The World’s Central Bank’s Demand for Gold at 3-year Highs

The World’s Central Bank’s Demand for Gold at 3-year Highs

The World’s Central Bank’s Demand for Gold at 3-year Highs $GLD, $GBP, $EUR, $CNY The world’s Central banks’ demand for gold reached a three year high, rising 8% during 1-H of Y  2018 compared to the same frame last year, according to a World Gold Council (WGC) market update on central bank buying activity released […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Firmer

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Firmer

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Firmer Gold prices are modestly higher in early U.S. trading Thursday. A sharply lower U.S. dollar index that dropped to a 2.5-month low this morning is only giving mild support to the precious metals markets. Risk-on trader and investor attitudes in the world marketplace continue to squelch buyers of the safe-haven […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) exploded to one of the widest margins in history

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) exploded to one of the widest margins in history

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) exploded to one of the widest margins in history The gold-silver ratio has exploded to one of the widest margins in history, with gold trading almost 85 times the price of silver. The ratio set by law is supposed to be 15-to-1; how did we get to 85-to-1? This is the […]

United States Oil (USO) signs OPEC may not raise output

United States Oil (USO) signs OPEC may not raise output

United States Oil (USO) signs OPEC may not raise output Oil rose for a third day on Thursday amid another drawdown in U.S. inventories and strong U.S. gasoline demand, while signs OPEC may not raise output to address shrinking supplies from Iran also supported prices. U.S. sanctions affecting Iran’s oil exports come into force on […]

Gold Prices Steady, Trade Concerns Pressure USD + Commodities

Gold Prices Steady, Trade Concerns Pressure USD + Commodities

Gold Prices Steady, Trade Concerns Pressure USD + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN,$WEAT In Asia Asian stocks followed global indexes higher Thursday, as investors took a less bearish view on the impact of the US-China trade war on markets, a sharp contrast to dim expectations economists had on US growth amid the […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Next Support at $14.065

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Next Support at $14.065

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Next Support at $14.065 Silver futures bears still have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. There are still no strong, early clues to suggest a market bottom is close at hand. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.07 an ounce. […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Traders focus on comments from the central bank next week

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Traders focus on comments from the central bank next week

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Traders focus on comments from the central bank next week Gold prices are moderately higher in early-afternoon U.S. trading Wednesday. Gold and silver are supported on some buying back of previously sold positions (short covering) by the shorter-term futures traders. A lower U.S. dollar index on this day also supported some […]

United States Oil (USO) prices pulled back from gains racked up in the previous session

United States Oil (USO) prices pulled back from gains racked up in the previous session

United States Oil (USO) prices pulled back from gains racked up in the previous session Oil prices on Wednesday pulled back from gains racked up the previous day, pushed down amid a surprise climb in U.S. crude stockpiles. Brent crude futures had dropped 22 cents, or 0.28 percent, to $78.81 per barrel by 0042 GMT, chipping […]

Gold Prices Up, as USD Eases + Commodities

Gold Prices Up, as USD Eases + Commodities

Gold Prices Up, as USD Eases + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN,$WEAT  Gold prices edged up Wednesday, as the USD weakened despite another round of reciprocal tariffs in the US-China trade dispute. In focus 19 September 2018 Spot gold up 0.1 % to 1,199.18 oz by 0044 GMT US gold futures […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Found Support

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Found Support

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Found Support December silver futures bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. There are no early clues to suggest a market bottom is close at hand. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.07 an ounce. The next downside price […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Market Bottom is in Place

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Market Bottom is in Place

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Market Bottom is in Place December gold futures bears still have the overall near-term technical advantage. However, prices have been trading sideways for three two weeks, which suggests a market bottom is in place. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid technical resistance […]

United States Oil (USO) lower as trade tensions heightened between the US and China

United States Oil (USO) lower as trade tensions heightened between the US and China

United States Oil (USO) lower as trade tensions heightened between the US and China Crude oil futures were lower in mid-morning trade in Asia Tuesday as trade tensions heightened between the US and China, shrugging off analyst expectations of a further draw in US crude stocks. The heightened tension over US-China tariffs saw the market […]

