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 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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable $BTC, $ETH Let’s examines Key factors in the growth of the cryptocurrency industry, and what regulators are doing to mitigate the risks It is an encouraging sign that the cryptocurrency community and regulators have been quick to evolve and respond to risks that have been identified in the market. For […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary:  Gold, Crude Oil and Copper moves higher, but have major overhead resistances, which could limit the Northside. Crude Oil seen trading sideways. PE Note: Helping commodity prices was a drop in the dollar after President Donald Trump said he was “not thrilled” with the Federal Reserve for […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Commodities mostly look stable to weak medium term. Some sideways consolidation near term is possible with a possible test of respective resistances in Crude Oil. PE Note: Gold and Copper have risen a bit, but have major overhead resistances, which could limit the Northside. Crude Oil […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Commodities mostly look stable to weak medium term. Some sideways consolidation near term is possible with a possible test of respective resistances in Crude Oil. PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude at 65.01) and ICE Brent Crude 71.59 are up a bit from Friday’s […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Agriculture commodities are up on US-China trade talks. Crude Oil off on supply./demand issues my view is Bearish in here. PE Crude Oil and Metals Crude Oil prices fell Friday, with NYMEX WTI Crude heading for a 7th weekly decliner on increasing concerns about slowing global economic […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Commentary: Almost all major commodities have fallen sharply and trading lower. Near term view is Bearish in here. PE Crude Oil and Metals NYMEX WTI Crude at 64.96 is off sharply and looks Bearish near term to 62-60. ICE Brent Crude  at 71.00 sees 1st […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Crude Oil and Metals Commodities at the close in New York Tuesday NYMEX WTI Crude Oil -0.3% to 67.05 (USO) Gold +0.1% to 1200.60 oz (GLD) Copper -1.8% to 2.68 lb  (CU) Commentary: The hard commodities have weakened, while the agriculture commodities have strengthened in here. PE […]

FX: Sterling (GBP) Traders Focused on BREXIT Outcome

FX: Sterling (GBP) Traders Focused on BREXIT Outcome

FX: Sterling (GBP) Traders Focused on BREXIT Outcome GBP/USD: -0.32% to 1.2721, Tuesday’s action is the 9th consecutive decliner for the GBP Having sunk to 13-month lows, the Pound Sterling could fall by up to another 10% in the coming months should Britain crash out of the EU without a deal on future trade ties, […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Crude Oil and Metals Commentary: These commodities look stable in here. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 67.53 looks likely to hold below resistance at 68 in here moving down to re-test 66. ICE Brent Crude at 72.92 looks like it trade within the 73.50-71.00 zone during the next 3 […]

