Commodities Analysis & Opinion

Kurt Cobb
The End Of The Fossil Fuel Age
By Kurt Cobb - Aug 31, 2015

The characteristic feeling of the post-2008 world has been one of anxiety. Occasionally, that anxiety breaks out into fear as it did in the last two weeks when stock markets around the world swooned ...

Mark Mead Baillie
Gold Wises Up As GDP Revises Up
By Mark Mead Baillie - Aug 31, 2015

With respect to Thursday's notably large upward revision to the US' Q2 Gross Domestic Product from its initial reading of +2.3% to +3.7%, 'twas the largest such revision (+1.4%) since we began ...
Coal Isn’t Dead Yet
By - Aug 31, 2015

The news for the global coal industry has been painful of late. Coal prices have dramatically decreased nearly everywhere in the world amid considerable oversupply, inexpensive shale gas in the U.S., ...
Blame The Speculators For Oil Price Volatility
By - Aug 31, 2015

Oil prices crashed last week only to rebound at lightning speed. On August 28, oil prices surged 10 percent, the largest one-day gain in seven years. So, what happens next for oil prices? On the face ...

FXTechstrategy Team
Gold Declines On Price Failure
By FXTechstrategy Team - Aug 30, 2015

GOLD: Gold took back almost all of its previous week losses the past week to close lower on Friday. This development leaves risk lower with more weakness envisaged. However, a recovery in the new week...

Danske Markets
Market Guide - August 2015  
By Danske Markets - Aug 30, 2015

Oil is losing its anchor New exchange-rate regime in China - hedge CNY exposure via CNH market Fed on hold for now - limited USD strength from here ECB challenged by return of deflationary ...

Warren Bevan
Markets Bottomed, Gold Wants Lower
By Warren Bevan - Aug 30, 2015

Markets and stocks were turbulent the first half of the week seeing major overnight gaps so subscribers and I remained in cash waiting until Wednesday when I saw behaviour change. I did a lot of ...

Gold Reverses As Fed Expectations Rebound
By Dailyfx  - Aug 30, 2015

Fundamental Forecast for Gold:Neutral Gold Price: Trying to Resume Long-Term Down Trend US Dollar Once Again in Control versus British Pound, Gold Prices Gold prices plummeted this week with the ...

Dan Norcini
Gold's Rally Marked By Short Covering
By Dan Norcini - Aug 30, 2015

If there was ever any doubt that the majority of buying by the hedge fund category in the gold market over the past 3-4 weeks has been of the nature of short covering, this week’s COT should put...

Sol Palha
As Currency Wars Explode, Gold Expected To Soar
By Sol Palha - Aug 29, 2015

Over the years, we have frequently stated that every that every major bull market will experience at least one back breaking correction. Usually, the correction culminates with a 50% pullback from the...

Tommy Humphreys
Can Icahn Fix Freeport?
By Tommy Humphreys - Aug 28, 2015

One of the most successful investors in history, Carl Icahn, has taken a roughly 8.5% stake in copper/gold mining giant Freeport-McMoran (NYSE:FCX). Shares of FCX have been battered in recent months, ...