Tropical Storm Florence’s Effect on the Commodities Markets

Tropical Storm Florence’s Effect on the Commodities Markets

Tropical Storm Florence’s Effect on the Commodities Markets $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY The impact of Florence chases Hogs to higher marks Soybean steady post-WASDE. Corn falls to the bottom of its trading range. Wheat declines sharply. Cotton remains firm on Florence. Meats move higher, though it is off-season for demand. As Florence bore down on the Carolinas, […]

Crude Oil Prices Soften on Renewed Trade Concerns

Crude Oil Prices Soften on Renewed Trade Concerns

Crude Oil Prices Soften on Renewed Trade Concerns $USO, $OIL NYMEX WTI Crude Oil prices settled modestly lower Monday, as gains on expectations for steep losses of Iranian Crude Oil were offset by fears that rising US-China tensions could soften global demand. On the New York Merc, Crude Oil futures for November delivery fell 19c to […]

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers $SLV, $GLD The Devils Metal will bounce right back up in symmetrical proportionally when the short covering begins to happen. Let’s consider silver’s numbers. The 52-wk low in specs’ silver-futures shorts was 41.5-K contracts in mid-September 2017.  Getting back there would require an astounding 78.6-K contracts of short-covering buying.  […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Seeing Some Support

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Seeing Some Support

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Seeing Some Support December silver futures bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.00 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices below solid support at $13.50. […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Possible Market Bottom is in Place

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Possible Market Bottom is in Place

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Possible Market Bottom is in Place Technically, gold bears still have the overall near-term technical advantage. However, recent sideways price action favors the bulls and suggests a market bottom is in place. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close in December futures above solid resistance […]

United States Oil (USO) Uncertainty prevails over how many countries will stop importing oil from Iran

United States Oil (USO) Uncertainty prevails over how many countries will stop importing oil from Iran

United States Oil (USO) Uncertainty prevails over how many countries will stop importing oil from Iran Brent, the international benchmark for crude oil, could to rise above $85 per barrel in the coming months due to a combination of US sanctions on Iran and a potential Opec supply crunch, analysts say. West Texas Intermediate (WTI), […]

America First, Financial Markets Briefing 

America First, Financial Markets Briefing 

America First, Financial Markets Briefing $SPY, $USD, $OIL, $USO, $USD, $CU Hong Kong, China equities slide Monday on trade concerns  WS-J reporting Monday that China could skip trade talks with US Stocks in Asia opened the week under pressure after the latest US move to place a 3rd tranche of tariffs on Chinese goods, as […]

Gold-Silver Ratio at Highest Mark in 27 Years

Gold-Silver Ratio at Highest Mark in 27 Years

Gold-Silver Ratio at Highest Mark in 27 Years $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $SPY, $QQQ The Gold-Silver Ratio has been one of the most reliable technical ‘buy’ indicators for Silver, whenever the ratio climbs above 80. The Big Q: Is the current spike in the gold/silver ratio forecasting another stock market crash? The gold-to-silver ratio has moves […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) undervalued relative to stocks, bonds, gold

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) undervalued relative to stocks, bonds, gold

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) undervalued relative to stocks, bonds, gold A drop in silver prices this year has attracted investors seeking a bargain, prompting a temporary sellout of the 2018 American Silver Eagle bullion coins at the U.S. Mint this month. “The sellout of Silver Eagles implies that demand for physical [silver] has […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Consolidating for a Reversal Higher

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Consolidating for a Reversal Higher

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Consolidating for a Reversal Higher The chart and data that follow highlight non-commercial commodity futures trading positions as of September 11, 2018. Gold is down 0.5 percent in September. If this holds up, it would mark the 6th straight month of declines.  The yellow metal is getting oversold… but oversold momentum […]

Looking at the Week: Gold Gains on the Weaker Buck

Looking at the Week: Gold Gains on the Weaker Buck

Looking at the Week: Gold Gains on the Weaker Buck $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $CNH Precious metals finished up Friday despite its dips during the week. Precious metals were up on Friday despite many taking dips earlier in the week. Plus we run through key stories in the space for the week. Both gold and silver prices finished up Friday, 14 […]

