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Analysis Topic: Commodity Markets - Metals, Softs & Oils

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Commodities

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Gold Price Rally Has Technical and Fundamental Support / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: Sy_Harding

Gold plunged 48% from its record high above $1,900 an ounce in 2011, to its low late last year. That was a sizable bear market move.

Shorter-term, it was one of last year’s worst performers, down 15% for the year.

In a recent column, I noted how at year-end, investors looking for the next year’s winners tend to look for them on lists of last year’s ‘Top 25 stocks’ or ‘Top 25 mutual funds’. However, studies show they would be better off shopping among the previous year’s losers. (The previous year’s winners are more liable to already be overbought and over-valued, while the losers are more likely to be oversold and on the bargain table).

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Commodities

Friday, January 16, 2015

Silver Price Ready to Run / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: Zeal_LLC

Silver looks to be on the verge of a major new upleg, finally emerging from the past couple years’ ugly sentiment wasteland.  This beleaguered precious metal recently bottomed as futures speculators threw in the towel on their extreme shorting.  And while investors’ ongoing silver stealth buying continues, it’s been modest.  So there is vast room for capital inflows to accelerate dramatically as gold mean reverts higher.

Silver has always had a special allure for hardened contrarian investors.  Its price action is exceptionally volatile, with massive rallies erupting from time to time that multiply capital deployed in it.  With silver’s relatively-small market size, it doesn’t take a lot of new investment buying to catapult prices higher.  And shifting sentiment, a powerful self-feeding motivator, fuels the big swings in capital flows that really move silver.

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Commodities

Friday, January 16, 2015

From Gold Bear to Gold Bull? / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: Jordan_Roy_Byrne

Bear markets end with extreme bearish sentiment but positive price action is needed before a trend change can be confirmed. That can include (among other things) breaking downtrends, breaking resistance and breaking the pattern of lower lows and lower highs. There have been positive developments for precious metals beneath the surface but Thursday's breakout in Gold is more significant. If Gold holds this breakout then it will be all but impossible to argue that it remains in a bear market.

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Commodities

Thursday, January 15, 2015

What to Make of the Surge in Oil Prices / Commodities / Crude Oil

By: Money_Morning

Dr. Kent Moors writes: There are a few historical figures I greatly admire, even though I have pronounced personal problems with some of their opinions.

Winston Churchill leads the list.

On November 9, 1942, Churchill uttered these famous words at a London luncheon: “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”

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Commodities

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Gold Trend Change? Price Breaks Above 200 Day Moving Average / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: Jeb_Handwerger

For weeks I have been predicting that precious metals and the junior gold miners would bottom and outperform in January.  Now gold is breathtakingly breaking above the key 200 day moving average and breaking four month highs as the World looks to gold as a safe haven.  The intermediate to long term trend may be turning positive and unfortunately the amateur investor has already panicked out or may be covering their shorts.

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Commodities

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Oil-Fueled Economic Cycle / Commodities / Crude Oil

By: Harry_Dent

I’ve been focusing on this fracking and high-yield debt bubble precisely because it’s most likely to become the new trigger that the housing and subprime bubble was to the last global financial crisis in 2008/2009.

Bubbles just go on and on until they either get so extremely high that they burst of their own weight — as with the tech bubble — or more often when something triggers defaults that then cascade through the very debt markets that helped create the bubble.

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Commodities

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Market Chaos as Swiss Franc Surges 30% In 13 Minutes, Gold Rises Sharply / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: GoldCore

Chaos was seen in financial markets today as participants were thrown a curveball when Switzerland surprised the world by removing its three-year cap on the Swiss franc, unpegging it from the euro. This sent the undervalued currency soaring and Europe’s shares and bond yields tumbling.

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Commodities

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

GDX vs. SPY; Different This Time / Commodities / Gold and Silver Stocks 2015

By: Gary_Tanashian

The title is not meant to declare that this time gold stocks are going to exercise the excellent risk vs. reward stance vs. the US stock market. But it is meant to declare that the stimulus for the recent out performance is much healthier than it was last summer, during the last bounce.

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Commodities

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Another 15% Drop in Copper Price? / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: Ashraf_Laidi

Today's 4.3% slump in copper is the ninth consecutive daily decline in the metal, a pattern last seen 11 months ago during the peak of China's financing shenanigans -- when Chinese companies used the metal as collateral to access cheap-USD financing and invest the proceeds in higher yielding Chinese yuan.

Since the start of 2014, copper is down 20, outperforming energy commodities (Brent -56%, WTI -49%, NatGas -29%) and underperforming metals (gold +2.0%, silver -14%). The striking difference between now and Q1 2104 is that copper is now joined by the much feared converging decline along the rest of metals, energy and agricultural commodities. The extent of copper's damage is highlighted by more than just unwinding in Chinese trade financing.

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Commodities

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Crude Oil Price Collapses and Copper Crashes – Great Recession 2015? / Commodities / Commodities Trading

By: GoldCore

Oil prices fell another 1 per cent this morning  and continue their collapse – down 57% in just over 6 months. Copper crashed 8% on the London Metal Exchange, plunging to 5 and a half year lows.

Oil fell to fresh six-year lows and has fallen almost 60 per cent since June 30, 2014 to levels last seen in early 2009 after the 2008 crash (see chart).

February Brent crude dropped another 79 cents to $45.80 a barrel and West Texas Intermediate crude for was at $45.34, down 55 cents. Copper for delivery in three months on the LME dropped as much as 8.7 percent to $5,353.25 a metric ton, the lowest intraday price since July 2009. Nickel slid 4.6 percent and lead fell 3.8 percent to the lowest in more than two years.

