Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Warren Bevan
Dead Cat Bounce Or Iraqi Increase
By Warren Bevan - Jun 15, 2014

Markets were extremely overbought last weekend and began to roll over this week right on schedule. We are well off those overbought readings now and are setting up for another round of strength as ...

Andrew Thrasher
3 Bullish Charts For Silver
By Andrew Thrasher - Jun 15, 2014

Today I want to take a look at a couple of charts for Silver and discuss whether we may be seeing some signs of the commodity creating a bottom. First up we have the weekly chart of the price action ...

Tommy Humphreys
Gold And The Rule Of Maximum Pain
By Tommy Humphreys - Jun 15, 2014

Three weeks ago Gold broke down below support near $1275. At that time it was impossible to find a single bull in the room. Speculators (trend followers) also began initiating fresh short positions ...

Week Ahead Should See Major Test For Gold
By  - Jun 15, 2014 2

Gold seems to have found support at $1240, where we saw accumulation form, and has been rallying since. Gold closed last week forming a morning star pattern off the bottom trendline of an ascending ...

Marc Chandler
Brent And West Texas Oil Prices Higher
By Marc Chandler - Jun 14, 2014

The success of the insurgency in Iraq emerged last week as an important geopolitical development for investors and policy makers. Between Russia's action in Crimea and east Ukraine, and territorial ...

Alex Gurr
Threats, Markets, Iraq And Oil
By Alex Gurr - Jun 13, 2014

Global threats are nothing new to markets, but the impact they can have is incredible. Commodity prices can jump quickly, and volatility can drive markets to the point of collapse; as we saw in the ...

Saxo Bank
Iraqi Tensions Raising Concern About Another Oil Spike
By Saxo Bank - Jun 13, 2014

It has been a very busy week across the different commodity sectors with the escalating tensions and violence in Iraq by far being the most important driver both for energy and precious ...

Marc Chandler
Brent, WTI And Iraq
By Marc Chandler - Jun 13, 2014

The success of the insurgency in Iraq has emerged this week as a an important geopolitical development for investors and policy makers. Between Russia's action in Crimea and east Ukraine, and ...

ICM Brokers
Friday’s Oil And Gold
By ICM Brokers - Jun 13, 2014

Crude OilWTI U.S. stocks slumped the most in three weeks and oil climbed to an eight-month high as violence escalated across Iraq. Treasuries rallied on signs the U.S. economic recovery remains ...
Oil Futures Hit 9-Month High On Iraq
By  - Jun 13, 2014

The energy markets were poised for a very strong weekly performance on Friday, with both oil benchmarks hitting the highest level in nine months amid fears of supply disruption in Iraq. The ...

Tiho Brkan
Big Move Coming In Precious Metals
By Tiho Brkan - Jun 13, 2014

Chart 1: Precious Metals are between a rock and hard place. A big move is coming!   Source: Short Side of Long Central Fund of Canada (ARCA:CEF), which does a great job representing prices of gold and...