United States Oil (USO) United States this year became the largest crude oil producer

United States Oil (USO) United States this year became the largest crude oil producer

United States Oil (USO) United States this year became the largest crude oil producer The United States this year became the largest crude oil producer, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia, according to preliminary estimates from the Energy Information Administration. Although following the June 22 agreement between OPEC and Russia to up production to rein in prices Russia […]

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks $GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold pared gains as China became a focus point again The possible progress in the trade dispute pressured the USD. Gold prices dipped Thursday as investors purchased riskier assets instead of seeking a safe-haven in gold, on news a new round of US-China […]

Hurricane Florence’s Effect on Commodities

Hurricane Florence’s Effect on Commodities

Hurricane Florence’s Effect on Commodities $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USO,$UNG Thursday’s US economic data included: CPI, Export Sales, Jobless Claims and followed by EIA Gas Storage. But the the Main headline is Hurricane Florence bearing down on the east coast, and a major tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico, it is 1 that has a 50% chance of forming into […]

US Gasoline Prices Up, Inflation Rising

US Gasoline Prices Up, Inflation Rising

US Gasoline Prices Up, Inflation Rising $UGA, $USO US consumer prices rose less than expected in August as increases in gasoline and rents were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs, and underlying inflation pressures also appeared to be slowing. The US Labor Department said on Thursday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.2% last month after […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) modest rally after the release of some U.S. economic data

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) modest rally after the release of some U.S. economic data

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) modest rally after the release of some U.S. economic data Gold prices are posting a modest rally after the release of some U.S. economic data, including a very tame inflation report. Some more short covering in the futures markets (the buying back of previously sold, or short, positions) is featured in gold […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid technical resistance at $15.00

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid technical resistance at $15.00

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid technical resistance at $15.00 Silver futures bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.00 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices below solid support at […]

Can, Will Precious Metals Rise From the Mat?

Can, Will Precious Metals Rise From the Mat?

Can, Will Precious Metals Rise From the Mat? $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF Gold finished +0.7% to 1210.80 oz in NY Wednesday People are asking me: Can the precious metals rise from the mat? The Big A: Yes. It is important to note that when 2 of the 5 sentiment indicator shift to more positive sentiment, to […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) recorded its lowest London benchmark price yesterday since the “anti-arb” flash crash of late January 2016

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) recorded its lowest London benchmark price yesterday since the “anti-arb” flash crash of late January 2016

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) recorded its lowest London benchmark price yesterday since the “anti-arb” flash crash of late January 2016 Silver held flat around $14.12 after recorded its lowest London benchmark price yesterday since the “anti-arb” flash crash of late January 2016, when the auction process fixed at $13.58 – some 80 cents […]

United States Oil (USO) Market eyes Hurricane Florence as it approaches the U.S. East Coast

United States Oil (USO) Market eyes Hurricane Florence as it approaches the U.S. East Coast

United States Oil (USO) Market eyes Hurricane Florence as it approaches the U.S. East Coast Crude-oil futures rallied Tuesday, finding support as a major hurricane approaching the U.S. East Coast boosted demand for fuel and threatened the flow of gasoline through a key pipeline. The U.S. government also cut its forecasts for domestic production and […]

Gold Finished Flat, Rate Hike and Trade Tensions Concern

Gold Finished Flat, Rate Hike and Trade Tensions Concern

Gold Finished Flat, Rate Hike and Trade Tensions Concern $GLD, $SLV Gold prices held steady during Asian trade Tuesday as investors remained on the sidelines amid expectations of a Fed interest rate hike later this month and on fears of an escalation in the US-China trade dispute. Spot gold was mostly unchanged at 1,195.79 oz […]

US Farmers Hurry to Harvest Crops as Hurricane Florence Looms

US Farmers Hurry to Harvest Crops as Hurricane Florence Looms

US Farmers Hurry to Harvest Crops as Hurricane Florence Looms $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY As powerful Hurricane Florence moves closer to the southeastern United States Tuesday, farmers in North Carolina rushed to harvest Corn and Tobacco and stock up on pig rations, while the danger of deadly flooding threatened a state where millions of farm animals […]

