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Zinc Outlook
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 - Apr 11, 2014

As we saw happen in previous years, in 2014 we may see China once again playing a pivotal role in the global Zinc market. A report by the International Lead and Zinc Study Group said that China, after...

 
Friday’s Gold-Market Outlook
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 - Apr 11, 2014
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Gold made further gains yesterday, making a new high of 1324 in early UK trading. This morning, gold has retreated to retest the 80 hour MA again as the rally progresses in orderly fashion. The ...

 
Gold’s Short vs. Long-Term View
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 - Apr 11, 2014

Gold has outperformed other asset classes over the quarter. Gold has outperformed all other major asset classes over the last quarter. The chart above shows that up until recently, the yellow metal ...

 
Oil And Gold Analysis: April 11, 2014
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 - Apr 11, 2014

Crude OilWest Texas Intermediate oil headed for a weekly gain amid signs of rising fuel demand while its discount to London’s Brent narrowed to the smallest gap in more than six months on ...

 
Gold Set For Another Weekly Gain On Fed Outlook, Ukraine Tensions
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 - Apr 11, 2014

Precious-Gold inched down on Friday yet set for its biggest weekly gain in a month as speculations the Fed would not raise interest rates anytime soon enhanced haven demand on the metal. Fed minutes ...

 
Gold Climbs Faintly While Crude Consolidates In New York
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 - Apr 11, 2014

The yellow precious metal rose faintly while crude narrow traded today in New York as a result of mixed sentiments still reining the commodities market after yesterday’s minutes meeting release and ...

 
Many Great Looking Charts
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 - Apr 11, 2014

Presented without comment — since so many of you skeptics do not believe in the value of charting. When us chartists get it wrong (and we do) you claim charting does not work. When you macro econo ...

 
Western Potash Conquersd Rio Tinto’s Potash Territory
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 - Apr 11, 2014

Western Potash Corp. just confirmed by news release that it indeed owns a significant portion of the world-class KP405 potash deposit, which is jointly operated by Rio Tinto Plc and North ...

 
Wheat Sales Hit Marketing Year Low
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 - Apr 11, 2014

U.S. US Wheat sales declined sharply reaching a marketing year low and have declined nine out of the last ten weeks. Wheat exports increased slightly from the past week. Corn sales and export levels ...

 
Raw Steel: Price Increases Lead To Weekly Gains
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 - Apr 11, 2014

Last week saw more price increases by steel manufacturers such as ArcelorMittal and Severstal NA. MetalMiner’s own Stuart Burns predicts there may be more support for price rises to hold. Cuts ...

 
Nickel Short Term Bullish, Buying On Dips Is Advisable
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 - Apr 11, 2014

MCX Nickel price has been trading within the Download-sloping trend line (R) since the past three years forming lower tops and flat bottoms (S). The price has recently broken the previous top and ...

 
Nickel April Contract In Bullish Trend, Support At Level 1000 Levels
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 - Apr 11, 2014

MUMBAI: As seen above in daily price chart of MCX Nickel April contract, it was trading in the positive phase from last couple of days. Yesterday we saw that prices have breached the “V ...

 
Gold Up 1.1% Trading At $1,318
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 - Apr 11, 2014

Gold is up 1.1% on the week with the precious metal trading at $1318 ahead of the New York Close on Friday. The rally comes on the back of a substantial sell-off in broader risk assets with US stock ...

 
Gold Extends Gains On FOMC Minutes, Ukraine
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 - Apr 10, 2014
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Gold jumped to a two-week high of 1324.43, boosted by yesterday’s release of dovish minutes from the March FOMC meeting. Ongoing tensions in Ukraine are keeping the yellow metal underpinned as ...

 
Gold’s Tentative Recovery
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 - Apr 10, 2014

Gold (daily chart shown below) has begun a tentative recovery within the past week that has pushed the precious metal back up to its 50-day moving average. This occurs after a plunge during the latter...

 
Gold To Resume Lower?
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 - Apr 10, 2014

Talking Points Cyclical turning point this week Weakness in metal after Friday would confirm top The price action in Gold leading into this week’s turn window has been less than ideal. Given ...

 
Chinese Checkers With Gold Prices
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 - Apr 10, 2014

For decades many of us in the hard money world have speculated that cloak and dagger activity by large financial interests has played a large role in determining performance in the Gold market. The ...