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Analysis Topic: Commodity Markets - Metals, Softs & Oils

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Commodities

Friday, September 05, 2008

Commodities Correcting from Extreme Overbought State is Healthy / Commodities / Resources Investing

By: Ty_Andros

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIt's an interesting time to be in the financial markets. The return of the “Crack up Boom” series is a result of the amazing amount of MONEY and CREDIT creation that is going to be required to RECAPITALIZE and re-inflate the G7 economies. Money and Credit creation are the fuel and lifeblood of the G7 economies. Misstated inflation is reported as GROWTH; as the OVER-the-COUNTER debacle unfolds and vaporizes the balance sheets of the G7 financial and banking systems rendering many of the biggest players INSOLVENT. Their business models and income flows in tatters as their obligations just keep on piling up. But the WOLF wave continues its march throughout the G7 as incomes collapse under higher costs and collapsing business conditions. Combine that with a US election and you get a recipe for paralysis on the part of irresponsible PUBLIC SERVANTS.

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Commodities

Friday, September 05, 2008

Poor US Unemployment Report Boosts Gold / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Mark_OByrne

Gold rose sharply soon after the poor unemployment report as the dollar fell and equities have again come under pressure with sharp falls in international markets.

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Commodities

Friday, September 05, 2008

Gold Fails to Hold Above $800 in the Face of US Dollar Strength / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Adrian_Ash

SPOT GOLD PRICES struggled below $800 per ounce in Asia and London on Friday, heading towards a 5% loss for the week as the US Dollar rose yet again versus everything else except Treasury bonds.

Crude oil dipped towards $106 per barrel, while the Australian Dollar – a key "commodity currency" – hit new 12-month lows.

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Commodities

Friday, September 05, 2008

Commodities Correction Continues into September / Commodities / CRB Index

By: Donald_W_Dony

KEY POINTS:
• U.S. dollar bounce for four to six weeks expected; target of $0.80 to $0.81
• Broad consolidation for commodities lengthens; business cycle suggests crest is developing
• Gold weakness expected until late September; $725 to $740 is the target
• Oil on support at $105; $120-to-$125 target
• Positive seasonality begins for natural gas

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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Junior Mining Investing, Gold Stocks Divergence Opportunity / Commodities / Gold & Silver Stocks

By: Dudley_Baker

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleFew investors can stand up to the fortitude of an investor in the junior mining sector. Basically, if you did not sell everything in May 2006, then your portfolio is probably under water. The drawn downs in the junior's has been beyond belief. Most of the shares are down 50% or more from the May 2006 highs and many are off 70%, 80% and even 90%.

Are investors insane to stay with these ‘investments' or should we be looking elsewhere?

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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Gold Stocks Bull Market and Crash Analysis / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Neil_Charnock

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThis is Part 2 - Big Bang – big bang for your buck – isn't that what investors want? Yes we all want the ten bagger or better. But where is one going to come from next. As I said in the first article – Big Bang Part 1. “Haven't the easy pickings already been taken this far into the PM Bull? After all the low hanging fruit has been taken hasn't it? You can see that from the charts on the HUI and the XAU can't you? That is not to say these magnificent indices will not go higher but I am talking about the easy pickings and leverage.”

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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Gold Bull Market to be Boosted by Paralysed Central Banks / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Adrian_Ash

SPOT GOLD PRICES gave back half of a 1.6% rally at lunchtime in London on Thursday, trading at $809 per ounce as crude oil prices rose and global stock markets fell once again.

Asian-Pacific equities slid for the fourth day running, while German stocks stood 0.8% lower after the European Central Bank (ECB) kept Eurozone interest rates on hold at 4.25%.

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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Gold Range Trades Pending Bull Market Resumption / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Mark_OByrne

Gold was flat in New York yesterday despite the increasingly bullish macro environment. Gold closed at $803.40 down $1.20 and silver closed at $12.92 down 12 cents.

Gold rose in early trading in London but has subsequently given up some of the gains as the dollar has rallied again (1.4456 to the EUR).

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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Systemic Distrust and GATA Gold Conspiracy Hype / Commodities / Market Manipulation

By: Mike_Shedlock

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleFollowing is a well written email from "CP" on reasons why someone might be inclined to believe in various conspiracy theories. Let's take a look at what "CP" has to say.

From CP:
I always enjoy your writing and am a subscriber to someone I know you respect, and that is Steve Saville. He too does not see any collusion in the markets.


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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

The Real Big Storm About to Hit the United States is Cantarell / Commodities / Crude Oil

By: Money_and_Markets

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleSean Broderick writes: The oil industry along the Louisiana coast got off lightly from Hurricane Gustav. While 1.3 million barrels of oil and seven billion cubic feet of natural gas per day stopped pumping temporarily, most of the oil infrastructure escaped harm. And oil prices plummeted on that good news.

However, there's a much worse problem threatening oil production around the Gulf of Mexico ...

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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Gold Stocks Developing a Double Bottom Pattern / Commodities / Gold & Silver Stocks

By: David_Petch

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleTumultuous market conditions have taken their toll on the commodity sector and caused a change in the Elliott Wave count of the HUI as mentioned in the prior Internet update. The main crux of the problem has been leveraged individuals and funds that were forced to liquidate positions, thereby triggering stops all the way down causing increased liquidation. It is probably a safe bet that a significant portion of the tax-loss selling for 2008 has already occurred, but as analysis presented below suggests, trading opportunities exist over the next 4-6 months before the HUI completes the present consolidation pattern. I stress that 4-6 months is the minimum time frame for the HUI correction to complete, but it could easily extend until May-July 2009 (depending upon how long the consolidation pattern in the USD takes as mentioned in the last Internet update).