Hurricane Florence Driving Crude Oil and Gasoline Higher

Hurricane Florence Driving Crude Oil and Gasoline Higher

Hurricane Florence Driving Crude Oil and Gasoline Higher $USO, $OIL, $UGA Crude Oil and Gasoline posted the biggest gainers since late June as Hurricane Florence threatened US East Coast fuel markets and sanctions began crimping Iranian Crude Oil exports. Crude Oil futures in New York climbed 2.5%, while gasoline futures popped higher by 2.8% Tuesday. […]

United States Oil (USO) South Korea first country to comply with the U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) South Korea first country to comply with the U.S. sanctions on Iran

United States Oil (USO) South Korea first country to comply with the U.S. sanctions on Iran South Korea has become the first of Iran’s top-three oil customers to fulfill a hard-line U.S. demand that buyers cut imports to zero. The Asian nation didn’t import any crude from Iran last month, compared with 194,000 barrels a […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some potential storm clouds on the horizon

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some potential storm clouds on the horizon

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some potential storm clouds on the horizon December silver futures bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. There are no early clues to suggest a market bottom is close at hand. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.07 an […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Trade Tensions

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Trade Tensions

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Trade Tensions December gold bears still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid technical resistance at last week’s high of $1,220.70. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective is pushing prices below solid technical support at […]

United States Oil (USO) Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in

United States Oil (USO) Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in

United States Oil (USO) Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in Oil prices rose on Monday as U.S. drilling for new production stalled and as the market eyed tighter conditions once Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in from November. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $68.19 per barrel at […]

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios $GLD, $USD Gold has been hammered lately, and some advisers are telling their wealthy clients to take advantage of lower prices and add to their stockpile to protect assets against pounding equity markets. Advisers to Asia’s super rich think their clients should put more of their […]

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom $USO, $OIL Crude Oil prices rose Monday as US drilling for new production stalled and as the market eyed tighter conditions once Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s Crude Oil exports kick in from November forward. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Crude Oil futures were […]

Traders Buying Corn, Selling Soybean and Wheat

Traders Buying Corn, Selling Soybean and Wheat

Traders Buying Corn, Selling Soybean and Wheat $CORN, $SOY, $WEAT Speculators were pegged last week by trade sources as net buyers of Chicago-traded Corn, Soybeans and Wheat, but their Corn views did not budge, and they were net sellers of Soybean and Wheat. Despite a drop in exportable Wheat supply worldwide, US exporters have yet […]

METALLA ADDS ROYALTY ON AGNICO EAGLE’S SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY

METALLA ADDS ROYALTY ON AGNICO EAGLE’S SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY

METALLA ADDS ROYALTY ON AGNICO EAGLE’S SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY $MTAFF, $AEM, $GLGDF Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (TSXV: MTA) (OTCQX: MTAFF) (FRANKFURT: X9CP) announced last Wednesday that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to acquire a 2% net smelter return royalty on the Santa Gertrudis gold property located north of Hermosillo in Sonora, […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Coming Very Close to a Bottom

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Coming Very Close to a Bottom

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Coming Very Close to a Bottom According to Quartz, silver prices have fallen to their lowest levels since 2016, shedding 17 percent since the start of this year. The metal started 2018 at $553 per kilogram. The highest price for this year was $564/kg which was way back in January. Now, […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) point towards a significantly higher price for the precious metal

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) point towards a significantly higher price for the precious metal

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) point towards a significantly higher price for the precious metal The gold price is set in the Comex futures exchange by the trading of futures contracts and not the amount of gold traded in Dubai, India or anywhere else. Therefore, if you want to read the future of gold prices, the […]

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year $GMDMF, $BHP This Summer’s crash in commodity prices is turning it into a year to forget for miners. Unless, that is you dig the world’s biggest diamonds. Gem Diamonds Ltd. (OTCMKT:GMDMF) has been the standout performer in the FTSE All-Share Mining Index, gaining almost 70% this […]

United States Oil (USO) prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February

United States Oil (USO) prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February