Saudi Arabia Reduced Its Crude Oil Production in July

Saudi Arabia Reduced Its Crude Oil Production in July

Saudi Arabia Reduced Its Crude Oil Production in July $OIL, $USO NYMEX WTI Crude Oil -0.5% closed at 67.28 bbl (USO) 13 August 2018 OPEC released its monthly Oil Market Report Monday. Saudi Arabia did reduce Crude Oil production in July following preliminary reports last week, despite its agreement to raise output, following recent OPEC/NOPEC […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Crude Oil and Metals Commentary: These commodities look stable in here. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 67.65 could trade in the 68.50-66.00 range near term. Long term support is seen, which if holds is Bullish WTI Crude could move to 70 or higher medium term. […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE ICE Brent Crude at 73.36 and NYMEX WTI Crude at 68.95 bounced supports, and they could start moving up medium term towards 78 and 72 in here. Gold at 1216.20 came off and can test to 1200 next week. Then a bounce from 1200 is […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday, with Wheat rising further on declining supply and Soybeans falling on trade tensions. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 1.75c, or 0.46% to settle at 3.8125 bu. September Wheat went up 2.25c, or 0.4% to close at […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE ICE Brent Crude at 72.79 has come down, it could test 72.50 before the price could rise back over the next couple sessions. Support is likely to hold and could possible take the price higher soon. Nymex WTI at 67.97 sees support at […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Wednesday morning, with Soybean falling sharply after a more than 3% run up in the prior session. As of 1452 GMT, the most active Corn contract for December was down 1.5c at 3.85 bu. September Wheat was up 8.5c at […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 68.35)could bounce from support at 68. There is little support below 68. ICE Brent Crude at 73.89 came off from 76 and continues to lower. A test of support at 72.50 is possible now. Note: Both the Crude Oil […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Tuesday, with Soybeans surging over 3%, back to above 9.00 bu. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 5.25c, or 1.38 percent to settle at 3.865 bu. September Wheat went up 7.25c, or 1.33% to close at 5.5375 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Monday, with wheat rising more than 3% due to falling supply as a result of unfavorable weather conditions worldwide. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 5c, or 1.33% to settle at 3.8125 bu. September Wheat went up […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 68.82, +0.19% at 1st support, while that holds, a fall below 68 seems unlikely. A rise from 68 is possible in here, targeting 71. Near term looks Bullish above 68. ICE Brent Crude at 74.22, -0.09% is […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher on the week which ended 27 July, with Wheat futures   up nearly 3% supported by concerns about crop shortfalls in key production areas around the globe. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 7.25c weekly, or 1.96%, to […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 69.55 can test at 71-72 before comes off medium term. We wait, we watch for now. ICE Brent Crude at 74.40 has bee moving up fro support at 71, while that holds the price may target 76 soon. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday, with Soybean futures rising, as European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the EU would buy more US Soybean. But many observers in Europe considered the moves as symbolic as the EU does not impose tariffs on Soybean imports, limiting […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 69.40, and ICE Brent Crude at 74.41 are trying to move up, while that continues, WTI Crude could move up towards 71-72 while Brent Crude could test 76+  near term. Gold (1232.40) if sustains a rise above 1230, could […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Wednesday, with Wheat futures rising over 6%, supported by concerns about crop shortfalls in Key production areas around the world. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went up 7.25c, or 1.98% to close at 3.7325 bu. September […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:  Not much strength is seen in the commodities in here. Crude Oil and Gold prices look Bearish, while Copper could remain ranged now. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 68.80 and ICE Brent Crude 73.91 have risen from supports, and while they hold, the prices may […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed 

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed 

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Tuesday with Soybean futures rising on investors’ short-covering. The most active Corn contract for December delivery down 5.25c, or 1.41% to close at 3.66 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 3.5c, or 0.68% to close at 5.1025 bu. November Soybean delivery […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:  Not much strength is seen in the commodities in here. Crude Oil and Gold prices look Bearish, while Copper could remain ranged now. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 67.66,-0.34% dipped and has room to 66-65, while ICE Brent Crude at 72.77, -0.36% could also […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Monday, with Corn futures rising despite the fund managers adding to their shorts, favorable crop-weather. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went up 2.25c, or 0.61% to close at 3.7125 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 2.25c, or […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 68.10, -0.23% has room in the Southside to 65 and if the price falls, it likely drags ICE Brent Crude 72.85, -0.30% lower levels in here. Note: 70-71 is important support for ICE Brent Crude and is likely to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities rallied sharply on the week which ended 20 July, as traders expected increasing demand for UX supplies. The most active contract for December Corn rose 14.25c weekly, or 4.02%, to 3.69 bu. September Wheat delivery went up 19c, or […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 68.10, -0.21%, and ICE Brent Crude at 72.56, -0.03% are hanging just above important support. Brent Crude could spend some time ranged within 74-71. WTI Crude has room on the Southside to 66.0-65.50,which is likely to hold […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed Thursday morning on uncertainty of future export sales, following a significant rally in the past 3 sessions. As of 1457 GMT, the most active Soybean contract for November delivery was down 1.5c at 8.5625 bu, while December Corn was up […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Nothing new. PE NYMEX WTI at 68.81 is up from 67, while the price trades higher, it can test at 72. But, a fall from 70 open the way to 66-65 medium term. For now while above 67, price might move higher. ICE […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded higher Wednesday morning, but the upward momentum boosted by declined crop ratings seemed  weak. As of 1459 GMT, the most active December Corn was up 1.5C at 3.6125 bu, and Soybean contract for November delivery rose 1.25c at 8.565, while September […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Commodities are in a downtrend and under strong Bear influence. PE Note: Crude Oil prices continue to fall on increased supply and reduced demand from China. Libyan production is rising, as is Russian output, and Saudi Arabia is pumping record volumes which is […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded higher Tuesday, with Corn and Soybean futures rising over declined crop ratings. As of 1459 GMT, the most active December Corn was up 5c at 3.605 bu, and Soybean contract for November delivery rose 9.5c at 8.5525, while September Wheat was […]