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Commodities

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

5 Ways To Play The Oil Price Plunge / Commodities / Crude Oil

By: OilPrice_Com

The collapse of the oil price has created losers and winners, and like every major movement in a commodity sector, the trick for investors is figuring out which side of the trade to be on. The most obvious victim of the slide in Brent and WTI prices over the last 6 months has been the major oil producers. Holders of these equities have seen price slides up to 33 percent. The question for oil company investors now is how to determine which of these companies are prepared to weather a sustained period of oil prices around $50 a barrel, or worse. Inevitably, those companies with high debt levels combined with high operating costs will be the first to get washed away. In contrast, low-leveraged companies with attractive cost structures are likely to survive. These companies will gain when the oil price comes back, and are the ones that investors should be eyeing right now.

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Commodities

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Why the Smart Money is Betting on Renewable Energ - Brewing Solar Power Boom / Commodities / Solar Energy

By: Money_Morning

Dr. Kent Moors writes: While everyone’s been fixated on oil, renewable energy has been gathering some serious steam.

Led by solar power, worldwide capital investment in “clean” energy surged by more than 16% last year.

In fact, spending on renewable energy was so strong in 2014, some have begun to label the recent rush into renewables as a “turning point” in the energy balance.

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Commodities

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Bitcoin Price At Beginning of an Extremely Important Decline / Commodities / Bitcoin

By: Mike_McAra

Briefly: short speculative positions, stop-loss at $257, take-profit at $153.

There’s been a plunge in the price of Bitcoin and this is reflected by an uptick in the (already relatively high) number of news stories covering the “Bitcoin crash” or how much the currency has lost since its peak values. On CoinDesk, we read:

The bitcoin price has plunged below $250 and appears to be falling further, as sell orders pile up at major exchanges.

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Commodities

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Suddenly, Not A Bad Environment For Gold Mining Stocks / Commodities / Gold and Silver Stocks 2015

By: John_Rubino

A few years ago (when the world was very different) veteran mining analyst Jay Taylor told me something that seemed counterintuitive: Deflation can actually be a good thing for the gold and silver mining business — if the prices of mining inputs like oil fall faster than the price of precious metals.

In other words, it’s not inflation or deflation per se that matter, but the distribution of price trends. “With quantitative easing,” said Taylor, “the liquidity being pumped into the system has caused energy and labor costs to rise, which has more than offset higher precious metals prices. Historically, the miners have actually done better in a deflationary environment in which gold and silver are seen as monetary metals and the cost of getting them out of the ground declines due to lower energy and labor.”

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Commodities

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The New Normal for Oil? / Commodities / Crude Oil

By: Marin_Katusa

You may have come across the word “contango” in an oil-related news report or article recently and wondered, “What’s contango?”

It isn’t the Chinese version of the tango.

Contango is a condition in a commodity market where the futures price for the commodity is higher than the current spot price. Essentially, the future price of oil is higher than what oil is worth today.

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Commodities

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Coffee Anyone? A Commdity Chart Technical Outlook / Commodities / Coffee

By: Austin_Galt

Being based in a country renowned for some of the world’s finest coffee, Colombia, I have acquired a taste for the green bean. So just what do I expect to be paying for the fine blend going forward?

Let’s take a top down approach to the technicals beginning with the yearly chart.

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Commodities

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alarming Gold Market Manipulations Underway / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: Submissions

Mike Gleason writes: Well, the first full week of the New Year has brought a number of important headlines worthy of precious metals investors’ attention, so let’s get right to the latest developments.

On Monday, John Boehner took hold of the gavel as Speaker of the House for another two years. Boehner overcame opposition from a small minority of dissenting conservative lawmakers. But this small minority represents a majority of actual Republican voters who say they are dissatisfied with Speaker Boehner over his spending deals that have fully funded President Obama’s agenda and keep jacking up the national debt.

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Commodities

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

HUI Closes Strong – Gold Price Clears First Resistance Hurdle / Commodities / Gold and Silver Stocks 2015

By: Dan_Norcini

Two quick charts to note some developments in gold.

The first is of the metal itself.

A couple of things worth mentioning. First of all is the CLOSING push past the 100 day moving average. That will attract the technical or chart-based trading funds. If they are short, they will cover; if not long, some will come in on a signal like this.

Secondly – the price closed above the first level of chart resistance noted down near the $1225 level or so. That is the best CLOSING price in over one month.

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Commodities

Monday, January 12, 2015

Gold and Commodity Cycles / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: Arkadiusz_Sieron

We have so far analyzed the current situation in the oil market, suggesting that falling oil prices can indicate another recession in the not so distant future. So the obvious question arises: would it be positive or negative for the gold market? The answer depends on whether gold is pro-cyclical or not. Some economists believe that gold, as oil, rises in a boom and falls during the bust. We consider that opinion too simplified. However, there are indeed strong arguments that commodity prices are strongly affected by the monetary policy responsible for the business cycle. Let’s analyze some data.

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Commodities

Monday, January 12, 2015

Gold Prices Rise on Unexpected Fall in US Hourly Earnings / Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015

By: GoldCore

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,222.00, EUR 1,035.77 and GBP 808.09 per ounce.
Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,211.25, EUR 1.025.09 and GBP 799.61 per ounce.

Spot gold climbed $13.20 or 1.09% to $1,220.50 per ounce Friday and silver rose $0.15 or 0.92% to $16.46 per ounce. Gold and silver both performed strong last week up 2.78% and 4.24% respectively.

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