United States Oil (USO) prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February Oil prices rose on Friday after U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February 2015. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $67.90 per barrel at 0056 GMT, up 13 cents, or […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Overall, the Northside appears limited for Crude Oil prices near term. PE Note: Crude Oil prices rose a bit after release of the US inventory data that states a fall to 15 February low of 401.49-M bbls. Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude Oil at 67.87 could be […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Further to Fall

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Further to Fall

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Further to Fall Technically, December gold futures bears still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid technical resistance at last week’s high of $1,220.70. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective is pushing prices below solid technical support […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) no early clues to suggest a market bottom is close at hand

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) no early clues to suggest a market bottom is close at hand

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) no early clues to suggest a market bottom is close at hand December silver futures bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. There are no early clues to suggest a market bottom is close at hand. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical […]

United States Oil (USO) emerging market turbulence’s weighed on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) emerging market turbulence’s weighed on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) emerging market turbulence’s weighed on sentiment U.S. sanctions against Iran, however, prevented prices from falling further as they are expected to tighten the market after being implemented from November, traders said. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $68.59 per barrel at 0645 GMT, down 13 cents, or […]

Forex Major Pairs Morning Briefing

Forex Major Pairs Morning Briefing

Forex Major Pairs Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Again, we are at important marks in most currencies. There is the chance that the current USD’s strength could see a correction/reversal early this month on not. Key support near 95 on the US Dollar (.DXY) Index could lead to USD strength again, the support is holding.PE Notes: The USD strengthened a […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Concerns about Tropical Storm Gordon’s minor impact along Gulf of Mexico and Central Gulf coast could have aided a fall in Crude prices Wednesday. Also, there are talks of a possible period deadline ending today for the US tariffs on another $200-B of […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid overall near-term technical advantage

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid overall near-term technical advantage

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid overall near-term technical advantage December silver futures bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.00 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices below solid support at […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) climbs higher as US dollar eases

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) climbs higher as US dollar eases

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) climbs higher as US dollar eases Gold bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close in December futures above solid resistance at last week’s high of $1,220.70. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective is pushing prices below solid technical […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Again, Crude Oil prices have risen the notion that the Iran sanctions could limit supply globally without possibly hurting the demand from China. But the prices face rejection from resistance at these marks as we saw on Tuesday.  PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude Oil at 69.48, now seeing […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) hit 21-month lows at $14.16 per ounce

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) hit 21-month lows at $14.16 per ounce

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) hit 21-month lows at $14.16 per ounce Silver prices today hit 21-month lows at $14.16 per ounce, driving the Gold/Silver Ratio of the two precious metals’ prices up past the 2008 crisis peak to reach 84.5 December silver futures bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage and gained more […]

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday, breaking past $70 per barrel, after two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms were evacuated in preparation for a hurricane. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $70.05 per barrel at 0353 GMT, up […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Again, Crude Oil prices have risen on indication that the Iran sanctions could limit supply globally without possibly hurting the demand from China. But the prices face rejection from resistance at these marks this week.  PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude Oil at 70.06 seeing 1st resistance at […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Bears Ease Back

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Bears Ease Back

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Bears Ease Back There are no major economic reports today because of the U.S. holiday. Furthermore, any price action today will take place under extremely thin-trading conditions. This means be careful buying strength and selling weakness. Gold is likely to continue to be manipulated by the price action in the U.S. […]

THEMAC Copper Flats Permitting Update

THEMAC Copper Flats Permitting Update

THEMAC Copper Flats Permitting Update THEMAC Resources Group Limited(TSX VENTURE:MAC) through its wholly-owned subsidiary New Mexico Copper Corporation (NMCC), is currently engaged in securing 2 important state operating permits: a Groundwater Discharge Permit (focused on groundwater protection) from the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED); and a New Mine Permit to regulate mine operation and reclamation […]

United States Oil (USO) extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions

United States Oil (USO) extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions

United States Oil (USO) extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions Brent crude oil LCOc1 rose 63 cents a barrel to settle at $77.77. U.S. crude CLc1 settled 74 cents higher at $70.25 a barrel, after earlier hitting a session high of $70.50. Both contracts were at their highest in more than one month. A […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Again, Crude Oil prices have risen on indication that the Iran sanctions could limit supply globally without possibly hurting the demand from China. But the prices face rejection from resistance at these marks yet this week and next. With the EIA report Wednesday stating […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) No Safe-Haven Bid From EM Currencies’ Woes