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country $OIL, $USO The Trump Administration is pushing countries to cut all imports of Iranian Crude Oil from November on. The US wants to avoid disrupting global Crude Oil markets as it reimposes sanctions against Tehran and in certain cases will consider waivers for countries […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Nothing new. PE ICE Brent Crude 72.25, +0.57% below support at 73 and now targets 70. The sharp fall in Crude Oil prices came in after comments from US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated that the administration will consider the use of waivers for countries to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Monday morning, with soybean futures rebounding from record lows due to the US-China trade tensions. As of 1454 GMT, the most active Soybean contract for November delivery rose 14.5c at 8.4875 bu, and December Corn was up 3.5c at 3.5825 […]

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $BLK Bitcoin rallies 5% as BlackRock reportedly weighs crypto venture Bitcoin opened higher, climbing as much nearly 6%, following reports that the world’s largest asset manager was considering a push into the digital-currency market. Monday, it was reported that BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), which […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Nothing new. PE ICE Brent Crude at 74.84, -0.65% bounced from support, while that holds, Brent Crude is Bullish to 78-79 near term. NYMEX WTI Crude at 70.60, -0.58% has room on the Southside but may come 73 on a rise in Brent Crude, may not […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed 

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed 

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished  mixed Friday, with soybean futures ending at record lows on ongoing US-Sino trade frictions. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went down 4.5c, or 1.25% to close at 3.5475 bu. November Soybean delivery dropped 15c, or 1.77% to […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Commodities may pause in here. Copper, Gold and Silver are likely to come off in the medium term, and Crude prices are weak. PE ICE Brent Crude at 74.17, -0.38% has some support in here, and could bounce over the next few sessions targeting 77 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Thursday, with Soybean futures bounced a bit  after hitting contract lows Thursday amid US-China trade frictions. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went up 6c, or 1.7% to close at 3.5925 bu. September Wheat delivery added 12.75c, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Commodities may pause in here. Copper, Gold and Silver are likely to come off in the medium term, and Crude prices are weak. PE ICE Brent Crude 74.62 and NYMEX WTI Crude at 70.76 have fallen sharply. Note: Crude Oil prices started falling yesterday after […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Wednesday, with Soybean and Corn futures dropping to contract lows, following the news that the US announced a list of tariffs on $200-B of Chinese goods Tuesday. Agriculture grain investors were already worried about the impact of trade frictions […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Commodities may pause in here. Copper, Gold and Silver are likely to come off in the medium term, and Crude prices are also set dip. PE ICE Brent Crude at 78.08 dipped from  78.80 seen Tuesday. Near term trade within 77-79 is possible, and […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Tuesday, with soybean futures falling for the 2nd straight session, mostly on US-China trade frictions, improved weather conditions in the US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went down 6.25c, or 1.7R to close at 3.60 […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities driving down Crude Oil prices. PE ICE Brent Crude at 78.37 is stable and unable to decide which direction in here. North is limited to 80-81 and will hold for now. A test at 79-80 near term, followed […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Monday, with Soybean futures diving, as investors turned to technical selling amid ongoing China-US trade friction. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went down 6c, or 1.61% to close at 3.67 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 7.25c, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities driving down Crude Oil prices. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.50, and NYMEX WTI Crude at 74.12 look like they want come off to test to 75 and 65 respectively before moving up medium term. Note:Immediate view is […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures rebounded at week’s end on 6 July, thanks to bargain buying amid escalating trade tensions. The most active contract for November Soybean went up 14.5c weekly, or 1.65%, to 8.945 bu. December Corn delivery rose […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities driving down Crude Oil prices. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.15 seeing Brent Crude falling from current marks to 76 near term on supply/demand concerns. NYMEX WTI at 72.82 could test 68 near to medium term before […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) wheat rose almost 3% Thursday over declining crop estimates. The Corn contract for December delivery rose 0.25c, or 0.07% to settle at 3.645 bu. September Wheat went up 14.5c, or 2.95% to close at 5.055 bu. November Soybean were down 8.5c, or […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities now. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.69 could trade sideways within 77-80 now. While it trades above 77 it could test 80 before coming off again. NYMEX WTI Crude at 73.84 sees resistance, and could […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat rebounded Tuesday on bottom picking but Soybean continued to decline amid trade uncertainty. The US grain market was closed Wednesday for the 4th of July holiday The Corn contract for December delivery rose 5.25c, or 1.46% to settle at […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Seeing weakness across the board in commodities now. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.83 is holding below resistance at 80, while that holds, a dip to 76, and then a attempt 78+. NYMEX WTI Crude at 74.55 is also holding below important […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Monday morning as traders now are focused on increasing trade tensions. As of 1448 GMT, November Soybeans were down 7.5c at 8.725 bu, while December Corn was down 7.5c at 3.6375 bu, and September Wheat down 11.25c at 4.90 […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: US President Trump has called on Saudi Arabia to raise production. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 73.22 is holding well in here, while that holds, the price will test to 72. ICE Brent Crude at 78.19 could still have some room on the […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower on week ended 29 June, with Soybean futures dropping nearly 4% as grain traders turned to technical selling amid trade tensions. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 7c weekly, or […]

