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Commodities Analysis & Opinion

ICM Brokers
Oil Is Making Gold Investors Cross-Eyed. By ICM Brokers - Dec 04, 2014

Crude Oil Oil has slumped more than 30 percent since peaking in June, dropping below $70 a barrel in recent days, as the U.S. pumps oil at the fastest rate in three decades and global demand growth ...

Urban Carmel
The Math Behind Oil Prices By Urban Carmel - Dec 04, 2014

The fall in oil prices is gathering much attention. Since mid June, light crude oil (WTIC) has fallen by about 40%. Current prices are the lowest since September 2009, more than 4 years ago. You would...

Tommy Humphreys
Flash Crash In The Goldies By Tommy Humphreys - Dec 04, 2014

After a relatively placid afternoon of oscillating in the $19.70-$19.90 range, the #1 trading vehicle for gold producers, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (ARCA:GDX), experienced a ‘flash crash’ ...

Stuart McPhee
Gold: Steadies Above Key $1200 Level By Stuart McPhee - Dec 03, 2014

Gold for Thursday, December 4, 2014 After making repeated runs at the resistance level at $1200 and failing every time, gold fell sharply to start this week before spending the last few days ...

Neal Gilbert
WTI: Cup-And-Handling It? By Neal Gilbert - Dec 03, 2014 3

Unless you’ve been spending your spare time on the beaches of the Caribbean or hiding under a rock, it is almost impossible not to hear about the price of oil lately.  Even my 6-year old daughter felt...

Copper Down, Hedge Funds Grow Bearish By MetalMiner - Dec 03, 2014

Hedge funds grew more bearish on the outlook for copper, viewed by some analysts as a barometer of the global economy, before prices slumped to a 4-year low. Futures have slumped 16% this year to ...

Marc Chandler
Big Oil Meets Minsky By Marc Chandler - Dec 03, 2014

During the Great Financial Crisis, Hyman Minsky, was rediscovered. Minsky's insight was that long periods of steadily rising asset prices encourages financial engineering and leveraged bets that ...

Man Oil Falls Again But Holds Above $70 By ICN.com - Dec 03, 2014

Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) Oman crude oil prices edged lower on Tuesday, but steadied above the $70-a-barrel mark. Prices have declined nearly 9% in the last five trading sessions as ...

Gold Around $1,200 With Upside Corrections By ICN.com - Dec 03, 2014

Gold prices fell and consolidated above $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday following yesterday’s rally, due to investors betting on lower prices after the Swiss referendum on raising gold reserves. Gold ...

Oil Prices Cap Losses Following OPEC Decision By ICN.com - Dec 03, 2014

Oil prices continued its correction to the upside on Tuesday capping its sharp losses in response to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)’s decision to maintain ...