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) No Safe-Haven Bid From EM Currencies’ Woes

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) No Safe-Haven Bid From EM Currencies’ Woes Gold bears still have the overall near-term technical advantage but a price downtrend on the daily bar chart has been negated to suggest a market bottom is in place. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close in December […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Next Upside $15.50

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Next Upside $15.50

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Next Upside $15.50 December silver futures bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.50 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices below solid support at $14.00. First resistance […]

United States Oil (USO) got additional support today from the declining inventories across the board

United States Oil (USO) got additional support today from the declining inventories across the board

United States Oil (USO) got additional support today from the declining inventories across the board Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, with Brent at its highest in seven weeks and U.S. crude touching a three-week peak, supported by a drawdown in U.S. crude and gasoline stocks and reduced Iranian crude shipments as […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Crude Oil prices have risen on indication that the Iran sanctions could limit supply globally without possibly hurting the demand from China. But the prices face rejection from resistance at these marks yet this week and next. With the EIA report Wednesday stating […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,226.00

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,226.00

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,226.00 Technically, gold bears still have the overall near-term technical advantage but a price downtrend on the daily bar chart has been negated to suggest a market bottom is in place. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close inDecember futures above solid resistance […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) little risk aversion among traders and investors

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) little risk aversion among traders and investors

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) little risk aversion among traders and investors  Gold and silver prices are lower in early U.S. trading Wednesday. With little risk aversion among traders and investors at present, the safe-haven metals remain on shaky ground. December gold futures were last down $4.70 an ounce at $1,209.50. December Comex silver […]

United States Oil (USO) slips on rising U.S. supply

United States Oil (USO) slips on rising U.S. supply

United States Oil (USO) slips on rising U.S. supply Crude oil futures were stable to slightly lower in mid-morning trade in Asia Wednesday after the release of mildly bearish US inventory data and the suspension of strike action in the North Sea. US crude stocks rose 38,000 barrels in the week ended August 24, according […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Crude prices dipped after news of unexpected gains in the US stockpiles was reported by the API dat. Overall medium term looks Bullish while trading above current support marks.  PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude Oil at 68.58 and ICE Brent Crude Oil at 75.99 now […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) suggests a market bottom is in place

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) suggests a market bottom is in place

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) suggests a market bottom is in place Gold bears still have the overall near-term technical advantage but a price downtrend on the daily bar chart has been negated to suggest a market bottom is in place. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close in December […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Silver Rallies

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Silver Rallies

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Silver Rallies December silver futures bears have the overall near-term technical advantage, but prices hit a two-week high overnight. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.50 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices […]

United States Oil (USO) prices extend gains amid weaker U.S. dollar

United States Oil (USO) prices extend gains amid weaker U.S. dollar

United States Oil (USO) prices extend gains amid weaker U.S. dollar Oil prices kept rising on Monday as a weaker U.S. dollar made the dollar-priced commodity more attractive for holders of other currencies. The U.S. dollar retreated further on Monday amid reports that the United States and Mexico struck a trade deal that might pave […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Crude Oil prices look Bullish near term on expectations that weekly US inventory data will show a decline and sanctions on Iran will impact supply. PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude Oil at 68.92 and ICE Brent Crude Oil at 76.29 can move  71-72 and 78 respectively. […]

Russia Takes Over Global Coal Market

Russia Takes Over Global Coal Market

Russia Takes Over Global Coal Market Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to expand the country’s coal exports on the global markets as the Australians are shut out of the market by their own government. “Last year, domestic companies exported more than 190 million tons of coal,” the president said, noting that Russia is […]

US Farm Aid Package Includes Direct Payments to Farmers

US Farm Aid Package Includes Direct Payments to Farmers

US Farm Aid Package Includes Direct Payments to Farmers $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT Monday, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said its $12-B farm aid package would include $4.7-B in direct payments to farmers to help offset losses from retaliatory tariffs on American exports this season. The bulk of the payments, $3.6-B, would be made to Soybean […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Sees Some Strength