President Trump, Calls on Saudi Arabia to Increase Crude Oil Production

President Trump, Calls on Saudi Arabia to Increase Crude Oil Production

President Trump, Calls on Saudi Arabia to Increase Crude Oil Production $USO, $OIL “The price is too high, the King agreed.” President Donald Trump said this weekend  that he had received assurances from King Salman of Saudi Arabia that the Kingdom will increase oil production, “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels” in response to turmoil in […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Thursday morning, as investors prepare for Friday’s Acreage and Quarterly Stocks Report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). July Corn was 1.5c lower at 3.51 Bu as of 1630 GMT, September Wheat was 4c lower at 4.845 Bu, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Crude Oil prices have risen sharply against expectations. PE Note: US President Trump’s demands that allies stop importing Crude from Iran by 4 November this year could impact India as India and China fall under the major importers of Iranian Oil. Crude prices are […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Overall Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Overall Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Overall Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mostly higher Wednesday, with soybean futures rising slightly after plunging over 30c in the past 2 sessions runnning, as market partly digested the impact of trade tensions. CBOT Wheat futures rose on bargain buying after a 3-session sell-off pushed […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Crude Oil bouncing near to medium term on Iraq production issues. PE Crude Oil prices have risen sharply against expectations ICE Brent Crude at 76.53, and NYMEX WTI Crude at 70.74 moved up and may continue to rise to 80 and 72 respectively then see […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Tuesday, with Soybean futures falling for a 2nd session running, on huge selling triggered by trade tensions. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 2c, or 0.57% to close at 3.5225 Bu. September Wheat delivery dropped 7.5c, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Commodities look Bearish near to medium term. PE ICE Brent Crude at 74.79 could come off from 76 and re-test 73-72 near term, 72 is a good support on the longer term charts and we may see a fall below 72 medium […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Sharply Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Sharply Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Sharply Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished sharply lower Monday, with Soybean futures diving over 20c, on massive selling triggered by trade tensions. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 6.75c, or 1.89% to close at 3.505 Bu. September Wheat delivery dropped 13.75c, or […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: OPEC to raise production by 1-M BPD, President Trump wanted lower Crude Oil prices he will get them. PE Gold at 1271.60 may try to move to 1280 in here there is room for the move. ICE Brent Crude at 74.12 sees resistance at 76, while […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Last Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Last Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Last Week $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished more than 1% lower in the week ending 22 June on massive selling triggered by escalating trade tensions. The most active contract for July Soybeans were down 11c weekly, or 1.21%, to 8.945 bu. July Corn delivery fell […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: OPEC to raise production by 500-K BPD, and while the markets wait for some decision from the OPEC meeting, Crude Oil prices may trade up a bit then down, President Trump want lower Crude Oil prices. PE Gold at 1268.90, I am looking for […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday, as wheat futures climbed for a 2nd day running on bargain buying following the market’s recent drop and on a weather-reduced Wheat crop in Russia, the world’s top exporter. Corn followed Wheat higher, underpinned by concerns that […]

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