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Commodities Analysis & Opinion

IFC Markets
Drought In U.S. Plains May Support Wheat By IFC Markets - Mar 18, 2016

Drought in US plains may support wheat Wheat prices were rising recently on cold weather forecast which could damage crops in US western wheat areas. Dry weather conditions expected in coming weeks in...

John Ing
Gold Rallies From The Dead   By John Ing - Mar 18, 2016

Negative interest rates brought negative moves. Global markets are in turmoil. Gold rallied from the dead after three years in the wilderness with its best start in more than 30 years. Gold is up 19 ...

Oil: Positivity Starting To Appear By ICN.com - Mar 18, 2016

Oil stabilized above 40.00 psychological and some kind of positivity started to appear with trading above moving averages. Trading above 38.45 is positive, while trading above 39.00 is a great signal...

Gold Trades Near 1260 By ICN.com - Mar 18, 2016

Gold trades near 1260.00 and the contradiction between ADX and RSI persists, while the major positive outlook remains available with stable move above 1235.00 and above 1250.00. We prefer to stand ...

Michael Dylan
Soybeans: 7-Month Bottom Formation By Michael Dylan - Mar 18, 2016

Soybeans are trading substantially below the cost of production, and we just got a buy signal. The idea is that whenever a commodity is trading below the cost of production, less acreage will be ...

Jason Sen
Wheat: Outlook Remains Negative By Jason Sen - Mar 18, 2016

Wheat has held strong support at 462/461 but outlook remains quite negative so longs need stops below 460. A break lower however targets only minor support at 457/356. If we continue lower look for ...

Jason Sen
Corn: Strong Resistance At 370 By Jason Sen - Mar 18, 2016

Corn first support at 366/365 but below here targets good support at 363/362. This is the last line of defence for bulls today with a break lower to target 358. Strong resistance at 370 and only a ...

Jason Sen
Soybeans: Bulls Require Close Above 905 By Jason Sen - Mar 18, 2016

Soybeans first resistance at 200dma at 905 of course. This remains a big challenge and bulls require a weekly close tonight above here to retain control into next week, then target 908 and 913/914 ...

Zinc: Look For March Turnaround By MetalMiner - Mar 17, 2016

After a rough 2015 for many of the industrial metals, including zinc, we are beginning to see a new picture take shape now well into Q1 of 2016. According to a recent report from the Wall Street ...

Craig Erlam
Brent Crude – Is The Rally About To Resume? By Craig Erlam - Mar 17, 2016

Brent crude has been in consolidation mode over the last week or so but may be about to make another push to the upside, continuing the trend that began about a month ago. It also appears to have got ...

Dan Flynn
Caterpillar Reflects Global Trend By Dan Flynn - Mar 17, 2016

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Good Morning! After the FED spoke Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) gave us a harsh reminder of how the global economy is on shaky ground. As many business’ suffered through ...

Phil Flynn
Fed Lights A Fire Under Futures Market By Phil Flynn - Mar 17, 2016

The Federal Reserve lit a fire under the futures markets making that pot O’gold at the end of the rainbow a lot more expensive. If the Fed can’t dazzle them with the brilliance, they will ...

EWM Interactive
Not The Best Week For Crude Oil By EWM Interactive - Mar 17, 2016

The start of this week was not the best possible for crude oil, since the price fell as low as 35.95 dollars a barrel on March 15th. However, the bulls managed to regroup and take the commodity to new...

Peter Brandt
Is Silver's Bear Trend About To End? By Peter Brandt - Mar 17, 2016 1

Five-Year Bear Trend In Silver May Be Coming To An End For the past five years Factor has remained negative on the silver charts, calling for the bottom in Dec. 2014. The weekly silver graph has now ...