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Sees Some Strength

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Sees Some Strength Gold bears still have the overall near-term technical advantage but a price downtrend on the daily bar chart is now in jeopardy. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close in December futures above solid resistance at $1,226.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) First Target $15.50

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) First Target $15.50

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) First Target $15.50 December silver futures bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at $15.50 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices below solid support at $14.00. First resistance […]

2018 Farm Progress Show Exhibit

2018 Farm Progress Show Exhibit

2018 Farm Progress Show Exhibit Growers and the agronomic and financial experts they depend on will share real-world experience and tips with their fellow farmers during three interactive panels at Bayer’s exhibit space #1126 during this year’s Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, Aug. 28-30. The three “Advancing Farming, Advancing Life,” panel discussions, each with […]

United States Oil (USO) dipped slightly on Monday on concerns about US-China trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) dipped slightly on Monday on concerns about US-China trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) dipped slightly on Monday on concerns about US-China trade dispute  Oil prices fell on Monday on concerns the U.S.-China trade dispute will erode global economic growth, although looming U.S. sanctions against Iran’s oil sector kept crude from falling further, traders said. Washington will target Iran’s oil exports with sanctions from November. […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Hard commodities have risen in here, while that continues, they look Bullish near term.  PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude Oil at 68.57 has room to rise to 72 or higher while trading above 68. Near term looks Bullish for this week. ICE Brent Crude Oil […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) a cheap buy for long-term investors

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) a cheap buy for long-term investors

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) a cheap buy for long-term investors After a major sell-off, precious metals are a cheap buy for long-term investors, according to Wells Fargo Investment Institute, which highlighted silver as the best investment choice at the moment. “At the top of our commodity buy list are metals, especially precious metals. […]

United States Oil (USO) continues to stagger forward without direction

United States Oil (USO) continues to stagger forward without direction

United States Oil (USO) continues to stagger forward without direction The oil market continues to stagger forward without direction, and the EIA data is offering little clarity. Just last week, the EIA reported a sharp build up in crude oil inventories, raising concerns about over supply. But inventories have seesawed back and forth for much […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary:  Crude Oils at resistances  Copper and Gold testing lower. PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude at 68.21 seeing resistance here, and needs to break to the Northside to continue rising to 70. Note: Above 68.50, resistance is seen at 70. ICE Brent Crude at 75.05 faces resistances […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) has stiff resistance at $1167.10

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) has stiff resistance at $1167.10

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) has stiff resistance at $1167.10 Based on the early price action, the direction of the December Comex Gold market the rest of the session is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the downtrending Gann angle at $1198.70. A sustained move under $1198.70 will indicate the presence of sellers. If […]

United States Oil (USO) Prices Jump On Steep Inventory Drop

United States Oil (USO) Prices Jump On Steep Inventory Drop

United States Oil (USO) Prices Jump On Steep Inventory Drop Donald’s Trump’s sanctions would drive Iranian oil exports down in order to force behaviour change on Tehran regime. The US is prepared to use sanctions to drive Iranian oil exports down to zero, the US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said. “Regime change in […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary:  Crude Oil moved up  Copper and gold fall off. PE Crude Oil and Metals Gold and Copper looks weak while crude prices could move up further in the near term. NYMEX WTI Crude at 67.97, and Ice Brent Crude at 74.74 bot are up sharply after EIA […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Firms On Safe-Haven Buying

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Firms On Safe-Haven Buying

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Firms On Safe-Haven Buying Gold was also in the positive territory, and AE said the dollar has been trading mixed, edging out a fresh low against a generally firmer Euro while gaining on the Pound and Australian Dollar, among other currencies. Potentially limiting the advance are concerns that criminal convictions of […]

United States Oil (USO) rises on U.S. crude inventories

United States Oil (USO) rises on U.S. crude inventories

United States Oil (USO) rises on U.S. crude inventories The U.S. plans to release 11 million barrels of oil from its 660-million-barrel emergency stockpile, just as American sanctions on Iranian oil exports kick in. The sour, high-sulfur crude will hit the market in October and November, according to a notice of sale from the Energy […]

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