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  • Oil: The Next Major Commodity To Crash?
    By on July 1, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    We have seen how Gold and Silver were viciously attacked by the shorts this past week, and surprisingly Oil escaped the carnage which is interesting because in April Oil was taken down to the $86 level during the last attack on the Gold and Silver markets.  This is even stranger considering the fu...
  • Deflation: Is The Fed Failing To Inflate Economy?
    By on May 23, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    The Fed is pumping billions into the economy every month, hoping to inflate it.  From a stock market perspective, many key index’s are at all-time high levels. Is the Fed succeeding to inflate stocks?  Many would say yes. CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE   From a broad based Commodity perspec...
  • Australia: Manufacturing, Commodity Boom Stalling
    By on May 6, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    Australia fundamentals deteriorate rapidly as evidenced by a collapse in the PMI Manufacturing Index in April.  Key Findings Manufacturing activity contracted significantly in April as conditions weakened amid a strong Australian dollar, intense import competition, high energy costs and weak lo...
  • Commodities Still Point To Economic Downturn!
    By on April 29, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    As I noted in a post a number of weeks ago, declining commodity prices usually indicate demand for goods is dropping and the economy is in trouble. There has been only further deterioration in commodity prices in the weeks since. I won’t mention 2008 when everything collapsed. But in the summer o...
  • Commodities Suggest Economic Recovery Stumbling!
    By on April 10, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    As a six-year chart of the CRB Index of Commodity Prices shows, declining commodity prices usually indicate demand for goods is dropping and the economy is in trouble. We won’t talk about the bottom falling out of commodity prices and everything else in the financial meltdown of 2008. But the CRB...
  • Commodities Fire Warning Shot For Stocks and Economy
    By on March 3, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    It’s time for an update on commodity prices. As I have written before, consumers understandably like to see prices for commodities decline, the more the merrier, particularly gasoline and energy costs. Many fundamental analysts also take commodity price declines as a positive for the economy, on t...
  • Lumber Prices Back At Top Of Historical Range
    By on February 21, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    The lumber market has really come off the 2009 bottom of $140 per mbf and closed Friday at $399.80 per mbf on the back of good news out of the housing sector of the economy. The housing sector of the economy led the way in 2012 with record low interest rates, and investors and banks working throug...
  • Technical Analysis Of The Cotton Market
    By on February 20, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    The Cotton market was a pretty calm market until the last four months of 2010 through the first four months of 2011 when it awoke from its giant slumber to more than double its historical trading range. Cotton #2 for May 2013 which trades through the CME Globex & ClearPort venues has recently sh...
  • Do Commodities Offer Another Market Warning?
    By on February 18, 2013 | No Comments  Comments
    Last May as the market topped out in its 10% decline to the June low, my weekly column pointed out how commodity prices tend to be quite accurate predictors not only of stock market direction, but to an uncanny degree the severity of market corrections. Plunging Commodity Prices Are Ominous For Sto...
  • Commodities At Interesting Juncture Again!
    By on December 18, 2012 | No Comments  Comments
    After spiking up in 2009 and 2010, commodities have been in a bear market since early last year, the CRB Commodity Index plunging 27% to its low earlier this year. Attempts to rally were halted by the resistance at its 30-week m.a. However, the rally off that low has been promising, breaking out a...
  • $50 Billion Commodity Investment at Risk?
    By on September 19, 2012 | No Comments  Comments
    A tax lawyer I know sent me a link to an article about a tax ruling. I’m thinking “Boring”, who cares about that? Then I read the article. A few lines jumped out:   Commodity prices could come under severe pressure if the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) decides to revoke previous ru...
  • Hard Commodity Prices To Collapse By 2015…
    By on September 18, 2012 | No Comments  Comments
    For the past two years, as regular readers know, I have been bearish on hard commodities. Prices may have dropped substantially from their peaks during this time, but I don’t think the bear market is over. I think we still have a very long way to go. There are four reasons why I expect prices ...
  • Free Report: 4 New Commodity Opportunities…
    By on September 16, 2012 | No Comments  Comments
    Today, you have a chance to see for yourself a real-life, professional-grade commodity market-forecasting tool from an Elliott wave expert. Elliott Wave International’s Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy has delivered 100’s of successful forecasts to individual and professional tra...
  • Food Prices and Commodity ETF’s…
    By on September 4, 2012 | No Comments  Comments
    While the Gulf Coast is dealing with far too much rain, food prices are reflecting the effects of the worst drought in 50 years in the corn-, soybean-, and wheat-raising areas of the US, to which are added the effects of drought conditions in Russia, the Ukraine, and Australia and the possibility th...
  • Commodity Markets Take No Prisoners…
    By on August 21, 2012 | No Comments  Comments
    How many losing trades can you tolerate each year and still be successful in the markets? How many consecutive losing trades? How many losing weeks, months, or even years would it take to end your trading career? Peter L. Brandt is a professional trader who openly acknowledges that only about 30 to ...
  • Pettis: Debt, Currency Wars, Commodities and Capital ...
    By on August 17, 2012 | No Comments  Comments
    The much-denied hard landing in China is now underway with weakening data everywhere one looks. Today there is More Bad News For China as FDI Falls. Foreign direct investment in China fell to the lowest level in two years in July, fueling concern that waning confidence in the nation’s growth pro...

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