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Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Clif Droke
Is The Price Of Gold Being Manipulated?
By Clif Droke - Jul 29, 2015

One of the most commonly held beliefs among gold investors is that the market for gold is heavily manipulated. It has become an article of faith among gold advocates that the price is subject to ...

Security Concerns In Kurdistan Leave Oil Companies On Edge
By OilPrice.com - Jul 29, 2015

Iraq has successfully ramped up oil production in recent months despite ongoing violence. According to Deutsche Bank (XETRA:DBKGn), Iraq produced 4.1 million barrels of oil per day in June, a record ...

Stuart McPhee
Gold Continues To Consolidate Around $1095
By Stuart McPhee - Jul 29, 2015

Gold – Wednesday 29 July 2015 Throughout the last month gold has steadily declined and fallen from above the key $1200 level back to a new five year low below $1100 earlier last week. Earlier ...

Stewart Thomson
The King Of Gold
By Stewart Thomson - Jul 28, 2015

This is a busy week. Today is “options expiry day”; COMEX August gold options expire. As options expiry day approaches, gold tends to trade in a sideways pattern near round numbers, and ...

Brent Re-Enters Bear Market
By Alvexo - Jul 28, 2015

After the spectacular rebound in oil prices following the rout that transpired earlier in the year, the Brent benchmark has once again entered a bear market, defined as a drop of 20% from highs. ...

The National Bank of Canada
Crude Is Down
By The National Bank of Canada - Jul 28, 2015

The price of U.S. crude slipped below $47 during the night, its lowest level since the start of April. Rising production levels from the Middle East, specifically record production levels from Iraq, ...

Jay Kaeppel
Soybean’s Seasonal Swoon
By Jay Kaeppel - Jul 28, 2015

As I noted recently, soybeans have showed a seriously unfavorable seasonal trend during most of July into late August (down 30 times in the last 37 years). The bad news with any seasonal trend is ...

Tory Enerson
Is the Commodity Rout Over?
By Tory Enerson - Jul 28, 2015

The pressure in the equity markets has taken a breather as the Chinese indices stopped their plummet for the moment, sending some mixed signals through the commodity world. One would assume that an ...

Halal Traders
Crude Oil: Hammer Oh! Hammer
By Halal Traders - Jul 28, 2015

In our July 6 article, we mentioned that "...we are seeing a potential reversal area around $54 to $49.80, if price ever gets there. If we see a strong reversal pattern like a hammer, morning star, or...

Gold Fails To Stabilize Above 1100.00
By ICN.com  - Jul 28, 2015

Gold failed to stabilize above 1100.00, but it is still trading above the string support of 1086.00. Moving above 1086.00 should trigger upside move, which could be just a correction, supported by ...