Overbought short term so a good chance of a high for the day here. However be ready to go ...