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Ryan Jordan
The Myths Of Precious Metals Bears
By Ryan Jordan - Sep 06, 2013

After a two year bear market for gold and silver, it would not be an exaggeration to say that precious metals bulls have been discredited. Those waiting for the end of the US Dollar reserve system, ...

Mingze Wu
WTI Crude: Facing 109.0 Resistance
By Mingze Wu - Sep 06, 2013

Crude Oil gained strongly yesterday, in line with various stronger economic numbers that was released yesterday. However, the bullish impact on Stocks wasn’t as great, suggesting that there was ...

Jason Sen
Corn CME: Profit Taking On Longs Possible
By Jason Sen - Sep 06, 2013

Corn failed to beat 470 and broke 467/466 to reach as far as 459. A low for the day was expected here as we start to look oversold short term and longs were held as stops below 456 were not activated....

Jan Skoyles
Will Gold Protect You From Inflation?
By Jan Skoyles - Sep 06, 2013

The following is the summary of a paper that was recently authored by Professor Brian Lucey, Jonathan A. Batten and Cetin Ciner. The paper is entitled ‘On the Economic Determinants of the ...

Jason Sen
Sugar #11: Trade The Range, Wait For A Breakout
By Jason Sen - Sep 06, 2013

Sugar #11 hovering between 16.65 and August lows at 16.26 for about 3 weeks now. The general rule is to trade the range and wait for a breakout. A break lower sees 16.22 but below here we could target...

MetalMiner
Lead Price: Stronger Than Other Base Metals
By MetalMiner  - Sep 05, 2013

The lead market is not one that gets a lot of coverage, possibly because such a large proportion of demand comes from the battery sector that unless there is a cataclysmic disruption to the supply ...

Benzinga
Brent Steady Above $115 On Committee Approval
By Benzinga  - Sep 05, 2013

Brent crude oil was steady on Thursday as concerns about supply interruptions due to military strikes in Syria eased. The commodity traded at $115.09 at 6:45 GMT on Thursday morning. Despite ...

Jason Sen
Long-Term Spot Gold
By Jason Sen - Sep 05, 2013

Spot Gold saw a drift lower as expected hitting 1404/03 for some profit taking on our shorts from 1414/15 and then 1396/94 for profit taking on the balance. We then continued lower to try longs at ...

Jason Sen
Sugar #11: October Contract
By Jason Sen - Sep 05, 2013

Sugar #11 hovering between 16.65 and August lows at 16.26 for about two-weeks now. The general rule is to trade the range and wait for a breakout. A break lower sees 16.22 but below here we could ...

Jason Sen
December's Corn CME Contract
By Jason Sen - Sep 05, 2013

Corn tried a move towards 476/477 for profit taking on our longs as hoped but only made it to 474. We just survived a test of Tuesday’s low as we start to look oversold short term. 469/470 ...

Jason Sen
December's Wheat CME Contract
By Jason Sen - Sep 05, 2013

Wheat for December broke 648/646 as feared in this bear trend but we held just above the target and August lows at 638/635. We are oversold short term now after heavy losses this week. A test of ...