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Commodities

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Cooling Global Economy Ensures Commodity Correction to Continue / Commodities / CRB Index

By: Donald_W_Dony

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe recent rise of the U.S. dollar has triggered the peak in the commodity market and likely halted any further advances for this index during the 2006-2010 market cycle. As energy and precious metals are normally the last sectors to crest during a market cycle, their current weakness signals the start of a broader correction.

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Commodities

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Gold Undergoing New Bearish Consolidation / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Mike_Paulenoff

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe near-term pattern and technical set-up earlier this morning in spot gold -- which corresponds to the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) for ETF traders -- pointed to an upside thrust to test key near-term resistance at $810.65 concurrent with a test of key near-term euro/$ resistance at 1.4450/80. While the euro did rally a touch above 1.4480, the rally did not sustain, which helped to thwart the rally attempt in spot gold, which failed to claw its way above $810.00.

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Commodities

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

China and India Demand to Fuel Agri-Foods Bull Market / Commodities / Agricultural Commodities

By: Ned_W_Schmidt

If one listens to the popular business media, commodities are dead. When paper oil was trading at $147, the sky was the limit. Now, all is going down. Perhaps they are little more than trend followers? What we really need to know is if the world is awash in grains. Truth is, that view does not in any way describe the global situation. The world has entered an era, ten years or more remaining, when Agri-Food will be in short supply. Whether China grows at 11+% or 9% does not change the conclusion.

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Commodities

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Strong US Dollar Blasts Gold to Below $800 / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Adrian_Ash

THE SPOT PRICE of physical gold sank below yesterday's two-week low early in London on Wednesday, dropping to $790 before bouncing to $801 an ounce as Western stock markets fell sharply.

US Treasuries rose, pushing real yields after inflation almost 2% into the red on the 10-year bond, while the Euro slipped below $1.44 on the currency markets – a fresh six-month low.

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Commodities

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Gold Slide Continues Despite Soaring Inflation and Unprecedented Demand / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Mark_OByrne

Gold fell in early trading in London on further falls in oil prices ($108.24 a barrel - Light Sweet Crude Oil Future - Combined - OCT08) and on the continuing rally in the dollar (reached 1.4386 to the Euro) but gold has recovered some of its early losses.

Concerns regarding the outlook for corporate profits internationally and for the health of the global economy is weighing on stock markets and should lead to safe haven demand for gold as it did in the first year of the credit crisis.

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Commodities

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

China Demand WIll Continue to Drive Commodities Bull Market / Commodities / Resources Investing

By: Money_and_Markets

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleTony Sagami writes: When I am in Asia, I'll talk to anyone I think can help me find the next home run stock. I have often learned a great deal by talking to bellmen, taxi drivers, sales clerks, or the lone diner at the table next to me. And some of the most useful information I've ever gathered comes when (and where) I least expect it.

The latest example of this came during my recent trip to Beijing, where I spent a Sunday walking the Mutinayu section of the Great Wall of China.

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Commodities

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Gold Used as Political Weapon Could See Bounce Back above $900 / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Captain_Hook

Gold is a political metal, where to this day its primary movements are still governed more by politics than any other factor taken in the proper light. You see it's all about the dollar ($), and it's role as global hegemony, where post World War II its imposition as the world's reserve currency was in effect de facto / soft colonialism and economic domination. So, gold's rise since 2001 is actually the measure of global de-colonization in effect, with recent actions taken by Russia in Georgia an acceleration of the trend. That's right, and while Russia may not have the ‘superpower' status it was credited with up until the Union's fall, which accelerated with the dismantling of the Berlin Wall in 1989, it has been re-organized under Putin into a regional power of strategic (perhaps supreme with its energy related stranglehold on the rest of Europe) importance, both economically and militarily once again.

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Commodities

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Gold Follows Crudes Slide Lower / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Mark_OByrne

In light Labour Day trading gold fell yesterday as Hurricane Gustav did not impact the Gulf of Mexico as severely as had been expected.

Gold has continued to fall in trading in London as oil prices have continued their recent slide and are down nearly 5% to near $105 a barrel (Light Sweet Crude Oil Future - Combined - OCT08) and the dollar has risen to a 7 month high against the euro (below $1.45) and the US dollar index has risen to a 10 month high.

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Commodities

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Gold Targetting ABC Trend to $900 / Commodities / Gold & Silver

By: Joe_Nicholson

“In Elliott wave terms, last week's rally could very well have been a 4 of C consolidation before the final lows. Both gold and silver failed to take out a key support/resistance level just above Friday's closing levels. Neither managed to have their rallies confirmed by MACD, which actually widened negatively in both cases. And, whereas gold is poised for a bearish crossover over the 50-week sma over the 5-, silver has already done it. Both gold and silver remain well below their 5-week moving averages. If this is the beginning of a new leg to the bull market, there's still lots of work to do before we have anything approaching confirmation. ~ Precious Points: One More Low to Go? August 23, 2008

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